Darren Rovell

Darren Rovell


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

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At 40, Shalane Flanagan has run 4 marathons in 16 days. Her times here are absurd. Berlin, 9/26, 2:38:32 London, 10/3, 2:35:04 Chicago, 10/10, 2:46:39 Boston, 10/11, 2:40:34

University of Florida QB @eXjones6  has signed a name, image and likeness deal with craft non-alcoholic beer leader @AthleticBrewing. (Disclosure: My VC firm, Tastemaker Capital, is an investor in Athletic.)

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A bettor at @CaesarsSports  has bet $569,738 on a 3-leg parlay: ▪️ Cincinnati ML -7000 against Temple ▪️ Ohio State ML -1600 against Maryland ▪️ Alabama ML -1000 against Texas A&M If Bearcats, Buckeyes and Crimson Tide win, bettor nets $105,656. This is…

Today is #WorldMentalHealthDay . Rather than devote today to thinking about mental health today, let’s devote today to thinking about how we can think about our mental health and the mental health of others EVERY DAY. We are truly all in this together.

Name, image and likeness took another twist this week with Oklahoma’s Spencer Rattler getting benched and Miami’s D’Eriq King’s season ending. What do their sponsors, who have to pay in full, think? We asked them.

Give me a break. While it’s not exactly the best of journalism practices, we’ve all done this in the name of accuracy.

Gonna clarify here because the mob is gonna mob. No, I don’t think we as journalists have all sent full, unedited stories to sources and called them editor. I think, at least most of us, myself included, have shown pieces of stories to sources.

This is my tweet from this morning. It could have been written better. Do I think most journalists check with the sources, sometimes even show them pieces of stories? Yes. Do I think journalists show sources full unedited pieces & offer them to edit it as they see fit? No.

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Bored Ape#5 ,199 sold this morning for $1.58 million. Quite the return for the seller, who bought it on May 14 for $19,541. A more than 80 times return in exactly five months.

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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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