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Nick Sakiewicz (born January 14, 1961) is currently the commissioner of the National Lacrosse League, a position he has held since January 7, 2016. Under Sakiewicz' watch, the NLL has experienced huge growth, expanding from nine to 13 teams, and has seen an increase in attendance every year starting with the 2016-2017 season. Sakiewicz also secured the largest media rights deal in the history of the league, partnering with B/R Live, Turner's live streaming service, for all games to be streamed on the platform starting with the 2018-2019 season.

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  • Nick Sakiewicz (born January 14, 1961) is currently the commissioner of the National Lacrosse League, a position he has held since January 7, 2016. Under Sakiewicz' watch, the NLL has experienced huge growth, expanding from nine to 13 teams, and has seen an increase in attendance every year starting with the 2016-2017 season. Sakiewicz also secured the largest media rights deal in the history of the league, partnering with B/R Live, Turner's live streaming service, for all games to be streamed on the platform starting with the 2018-2019 season.
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  • Nick Sakiewicz (born January 14, 1961) is currently the commissioner of the National Lacrosse League, a position he has held since January 7, 2016. Under Sakiewicz' watch, the NLL has experienced huge growth, expanding from nine to 13 teams, and has seen an increase in attendance every year starting with the 2016-2017 season. Sakiewicz also secured the largest media rights deal in the history of the league, partnering with B/R Live, Turner's live streaming service, for all games to be streamed on the platform starting with the 2018-2019 season. Previously, Sakiewicz was a founder, operating partner and CEO of the Philadelphia Union and a former professional soccer goalkeeper. He is a 21-year veteran of Major League Soccer and was part of a small group of people that started the League in 1995. He helped launch the league as its first Vice President of Sponsorship Sales and went on to serve as the president and general manager of two inaugural teams, the Tampa Bay Mutiny and the MetroStars. He also led the efforts to build two soccer-specific stadiums (New York and Philadelphia) and was cofounder of Major League Soccer's 16th expansion franchise, the Philadelphia Union. Until October 2015, he served as the CEO and Operating Partner of Keystone Sports & Entertainment, LLC, the ownership group of the Philadelphia Union. He played in both the Major Indoor Soccer League and American Professional Soccer League and coached at the youth and college levels.
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