50 Most Influential: No. 19 — Don Garber
Major League SoccerCHANGE FROM 2013: +3
The MLS commissioner oversaw new media rights deals priced five times higher than previously, as well as a new franchise in Los Angeles that paid more than $100 million in fees, a new league record. Record attendance and the launch of two new teams provide further momentum as MLS prepares for its 20th season this spring.
NBA writer John Lombardo and Executive Editor Abraham Madkour discuss the reasoning behind Adam Silver being No. 1 on our Most Influential list.