One Of ESPN’s Biggest Stars Is Leaving. Here’s Why
One of the biggest names on ESPN is making a huge move.
According to The New York Post, ESPN’s sports business analyst Darren Rovell will be leaving after more than six years with the network. (RELATED: NFL Star Tells ESPN The League Is Getting ‘Soft’)
Rovell will leave the company early to join a new gambling site called Action Network.
CNN’s Brian Stelter was the first to break the news.
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) November 26, 2018
Rovell will primarily focus on sports and gambling, which is legal in New Jersey, where he lives. He’ll also have some sort of managerial role, although the details are still to be determined.
It’s worth noting that Rovell hasn’t signed the contract yet but is expected to begin employment at the company soon.
Action Network is run by former ESPN editorial director Chad Millman.