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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?
Mittleman
Yes -- and the little pumpkins, too
Engaging youth now to support the future
Hot Dog One
Football
Adult beverages

Kajiwara
YES!
Too much inventory 
IKIGAI
Futbol
A nearby restroom
Fallen
Definitely NO
In-arena wagering
Carpe Diem
Baseball, hands down
Shrimp cocktail and Prosecco

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

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