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Going Off The Grid: Panelists Discuss Athletes As Broadcasters, ESPN's OTT Service

"Going Off The Grid" is a weekly survey of sports execs and personalities offering their thoughts on a handful of pressing (and trivial) issues in sports and pop culture. This week, our experts chime in on fantasy football and tell us whether they're buying or selling Disney's soon-to-debut ESPN OTT platform.

  • NHL Senior VP/Technology Grant Nodine
    – Interested in gadgets, gizmos and personal technology.
  • Coca-Cola VP/Connections Planning Katie Baillie Miller
    – Will be watching the Primetime Emmys on Sunday.
  • MLS/SUM VP Eric Krasnoo
    – Monitors how technology changes day-to-day interactions
  • Pac-12 CFO Laura Hazlett
    – Is interested in fidget spinners.

Going Off The Grid
  Your favorite thing about autumn What is your favorite tailgate food? Athlete you want to see as a broadcaster J.J. Watt's fundraising effort in one word Buying or selling Disney's ESPN OTT service?

Hockey season of course, and Thanksgiving Freshly smoked pork shoulder, shredded, on a fresh-baked Portuguese roll Darren Sproles Stratospheric Selling

College football, weekends with friends and family Buffalo wings Matt Ryan Inspirational Need to learn more

The leaves turning (I'm a New Englander) BBQ ribs Jozy Altidore Heartwarming Buying

The start of college basketball Anything with guacamole We have Bill Walton - who else would you want? Inspirational Buying
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