Leiweke: Sports and live music can lead charge for sustainability
Tim Leiweke said the industry gets OVG's commitment to sustainability: "When the sports and live music industry get behind something and leads the charge, we create great change."
Sports Facility of the Year: Climate Pledge Arena
Acceptance by Oak View Group's Tim Leiweke: "There is nothing more important than saving our earth. So come join us and our commitment towards sustainability."
Best in Sports Media: ESPN
ESPN's Jimmy Pitaro: "Our rights acquisitions team, our programming team, they've been on a pretty good run. I think it's fair to say it's been our best run in the past 42 years."
Sports Breakthrough of the Year: Crypto.com
Crypto.com's Preston Peters accepting the award: "We're truly honored. We aim to be the most trusted brand in crypto."
SBA Red Carpet: Tim Leiweke
Oak View Group's Tim Leiweke: "Our industry's back. No time to sleep."
Michael Rubin on winning Executive of the Year
After being announced as the 2022 Sports Executive of the Year, Michael Rubin said, "We're just getting started."
Sports Team of the Year: Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa's Steve Griggs: :We have a saying at The Lightning: Excellence with humility. And each and every day, every game presentation, every fan experience is about excellence."
SBA Red Carpet: Sean Frazier
Sean Frazier, a nominee for Athletic Director of the Year, talks about being a leader not just in athletics, but across the campus.
SBA Red Carpet: Monica Aksamit
Olympic medalist Monica Aksamit: "For the first time we have access to talk to our idols ... to watch what they do in their day-to-day life. ... You have to keep that in mind with what you're posting."
Best in Sports Technology: Dapper Labs
Accepting the award, Juan DeJesus: "We were not expecting this and we want to thank our friends at the NBA because they had a vision with us a long time ago when nobody knew what an NFT was ..."
Athletic Director of the Year: Sandy Barbour
Penn State's Sandy Barbour accepts the award for AD of the Year: "We've all been in the arena together, shoulder to shoulder. It's been a great ride."
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