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SHOOTING THE 3: DARREN ROVELL OF THE ACTION NETWORK

Darren Rovell was our first-ever interview on SportsbyBrooks.com, so it’s about time we dropped in on him again. Rovell is no stranger to anyone on Twitter, having built a massive following thanks to a relentless content presentation on his timeline that – at times – boggles the mind.  Darren, quite literally, invented the job of electronic sports business reporter and through his high-profile reportage for ESPN and CNBC helped elevate entire industries – like sports memorabilia, eating contests and sports gambling – into the mainstream of American life. …

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SHOOTING THE 3: ARASH MARKAZI, LA TIMES SPORTS COLUMNIST

Shooting The 3 is an exclusive SportsbyBrooks.com feature in which a sports media figure fields three questions posed by SbB. Today’s sports media figure is Arash Markazi of the LOS ANGELES TIMES. Arash Markazi is a sports columnist for the Los Angeles Times, having formerly served as a senior writer at ESPN for nine years and a staff writer and columnist at Sports Illustrated for five years. After graduating from Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, Calif., Markazi attended the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University and later the Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism at USC. While at USC, he wrote a regular column for the DAILY TROJAN student newspaper and upon graduation, was hired by Sports Illustrated. At SI, Markazi wrote a weekly column for SI.com while contributing profiles of a wide array of sports figures. …

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SHOOTING THE 3: ROB PEREZ, ACTION NETWORK SENIOR PRODUCER

Besides killing Twitter dead, Rob “@WorldWideWob” Perez graduated from the University of North Carolina then got into the ticketing business, first with the New Orleans Hornets before storming the shores of the secondary market with his own website. From there he crashed the content biz, kicking in the door at Fox Sports, Cycle, ESPN, with podcast called Buckets and now as a Senior NBA Producer for The Action Network. …

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SHOOTING THE 3: JIM CALLIS OF MLB.COM’S MLB PIPELINE

Shooting The 3 is an exclusive SportsbyBrooks.com feature in which a sports media figure fields three questions posed by SbB. Today’s sports media figure is Jim Callis of MLB.com’s MLB Pipeline and MLB Network. University of Georgia graduate Jim Callis, who is baseball’s top expert on prospects and the MLB Draft, started working at BASEBALL AMERICA in December, 1988, where he covered prospects and the Draft for the better part of 25 years – excepting a three-year stint at STATS, Inc. …

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SHOOTING THE 3: JAY CRAWFORD OF WKYC-TV IN CLEVELAND

Shooting The 3 is an exclusive SportsbyBrooks.com feature in which a sports media figure fields three questions posed by SbB. Today’s sports media figure is Jay Crawford of WKYC-TV in Cleveland. On his way to becoming a national sports media star, Ohio native and Bowling Green Alumnus Jay Crawford polished his on-air craft at television stations in Tampa, Columbus, Hartford and Hazard, Kentucky. In 2003 Crawford made the jump to ESPN and over the next 15 years was as high profile an on-air talent as there was at venerable sports network, launching groundbreaking shows like Cold Pizza and First Take while also piloting innumerable episodes of the network’s flagship SportsCenter. …

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