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7 Sports Business Guys You Should Follow On Twitter

7 Sports Business Guys You Should Follow On Twitter
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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 million 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 175k 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.

Related Link: 10 CEOs You Need To Follow On Twitter

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 50k 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 after working for Fortune for five years before joining Yahoo (NASDAQ: YHOO). He has an ongoing sports business video series on Yahoo Finance called "The Sportsbook" and has been all over the legal battles involving daily fantasy sports.

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