Darren Rovell

Darren Rovell


Business of Sports Betting, Sports Business Reporter & Senior Executive Producer for @ActionNetworkHQ Instagram: @darrenrovell.

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$38,253.36: What winning a gold medal for the United States is actually worth. Each Gold Medalist gets $37,500 from the US Olympic Committee. Plus the gold medal, which has six grams of gold and 500 grams of silver, and is worth $753.36 in the current metals market.

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I went to @OnRallyRd  today to do one thing... Put on six Bulls championship rings and recreate the photo...

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30 years ago today, Sports Illustrated tells us to watch out for this kid named Pedro Martinez. Though it’s possible pitchers Mo Sanford (MLB career: 2-4) and Donnie Elliott (MLB Career: 0-1) could be better.

Candy Digital, the digital collectibles company owned by @MichaelGRubin  @novogratz  & @garyvee  , announces it will be creating NFT's for college football players, starting with @djuiagalelei '>Clemson Q @DJUiagalelei  , UNC @sam_howell2 '>Q @Sam_Howell2  , UGA @jtdaniels06B  and Cincinnati @DesmondRitterB 

Guy wins NBA title, Finals MVP and gives millions of dollars of worth of marketing value to a company. All he asks for is free product for life. Company does nothing on social, doesn’t respond to no brainer offer. Hard to botch things as bad as Chik fil-A has this week.

38 Years Ago Today: The George Brett Pine Tar Game. Yes, this field box seat at Yankee Stadium was $675 FOR THE SEASON.

The US men’s basketball team, 12.5 point favorites today, has LOST to France (+600). It is the team’s first loss in the Olympics since Aug. 27, 2004.

Hear this over and over again...best time of career isn’t necessarily pinnacle of accomplishment. It’s the break from maintaining their profile, their expectation to succeed. This is Simone Biles in the New York Times story.

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Wimbledon reportedly paid $2 million a year for pandemic insurance for the last 17 years (Total: $34 Million) For this year's cancellation as a result of the Coronavirus, Wimbledon will reportedly receive $141 million from the policy.

Senegalese painter Bou Bou, who paints with non traditional materials, paints Kobe with a basketball hoop...

JUST IN: 93-year-old Olive Veronesi of Seminole, PA, who held up a sign at her window asking for more beer, has received a delivery from @CoorsLight . The brand tells me 150 cans arrived at her house today.

“The Simpsons doesn’t predict the future...there’s just so many episodes...” May 6, 1993: A Simpsons episode plot has the town of Springfield getting sick with a flu that originates in Asia. While the town begs for a vaccine, murder bees show up.

JUST IN: Harvard announces all course instruction will be taught online for the 2020-21 academic year. Undergraduate tuition of $49,653 remains the same.

JUST IN: Michael Jordan and the Jordan Brand announces $100,000,000 donation over the next decade to causes that will ensure racial equality, social justice and greater access to education (via @esteep )

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Amazing moment of Novak Djokovic handing his French Open title winning racket to a young boy.

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