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Going Off The Grid: Execs Talk Road Trips, Best Alternate Uniforms

"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 the longest drive they have ever made and the best stadiums for live music.

  • Feld Entertainment Senior Dir of Operations for Supercross Dave Prater
    -- Has a hat from every stadium Supercross has raced in during his 19 years with Feld.
  • Facebook Dir of Global Sports Partnerships & Solutions Brandon Gayle
    -- Owns more shoes than his wife thanks to a mild sneaker obsession.
  • Phillies Dir of Season Ticket Services Mike Holdren
    -- Favorite TV shows include "Seinfeld," "Impractical Jokers" and "Mindhunter."
  • Pizza Hut Chief Brand Officer Marianne Radley
    -- Enjoys cooking and catching live music.
Going Off The Grid

Best stadium for live music? Longest drive you've ever made? Sports movie you wish had a sequel? First thing you saved up to buy? Best alternate uniform in sports?
Wrigley Field. Pains me to say it as a White Sox fan
Seattle to Las Vegas
"The Sandlot"
'88 Kawasaki KX 80 (minibike)
Hornets Classic (throwback)

Staples Center
Chicago to L.A.
"He Got Game"
Kris Kross' debut album, "Totally Krossed Out"
'96-97 Bulls (black with red pinstripes)
Fenway Park or MSG
Delaware to Chicago
"Bull Durham"
My first new car
Phillies (powder blue) or Chargers (powder blue)

Tend to see live music in smaller, more intimate venues
Philadelphia to Montana
"Field of Dreams" of course!
Tickets to a David Bowie concert
L.A. Rams (blue and gold)

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