Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 8/27/14
I’ve said for months that CNBC sports business reporter Darren Rovell is about as a good a follow as you can find on Twitter. I mean look at this profile picture above, the Northwestern grad has Kate Upton in it. Clearly, he knows the smartest decisions to make.And Rovell topped the list in a poll about who the biggest social media shooters are in the sports media world. GMR Marketing, one of the world’s largest sports and engagement agencies, released a study showing just how much social media plays a role in the way that sports fans consume news and live events. The study was conducted online with 350 respondents self-ID’d as Very or Somewhat Interested in sports, 58% Male / 42% Female and a median age of 30-34, the results were as follows. See the results after the jump   Q1: What’s the best source for breaking sports news? 41% Twitter 40% National news web sites 13% TV 4% sports radio   Q2: Where have you used social media for sports info? 86% At your desk at work 74% At a par...
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