The world of sports handicapping is dirty. That's begrudgingly accepted. But it's dirty enough without CNBC giving the sort of exposure money can't buy to a convicted felon operating under a fake name.
Tiger Woods is only on CNBC for this interview with Maria Bartiromo to plug Fuse Science, his new sponsorship. Considering Woods's taciturn personality, the segment should have been a glorified commercial, a break from lots of numbers and stuff. But Bartiromo lets her news instinct take over and tries to make it…
It's Darren Rovell's first day back at ESPN, and he started it with an Twitter interview with Those Guys Have All The Fun author Jim Miller.
And it's official: Sports biz guy Darren Rovell is leaving CNBC after six years, having reached an "agreement in principle" with his old home, ESPN. Rovell tweeted this morning:
Two weeks ago, we revealed that CNBC'S Darren Rovell was duped by a teenager who claimed to have a fake escort service. This evening, ex-Fox Sports PR guy Vince Wladika tweeted this:
An 18-year-old high school senior named Tim was bored one day last November when CNBC's sports biz guy, Darren Rovell, sent out the following tweet:
CNBC's Darren Rovell dropped by WFAN this morning and attempted to explain Tuesday's appearance on the network with Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Kate Upton, during which the sports business reporter asked Upton to be his Valentine (and was rejected).See? It was totally innocent, guys! [WFAN]
The very married CNBC sports business expert Darren Rovell (very married as in his wife is very pregnant) continued his ill-advised campaign of Kate Upton obsession (see: his Twitter avatar and this article) today when after a group conversation about Upton's appearance on the cover of this year's Sports Illustrated
Scottie Pippen is outraged that so many websites would report that he's bankrupt and needs money. To prove it's not true, he's suing for millions of dollars.
Rovell, CNBC's business reporter, tweets like the battle-weary Marine that he isn't:
Perky CNBC anchor thinks it's nice that Joyce and Galarraga hugged and made up. Crusty CNBC anchor says "this is why women aren't in charge of sports." No, this is why CNBC shouldn't even talk about sports.