The Afternoon Ticker: Rome Burns, AAJA Convenes, Rubin Births

By Chris Ariens 

  • “Rome” the new weekday show hosted by Jim Rome debuts Tuesday at 6pmET on the CBS Sports Network. “Rome” will feature news and opinion on the day’s big sports stories with rants and debates that he’s known for.
  • FishbowlNY reports the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) has announced its 2013 convention will be held in New York. The last time the AAJA held its national convention in NYC was in 2000.
  • CNN Express bus producer Josh Rubin and his wife Jennifer, a former “Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer” producer, gave birth to a baby boy Wednesday. Miles Solomon Rubin can’t wait to climb aboard the Express, we hear.