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Volume 23 No. 28
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50 Most Influential: No. 39 — DeMaurice Smith

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Executive Director

NFL Players Association

CHANGE FROM 2013: +8

Smith remains head of the NFLPA at a time when the union and the league are at odds over several issues, most prominently whether a new personal conduct policy needs to be collectively bargained. He is expected to stand for re-election in March against former player Sean Gilbert.


SBJ Podcast:
NBA writer John Lombardo and Executive Editor Abraham Madkour discuss the reasoning behind Adam Silver being No. 1 on our Most Influential list.

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