Media & Technology: Sports Media
Former USC Star Blasts AD after Post-Game Incidents
by Scott Wolf October 2014
Instead of basking in the glow of a 28-point homecoming victory over Colorado, another off-the-field incident dominated the conversation with USC over the weekend.
Georgia AD: Bogus Info Rampant in Gurley Benefits Case
by Scott Adamson, Anderson Independent-Mail (South Carolina) October 2014
A day after the University of Georgia announced that junior tailback Todd Gurley had been suspended indefinitely, athletic director Greg McGarity released a statement on the matter. With most media outlets reporting that Gurley’s suspension centers around whether or not he received compensation for signing memorabilia, McGarity says there is “misinformation” in many of the reports.
Former U. of Miami Players Take to Twitter, Rip Program
by Matt Porter October 2014
Former Miami Hurricanes players, disappointed by the team's performance, continue to vent on social media and talk radio. After Saturday's 28-17 loss at Georgia Tech, which dropped UM to 3-3 (1-2 ACC), coach Al Golden and defensive coordinator Mark D'Onofrio were blasted by several former players.
Even in Replay Era, MLB Umps Subject of Player Scorn
by Paul White, @PBJWhite, USA TODAY Sports October 2014
These first playoffs of the replay era are supposed be a new world for major league umpires. Yet even before the division series round has been completed, the disdain is starting to sound awfully familiar.
City, County to Each Pay ESPN $140K to Carry Boca Bowl
by Joe Capozzi Palm Beach Post Staff Writer October 2014
Florida Atlantic University Stadium would host the Boca Raton Bowl, an annual college football bowl game, for six years starting in December under a proposal the Palm Beach County Commission will consider today.
Opinion: College ADs Should Be Accountable for Hires
by Dan Wolken, USA TODAY Sports September 2014
Now that firing season has officially begun, with Kansas handing Charlie Weis his walking papers Sunday morning, it's time to bring up an annual pet peeve of the Misery Index.
Hollywood Hitting NFL with Concussion-Centered Films
by Alexandra Cheney, Variety September 2014
Hollywood is warming up to tackle the National Football League with several projects that focus on concussion-related brain injuries among players. Each of the works could shed new light on the most contentious issue plaguing both the sport and the league.
Dallas Mavs Unveil First-Ever Crowdsourced Uniform
by Michael Gaio September 2014
Whether you've seen him on the hit show "Shark Tank" or hollering on the sidelines during NBA games, it's clear that Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban likes to do things differently. So when it came time for his team to freshen up its alternate uniforms, the team turned to their fans.
Rutgers Removes Rice References from Stadium, Website
by Michael Gaio September 2014
In light of the disturbing video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator released yesterday by TMZ, Rutgers University is beginning to distance itself from its former star running back.
Notre Dame Unveils New Under Armour Uniforms
by Michael Gaio August 2014
First Notre Dame installs synthetic turf at its football stadium and now this? Is nothing sacred?