Going Off The Grid: Execs Talk Wimbledon, World Cup Storylines
"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 share their most memorable Wimbledon moments, and the biggest takeaways from the World Cup.
- 76ers COO Lara Price
-- Likes to ride jet skis at the beach.
- StubHub Center GM Katie Pandolfo
-- Never misses an issue of Us Weekly.
- Turnkey Intelligence President Haynes Hendrickson
-- Typically behind the masses, but binges select shows.
- MLS Dir of Club Services Ian Campbell
-- What's trending on Netflix?
|Going Off The Grid|
|Most memorable Wimbledon moment?||Biggest takeaway from World Cup in 3-5 words||Superteams: Good or bad for the NBA?||How are you beating the heat wave?||One common misconception about your job?|
|Arthur Ashe vs. Jimmy Connors (1975)||Only need one word: Upsets||A legacy of winning is what we are all chasing||Air conditioning set to 62 degrees||Things slow down in the off-season|
|2008 Federer/Nadal final||Everyone loves an underdog||Good||Lots of water!||You actually watch the events you work|
|Isner d. Mahut 70-68 in 5th set in 2010||How crazy will 2026 be?||Villains are good for overall business
||Countless hours at the swim club||I am not an exec. recruiter/headhunter|
|Federer beating Andy Roddick in 2009 (14th Grand Slam title)||VAR and Neymar memes||They are good for the league...drives national tune-in and interest||On the couch, under a blanket ... A/C on full blast||Travel a lot|
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