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50 Most Influential: No. 50 — Harvey Levin


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Founder & Executive Producer

TMZ

CHANGE FROM 2013: NEWCOMER

No entity had a bigger impact on sports this year than TMZ. Like it or not, the effect that TMZ’s news coverage had with its Ray Rice and Donald Sterling stories was Watergate-esque for the sports business world. Neither of those scandals reaches the degree that it did — if they even become anything more than business as usual — without Levin’s TMZ releasing the Rice video and the Sterling recording. Quite simply, TMZ has the entire sports world on the defensive.

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SBJ Podcast:
Media reporter John Ourand and Executive Editor Abraham Madkour discuss Harvey Levin's position at No. 50 on our list as well as the other media members represented among this year's Most Influential sports business executives.

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