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Navigating Sports Business

Apr 21, 2021

When Kim Pegula - CEO and Owner of Pegula Sports & Entertainment - took on the role of President for both the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres, she became the first female president in NFL and NHL history.

Kim and AJ talk about what it's like having a seat at the table for some of the most important conversations in professional sports. They also discuss the Bills' recent success, a possible new stadium in Buffalo, and her daughter Jessica's professional tennis career.


1:55 - The Bills’ Success in 2020-21

5:00 - A new stadium in Buffalo?

7:30 - Canadian Bills fans

12:40 - Hockey or Football?

15:05 - Other franchises

22:30 - How Kim met her husband Terry

26:30 - Kim’s childhood

34:00 - Jessica Pegula’s pro tennis career/ Kim’s family

38:05 - First female NFL & NHL president

45:40 - Rapid Fire Questions


Books Mentioned:

Talking to Strangers, by Malcom Gladwell 

Think Again, by Adam Grant