50 Most Influential: No. 43 — Don Fehr
NHL Players’ AssociationCHANGE FROM 2013: -5
While new leadership settles in at the NBPA and MLBPA, Fehr remains the steady hand across the union landscape. Expect him to continue to be a leading proponent of player rights. With a long-term labor deal reached, Fehr will now focus on developing a World Cup of Hockey with the NHL and whether players continue to participate in the Olympics.
NBA writer John Lombardo and Executive Editor Abraham Madkour discuss Adam Silver's selection as No. 1 atop our Most Influential list as well as many of the other NBA executives on the list.