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Going Off The Grid: Execs Talk Iconic Sports Duos, Favorite Emojis

"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 give their thoughts on the best sports video games of all time and their favorite emojis.

  • Ticketmaster President & COO Amy Howe
    -- Has an identical twin sister, Kelly. 
  • Main Events CEO Kathy Duva
    -- Used to be a sports writer with the N.Y. Daily News.
  • Legends COO Mike Tomon
    -- Has three steel plates in his cheek (lunchtime hoops at the Cavs was very competitive).
  • CAA co-Head of Basketball Marketing & Servicing Jessica Holtz
    -- Thinks the Pelicans will end up winning the Anthony Davis trade.
Going Off The Grid
Rays splitting games with Tampa/Montreal is ... ? Best sports video game of all time? Biggest lie your parents ever told you? Favorite emoji? Best duo in sports history?
A potentially great innovation for sports, particularly MLB
My husband and three boys would probably say NBA 2K19
Easter Bunny
Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer

Super cool for Montreal, where they have great sports fans
Mike Tyson Punch-Out
That mozzarella cheese is really ice cream
Gatti and Ward
Gift and curse for the league
Tyson's Punch-Out (FIFA close second) 
Clambakes originated in Ohio
Kevin Mack and Earnest Byner
Something to keep an eye on
Any one with my client on the cover
We are a brutally honest family
Kobe and Shaq

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