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Going Off The Grid: Execs Talk MLB Postseason, Stephen King Scares

"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 their favorite MLB postseason memories and the scariest Stephen King books and movies.

  • CBS Sports Exec VP/Operations & Engineering Patty Power
    -- Favorite new hobby is visiting her freshman son at Boston College.
  • Rays VP/Player Development & Int'l Scouting Carlos Rodriguez
    -- Has run several marathons and also climbed the Great Wall of China.
  • UFC Fight Pass VP & GM Crowley Sullivan
    -- Was the lead singer in a rock band all through college.
  • PointsBet U.S. CEO Johnny Aitken
    -- Favorite TV shows include HBO's "Barry" and Showtime's "The Loudest Voice."
Going Off The Grid
 

Scariest Stephen King book/movie? Go-to fast food item Best MLB postseason memory? Best Twitter follow in sports? No. 1 sport in the U.S. in 25 years?
Power
"Misery"
Starbucks egg bites
Yankees-Mets '00 World Series
Megan Rapinoe
NFL

Rodriguez
"The Shining"
Chick-Fil-A spicy chicken sandwich
Evan Longoria's walkoff HR in game 162 in '11
Pitching Ninja
Baseball
Sullivan
The one where Kathy Bates takes the sledgehammer to Sonny Corleone
Arby's roast beef & cheddar
Cubs' '16 World Series title
Rex Chapman. Everyone else is minor league
Jet-pack racing

Aitken
Book: "Cujo"
Movie: "It"
KFC -- big fan of The Colonel
Luis Gonzalez' Series-winning hit in '01
Allen Iverson
Basketball

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

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