1:45 PMDerek Jeter said it was a "pretty special feeling" to have former President George W. Bush honor him before Wednesday's game against the Texas Rangers: "I didn't know he was going to be on the field .... That's definitely a memory I'll have for a long time. It's a gift within itself."
1:00 PM Chicago Sky WNBA player Elena Delle Donne is expected to play Thursday against the New York Liberty after missing 17 of the Sky's last 18 games while dealing with Lyme disease: "I've been able to get rid of the tremors and some other things, but other stuff I'm going to have to play through."
The bad news for Rovell: He spent a considerable amount of time examining Nike’s business practices in Vietnam, where the company is the country’s single largest employer (we’re guessing Rovell next spent a considerable amount of time being examined by his friendly gastroenterologist after enduring local fare).
Here’s a trailer for the show:
To get that kind of access, you have to believe that Nike wasn’t expecting an ambush from seasoned sports business reporter Rovell. And the CNBCer does deliver a glowing report on the company, so it might be a good idea to lace up a little NKE on your eTrade account before the program airs tonight at 10pm ET.
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