Media & Technology: Sports Media
Mets Fans Buy Billboards to Protest Front Office
by Press Services April 2015
A group of New York Mets fans has its own slogan this season, a message directed at the club’s owners. When the team arrived at Citi Field for Monday’s home opener, it was greeted by two new billboards just outside the ballpark.
Four Maine Tribes Call for Retirement of 'Indian' Mascot
by DOUG HARLOW Morning Sentinel April 2015
Representatives told Skowhegan school officials and residents that the use of the word "Indian" as a school mascot is insulting and they want it changed.
Success Has Mo'Ne Davis Toeing Amateur-Athlete Line
by Elizabeth Wellington; Inquirer Fashion Writer April 2015
The NCAA would not disclose the monetary limit that would disqualify Davis from college sports, but the organization did have to sign off on her Chevy commercial and the Disney Channel project.
e-Sports Athletes Looking for Recognition
by Emily Attwood April 2015
At first glance, one might scoff at any comparison between the athletic feats of an athlete on the field and a gamer online, but for e-Sports competitors, there may be more similarities than differences.
Calipari Stands By Remarks About Notre Dame Game
by Scott Adamson, Anderson Independent-Mail April 2015
John Calipari is one of those men that you probably love if he happens to be coaching your team but have little use for if he isn’t.
Mountain West Conference Gets $8M Piece of NCAA Pie
by Geoff Grammer, Journal Staff Writer March 2015
The Big Dance means big money for Division I men's college basketball teams around the country.
Why Don't More D-I Schools Hire Lower-Level Coaches?
by Mark Whicker, Press - Telegram (Long Beach California) March 2015
John Moore has coached basketball at Westmont College for 22 years. On Tuesday, he was on the bench when Westmont lost the NAIA championship to Dalton (Ga.) State. On Thursday he was teaching his kinesiology class. He, and hundreds like him, are trapped in a coaching caste system.
Real Salt Lake to LDS Fans: Understand Sunday Games
by Xoel Cardenas, Deseret News March 2015
For some in the community, in particular members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and other Christians, having Real Salt Lake home games on Sundays conflicts with their religious beliefs.
'Cheated': New Book Examines UNC 'Paper Class' Scandal
by Kelsey Dallas Deseret News March 2015
Published March 15, the book details a broken model for life as a student-athlete, focusing on a flawed NCAA eligibility system that rewards players for remaining eligible at any cost.
NFL Blackout Policy Taking Timeout in 2015
by Jerry Zremski and Vic Carucci, News Staff Reporters March 2015
The NFL blackout rule appears to be on its way to the football graveyard.