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Going Off The Grid: Panelists Discuss U.S. Open Champ, Legal Sports Bets

"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 panelists discuss sports' relationship with social media and their best summertime memory.

  • NASCAR VP & NASCAR Digital Media Chief Revenue Officer Jon Tuck
    -- Enjoys Sunday night Showtime and HBO, especially "Billions."
  • AHL Milwaukee Admirals President Jon Greenberg
    -- Stays hip by listening to "Judah and the Lion." 
  • BDA Sports Senior VP/Client Relations Shauna Smith
    -- Loves watching anything on Bravo.
  • Lagardere Sports Exec VP/Commercial Marc Riccio
    -- Is a "Fortnite" and "Big Bang Theory" junkie.
Going Off The Grid
  Sports' relationship with social media in 3 words Best summertime memory More intriguing: XFL or AAF U.S. Open prediction First legal sports bet

Tuck
Access, addictive, caution Long days at Jones Beach XFL -- I hesitate to bet against Vince McMahon Jordan Spieth
Actually two -- NASCAR championship winner, Jets to win Super Bowl LIII

Greenberg
Control the message Full family vacations to northern Wisconsin XFL to see how they change from last time Rickie Fowler Brewers to win the World Series

Smith
Powerful, direct, permanent Lake Tahoe with my dad XFL Dustin Johnson Fall horse race at Churchill Downs

Riccio
Dependent, distraction, entertaining Family and friends on Canandaigua and Keuka Lakes XFL -- it will make everyone in the sport better Any of our 10 clients in the field Jets to win Super Bowl LIII

Do you want to get your thoughts in the Grid? If so, shoot an e-mail to jcarpenter@sportsbusinessdaily.com.