Media & Technology: Sports Media
Dayton Moving Forward with New Logo Despite Criticism
by David Jablonski July 2014
"Horrible, ugly and bush league" were among the descriptions of the Flyers' new logo on social media. Recruits seem to like it. DAYTON - Some Dayton fans arrived early at Korporate Kasuals on Friday, eager to be the first to buy shirts or hats or even golf bags with the new Flyers logo. UD unveiled the logo at 1 p.m. That's also when the doors opened at the store. "I had people jiggling the doorknob at 12:30," said John Kelly, owner of Korporate Kasuals, on Saturday. "I was pleasantly surprised by how many people we had come in. We had a real positive reaction to it."
Breaking Down Forbes' 50 Most Valuable Sports Teams
by Michael Gaio July 2014
Manchester United Scores Adidas Deal Worth $1.3 Billion
by William Rosenthal, The New York Post July 2014
The World Cup may be over but soccer teams continue to score. Manchester United, one of the world's most valuable soccer franchises, said Monday it has inked a mega-jersey manufacturing deal with Adidas that will net it $1.3 billion over 10 years.
Could KU Basketball Stress Study Be a Game-Changer?
by Jesse Newell. email@example.com July 2014
Trey Burke's heroics may not have been the only thing that led to Kansas' loss to Michigan in the 2013 Sweet 16. A scientific study by a group of KU researchers confirms what many might have already assumed: Stress - both on and off the court - affected the Jayhawks during the most crucial point of the season.
Blogger Hired to Defend 'Redskins' Quits After Two Weeks
by The Capital (Annapolis, MD) July 2014
A blogger hired by the Washington Redskins to defend the team's name has quit after two weeks citing personal attacks directed toward him.
U.S. Could Host '22 World Cup if Qatar Guilty of Bribery
by Times Record News July 2014
The findings from FIFA’s internal investigation regarding how Qatar was awarded the host rights for the 2022 World Cup should be released later this month. New allegations prompted soccer’s governing body to finally take action. With all the evidence that has been reported by news outlets, it’s probable some form of bribery occurred.
Introducing Endurance Sports Events to Digital Media
by Diane Mastrull; Inquirer Columnist July 2014
As triathletes, one professionally in the past and the other because she's clearly a glutton for torture in her free time, Holden Comeau and Jayme Anne Goldberg have an informed perspective on endurance sports. And not just that they are brutal. The two noticed a costly deficiency: Events managers were not using online video advertising. That meant they were seriously limiting outreach to potential participants and sponsorship revenue, Comeau and Goldberg said.
College Presidents' Organization Against Athlete Unions
by The Associated Press July 2014
At its core, the players'union said,"this case involves the same questions that arise in every representation case: Do the players perform services for the university? Do they work under the university's supervision and direction? Do they receive compensation for their work? "
Atlantic 10 Unveils New Logo, Welcomes Davidson
by Andrew Brandt July 2014
Not to be outdone by the Big 12 Conference's rebranding, which AB reported on Monday, the Atlantic 10 Conference also unveiled an updated look.
Columnist: Let's Not Read Too Much into Soccer Surge
by Christine Brennan, firstname.lastname@example.org, USA TODAY Sports July 2014
The wonderful run by the U.S. men's national soccer team in the World Cup is over, which means it's time for some people who love soccer to try just a bit too hard to make it mean more than it does. To be sure, Tim Howard was spectacular. People who say they don't care about soccer cared passionately about this. In a country driven by winning, Americans by the millions realized that there can be both joy and dignity in missing the quarterfinals.