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August 23, 2016

7 Sports Business Guys to Follow On Twitter

Sports and business certainly go hand and hand. Athletic endorsements have long played an important role in generating exposure and excitement around major corporations.
Here's a look at some of the top sports business minds you should be following on Twitter (NYSE: TWTR).
Darren Rovell - @DarrenRovell
This veteran is considered the go-to source for sports and business news. This Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS) ESPN personality has nearly 1.5 followers, but is also one of the most hated reporters around.
Darren Heitner - @DarrenHeitner
It appears the name Darren is synonymous with the sports biz. This Forbes contributor runs Heitner Legal, a sports and entertainment law firm in South Florida.
Richard Deitsch - @richarddeitsch
Deitsch is a reporter for Sports Illustrated and boasts over 175,000 followers. He is a go-to voice on everything sports media related, and even made an early prediction on Curt Schilling venturing into the political world.
John Ourand - @Ourand_SBJ
Ourand is a sports and media reporter for the Sports Business Journal. He covers in-depth reports on some of the biggest transactions in the sector.
Robert Raiola - @SportsTaxMan
Known as the Sports Tax Man, Raiola is the Director of Sports & Entertainment Group at PKF O'Connor Davies. He has over 50,000 followers and is the author of "Winning Tax Strategies & Planning for Athletes & Entertainers."
Bill Simmons - @BillSimmons
Former ESPN staple and new host of Time Warner (NYSE: TWX) HBO's "Any Given Wednesday," Simmons is a go-to source for anything sports related. He has over 5 million followers.
Daniel Roberts - @ReadDanwrite
A relative unknown, Roberts is beginning to make a name for himself in the sports biz world.
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