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BEWARE: ESPN's Darren Rovell May Have Stolen Your Press Release - Posted May 30, 2014
Yeah, but then again, so is this. So, we're used to that from you. Attention all flacks, the next time you send a press release to ESPN, be sure you understand what "copyright infringement" means. Why do we share that bit of professional advice? ... [PRNewser]

In Profile: Darren Rovell, Anderson Cooper - Posted October 1, 2013
BuzzFeed profiles ESPN correspondent and former CNBC sports business reporter Darren Rovell: "For all of his protestations that he's a reporter doing his job and covering his beat, ultimately this really is all as simple as a guy gravitating toward something he enjoys. He'd rather talk about brand... [TVNewser]

Adidas Plays Hare in NFL Turtle Race - Posted February 27, 2013
[caption id="attachment_45124" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Image from Nbcsports.com[/caption] The NFL Scouting Combine is a lot like speed dating--appearances trump substance. Executives make snap judgments about prospects. Players are valued by physical measurements and statistics. The fastest football players are like the most a... [AgencySpy]

Tech Guy Leo Laporte Downloads Expensive Pair of Super Bowl Tickets - Posted February 1, 2013
Earlier this week, ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell itemized some of the reasons why ticket prices ... [FishbowlLA]

CNN, Fox News Share 'Error of The Year' Award - Posted December 12, 2012
The Poynter Institute's "Regret The Error" column released its list of "The Best (And Worst) Media Errors and Corrections for 2012," and CNN and Fox News shared the top prize. The ... [TVNewser]

Gold Medal-Winning Hoopsters Star in BBDO's Latest Foot Locker Ads - Posted August 16, 2012
Fresh off of winning Olympic gold, Oklahoma City Thunder teammates Russell Westbrook and James Harden are among a few Team USA basketball athletes to star in a new round of spots from BBDO New ... [AgencySpy]

Tuesday Olympics Ad Rip-Off: Nike vs. Saucony - Posted August 7, 2012
The 2012 Olympics have brought us a wide range of ads, from the unbearably corny to the actually kind of inspirational. But, if you have to name one campaign that's been killing it with their Olympics spots, look no further than Nike and W+K's "Find Your Greatness" campaign, which has been... [AgencySpy]

Darren Rovell Leaving CNBC for ESPN and ABC - Posted June 21, 2012
CNBC's sports business reporter Darren Rovell is leaving Englewood Cliffs and heading for Bristol. I am indeed leaving my home for the last 6 years, @CNBC. It was a great place to grow & see how the best in business news do what they do.— darren rovell (@darrenrovell) ... [TVNewser]

Showing It | Bad Look | Poetic Justice - Posted June 7, 2012
SocialTimes: An infographic shows who is using Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Google+. Here is a brief summary: A lot o... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Showing It | Bad Look | Poetic Justice - Posted June 7, 2012
SocialTimes: An infographic shows who is using Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Google+. Here is a brief summary: A lot o... [FishbowlNY]

CNBC's Darren Rovell Duped By Twitter Source: 'Shame On Me. I Apologize to My Readers' - Posted June 7, 2012
During the NBA lockout last year, CNBC's sports business reporter Darren Rovell turned to Twitter to look for new angles to cover the story for CNBC.com. He came across a great one, when someone claimed to run an escort service in New Yo... [TVNewser]

Bob Costas and 'Today' Lead NBC's Kentucky Derby Coverage - Posted May 3, 2012
NBC has announced its programming for the Kentucky Derby on Saturday. As usual, Bob Costas will be leading the charge for the network, while a number of other NBCU properties get in the game as well. NBC... [TVNewser]

Business Networks Find a Good Excuse to Have Bikini Models On-Air - Posted February 15, 2012
Hey, did you hear? Sports Illustrated released its annual "Swimsuit Issue" this week, and it is really important to financial professionals. Seriously. Don't believe us? Then why would CNBC and FBN run segments about ... [TVNewser]

Game On! NBCU to Smother Super Bowl - Posted January 25, 2012
It's more than just a game... it's an opportunity to absolutely blanket TV viewers with the spoils of your consolidated company. Call it Super Bowl everywhere. NBC TV may have the rights to Super Bowl XLVI, but if you turn on just about any NBCU channel or watch any NBC-produced program you... [TVNewser]

