Media & Technology: Sports Media
In Super Bowl Ticket Market, Fans at a Loss
by Brent Schrotenboer, USA TODAY Sports January 2015
The NFL has a pretty old and simple formula for determining who gets tickets to the biggest game in the world. "It's 100% about money and control," said Steve Pociask, president of the American Consumer Institute Center for Citizen Research.
Lessons for NFL in 2004 Clemson-USC Brawl
by Gene Sapakoff January 2015
The 2004 Brawl a football slugfest that marred the Tigers 29-7 victory over the Gamecocks at Death Valley didn't have a chance to stain reputations because school officials quickly administered strong penalties.
Opinion: Early Football Signing Period Great Idea
by Naples Daily News (Florida) January 2015
The idea of an early-signing period for college football is not a new concept. Many coaches, players and administrators have long been proponents of the idea, looking to create a way to ease the burden placed on 17- and 18-year-olds who have finalized their decision on where to continue their football careers long before National Signing Day.
Winston Sexual Assault Accuser Goes Public
by Joey Johnston, Tribune staff January 2015
The woman who accused former Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston of rape has gone public with her side of the story in a documentary that debuted Friday at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.
Football Recruits See Edge in Early Enrollment
by Matt Porter, Palm Beach Post Staff Writer January 2015
Among top-level football recruits, the disease known as senioritis is largely being eradicated. Beginning Feb. 4, seniors may sign binding letters of intent with Division I schools. But most programs have a chunk -- some more than half -- of their recruiting classes on campus today.
Tom Brady Denies Involvement in Deflategate
by Michael Gaio January 2015
When New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick denied involvement in the deflategate controversy, he suggested quarterback Tom Brady may be able to provide more information. He wasn't.
Belichick: 'No Knowledge Whatsoever' of Deflategate
by Michael Gaio January 2015
The New England Patriots' deflategate scandal added another chapter on Thursday.
In This Year's Super Bowl, Only Sure Winner is Comcast
by Bob Fernandez; Inquirer Staff Writer January 2015
From grass turf to the video stream inside your home, Comcast Corp. will have a hand in Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks.
Super Bowl: Familiar Teams Mean Falling Ticket Prices
by Bloomberg news January 2015
For Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots fans, it's a case of been there, done that, as ticket prices for the Super Bowl slump to their lowest since at least 2010.
Media Group Seeks Police Apology for Pepper Spraying
by Jeremy Pelzer January 2015
Northeast Ohio Media Group has demanded an apology and is considering legal action against Columbus police after a staff photographer was pepper-sprayed in the face during the revelry that followed Monday's Ohio State football championship win.