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Going Off The Grid: Execs Talk Naming Boats, Sports In 15 Years

"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 biggest issue facing sports in 15 years and what they would name their boats.

  • Aramark Sports & Entertainment President Carl Mittleman
    -- Could spend his life on the road following the Zac Brown Band.
  • Staples Center Senior VP/Premium Seating Sales & Services Michele Kajiwara
    -- Her favorite fall activity not involving sports is Oktoberfest.
  • Big Ten Associate Commissioner/Sports Administration Wendy Fallen
    -- Enjoys live music and romantic comedies.
Going Off The Grid

Yes or no on candy corn? Biggest issues facing pro sports in 15 years? What would you name your boat? Best to sport to listen to on radio? Number one tailgate necessity?
Yes -- and the little pumpkins, too
Engaging youth now to support the future
Hot Dog One
Adult beverages

Too much inventory 
A nearby restroom
Definitely NO
In-arena wagering
Carpe Diem
Baseball, hands down
Shrimp cocktail and Prosecco

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