Sports News Without Access, Favor, Or Discretion

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:


Well, an ESPN spokesman confirms that they are "in discussions" with Rovell. From what we hear: There's a very good shot he's heading back to ESPN. Rovell left ESPN for CNBC in 2006. There has been no chatter about Rovell leaving.

Update, 8:20 p.m.: Last week Adam Schefter tweeted (and deleted) the following (h/t Brandon):


Update, 10:05 p.m.: Jim Miller, the author of the ESPN book Those Guys Have All The Fun, has a few more details:


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