Synergy! NBCUniversal Brings In NBC News, E!, Weather Channel and More For NFL Kickoff - Posted September 6, 2011
This Thursday, the 2011-2012 NFL season kicks off with the defending Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers taking on the New Orleans Saints. The game will be broadcast on NBC, so naturally the network is making full use of its corporate siblings to promote the event. NBC News, CNBC, Weather ... [TVNewser]

Mike Florio, Darren Rovell Getting Shows On Versus - Posted August 11, 2011
Versus (NBC Sports Network starting Jan. 2) is launching two original shows next month featuring Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk and Darren Rovel... [SportsNewser]

Video: Darren Rovell Sings Canadian, U.S. National Anthems - Posted August 4, 2011
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With the Lockout Over: ESPN Taps the 'Evolution of Dance' Guy to Get Fans Pumped Up - Posted July 25, 2011
With the NFL lockout finally, officially, over, ESPN is hoping to get fans pumped up for football with a new spot featuring the guy from the "Evolution of Dance" videos. In it, Judson Laipply recreates 23 of the more famous touchdown celebrations in recent years. See how many you can spot: ... [SportsNewser]

Report: Shaquille O'Neal Headed To Turner Sports - Posted July 9, 2011
The recently retired Shaquille O'Neal will join Turner Sports as a member of their broadcast team over ESPN, according to Darren Rovell of CN... [SportsNewser]

Erin Andrews Tweets About CWS Assignment Going to Jenn Brown - Posted May 27, 2011
Yesterday we reported that ESPN sideline reporter Jenn Brown had gone on Twitter and announced her glee about g... [SportsNewser]

Derek Jeter Tops MLB's Best Selling Jersey List - Posted March 23, 2011
For the first time ever, Major League Baseball has released their best selling jersey sales for 2010. The NBA and NFL have released their jersey sales info for years now, but MLB held out until this year. D... [SportsNewser]

Anything But The Dreaded National Hockey League - Posted March 3, 2011
In case the NFL owners and players union need any motivation to reach a deal before the midnight deadline, here you go. [H/T Darren Rovell]... [SportsNewser]

Hope for the 2011 NFL Season? - Posted March 2, 2011
Maybe there won't be a football work stoppage after all. (Yeah right.) U.S. District Judge David Doty ... [SportsNewser]

Kobe Bryant's Turkish Airlines Commercial Surfaces - Posted February 24, 2011
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Blake Griffin Car Dunk Panned in Media, But Successful As Product Placement - Posted February 23, 2011
LA Clippers star Blake Griffin's shameless product placement dunk over a KIA Optima at the NBA All-Star Game continues to be the talk of the sports media world. Former NBA dunk master Shawn Ke... [FishbowlLA]

Tweet the Best Headline for the Super Bowl, and win BIG - Posted February 4, 2011
Just in time for Sunday's game, CNBC's sports reporter Darren Rovell has announced a massive prize attached to his Twitter Super Bowl Headline contest. He is encouraging his followers to tweet their best attempt at a Super Bowl headline, with the winner getting a... [TVSpy]

25 Minutes to Come Up with a Great Super Bowl XLV Headline - Posted February 4, 2011
CNBC sports business reporter Darren Rovell normally runs a Twitter contest after big games,... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Oy Vey: WLKY Doesn't Help Kentucky Stereotypes - Posted January 24, 2011
Only in Kentucky... [H/T Darren Rovell]... [SportsNewser]

Monday Odds and Ends - Posted January 10, 2011
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CNBC's New Doc All About the Green (franchising, not pot this time) - Posted December 12, 2010
Darren Rovell takes viewers "Behind the Counter" for CNBC's new doc (which has nothing to do with marijuana this time): "Behind the Counter: The Untold Story of Franchising... [TVNewser]

Creditors Are Michael Vick's Biggest Fan - Posted November 16, 2010
There are a group of creditors that were rooting on Michael Vick during his six touchdown performance last night on Monday Night Football. CNBC Sports reporter ... [SportsNewser]

CNBC Tackles Fantasy Football - Posted August 25, 2010
All this week CNBC's sports business reporter Darren Rovell will be presenting segments, dubbed "Fantasy Fortune," about the business of fantasy football. Rovell's reports, which kicked off today, will air during "Squawk Box" in the morning and "Power Lunch" mid-day. Check out the first report after the jump. ... [SportsNewser]

CNBC Takes Viewers 'Inside the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue' - Posted February 6, 2010
On Tuesday, CNBC debuts its latest doc, "Inside the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue." CNBC's sports biz reporter Darren Rovell reports on what the annual SI Swimsuit Issue -- a $1 billion multimedia franchise -- means to parent company Time Inc. "Business Model: Inside the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Is... [TVNewser]

Newsers Warm Up for Super Bowl - Posted February 5, 2010
With ugly weather headed for the northeast this weekend, plenty of newsers are probably happy they'll be down south. We've already noted how many of CBS News' reporters and anchors will be in Florida for the Super Bowl (though ... [TVNewser]

CNBC Gets A Peek Inside SI's Swimsuit Issue - Posted January 14, 2010
Ever wonder how the most profitable single-issue magazine in the world comes together? With its one-hour special next month, "Business Model: Inside The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue," CNBC will show you just how Sports Illus... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CNBC Gets A Peek Inside SI's Swimsuit Issue - Posted January 14, 2010
Ever wonder how the most profitable single-issue magazine in the world comes together? With its one-hour special next month, "Business Model: Inside The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue," CNBC will show you just how Sports Illus... [FishbowlNY]

CNBC's Rovell to Interview PGA Tour Head - Posted December 16, 2009
•CNBC sports business reporter Darren Rovell has the first with PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem since the revelations about Tiger Wood's personal life began pouring out and Woods announced that he would take an "indefinite break" from pro golf. Interview airs at 10:10amET on "Squawk on the Street." It... [TVNewser]

CNBC's Rovell Apologizes for Calling Marathon Winner a 'Ringer' - Posted November 3, 2009
CNBC Sports Business Reporter Darren Rovell wrote yesterday in response to American runner Meb Keflezighi's victory in the New York City marathon: Given our disappointing results, embracing Keflezighi is understandable. But Keflezighi's country of ori... [TVNewser]

Newser Tweets of the Week - Posted October 3, 2009
A random selection of our favorite newser tweets we stumbled across this week. T.J. Holmes wins. CNBC's Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell1): I just got offered to shoot a turkey that was in a driveway here in Wisconsin with a BB gun. I passed. Early T-Giving present. ABC's ... [TVNewser]

CNBC's Live U.S. Open Special - Posted June 18, 2009
It's a soggy mess in New York today, and CNBC is really hoping the sun comes out tomorrow because they've scheduled a live broadcast from the site of the U.S. Open at Bethpage, Long Island. CNBC's Sports Business Reporter, Darren Rovell hosts the special and will interview some of the power players... [TVNewser]

Rovell: "From Being the Geek at the Sports Network to the Cool Guy at the Business Network" - Posted May 15, 2009
Today on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu we're joined by CNBC's Darren Rovell. Rovell is the sports business reporter for CNBC. Prior to joining the financial news network in 2006, he worked for ESPN. ... [TVNewser]

TVNewser Bracket Challenge '09: The Competitors - Posted March 19, 2009
To celebrate the Madness that is March, we're holding the first ever TVNewser Bracket Challenge! All news networks were asked to participate — some chose to "pass" (an assist?). Here are the 2009 participants, and who they picked to win it all: • ABC correspondent John Ber... [TVNewser]

Olbermann Helps Count Down to the Super Bowl - Posted January 31, 2009
On last night's Countdown with Keith Olbermann, the MSNBC host was stationed in Tampa Bay in a loud area near the Super Bowl site. Joining him in the last segment was his former Sportscenter partner, and now fellow member on NBC's Football Night in America, ... [TVNewser]

Fireworks About the Fireworks - Posted August 11, 2008
The New York Times' Brian Stelter writes of "another consequence," of the ... [TVNewser]