Media & Technology: Web & Social
Can Tampa Bay Arenas Cope with Social Media Demands?
by KEITH MORELLI Tribune staff December 2014
The wireless networks at many venues weren’t made to handle the hurricane of high-resolution photos and gigabyte-sucking videos now typical at even midsized concerts.
Nebraska Fires Bo Pelini, Players Vent on Twitter
by Andrew Brandt December 2014
Though he compiled a 67-27 record in seven seasons as Nebraska's head football coach, Bo Pelini was let go by the university's athletic director on Sunday.
U. Penn Basketball Players' Pact: No Social Media
by Mike Jensen; Inquirer Staff Writer November 2014
Going into this season, Penn's men's basketball team made a pact: no social media this season, all season. No Twitter, no Facebook, no Instagram, no Snapchat?
Fantasy Sports Becoming a Booming Industry
by Michael Pesarchick NeXt Correspondent November 2014
If you were to walk up to a person and ask if he or she played in a fantasy sports league, chances are the answer would be a "yes."
Questions of Religion, Patriotism Collide on NBA Sideline
by Mark A. Kellner November 2014
The pregame actions of Dion Waiters, a guard with the Cleveland Cavaliers in Wednesday's game in Salt Lake City, have focused attention on whether or not Islam allows adherents to participate in patriotic rituals - and why initial media reports didn't ask that question.
The Latest Example of Poor Social Media Behavior
by Michael Gaio November 2014
Jake Marchment and Greg Betzold certainly aren't the first athletes to get in trouble thanks to social media, but they are the latest. (At least that we know of.)
Parks Dept Launches Website to Gather Community Input
by Submitted by Palatine Park District November 2014
The Palatine Park District recently launched Forward Thinking, an online community engagement platform, to seek feedback from park district residents on current parks, programs, and facilities as well as how these features can be improved for the future.
USC Alum LenDale White 'Hurt' by Perception, Treatment
by Scott Wolf, Press - Telegram October 2014
Former USC tailback LenDale White said he was scheduled to be interviewed for a TV show Monday at the Coliseum, when the production company called him to say the USC athletic department had canceled use of the historic stadium. It was just the latest incident between White and the athletic department since Saturday.
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.
Opinion: ASU Baseball Coach Fumbles Football Tweet
by Arizona Daily Star (Tucson) October 2014
Moments before Arizona kicker Casey Skowron missed a 36-yard field goal that would've beaten USC 29-28 last week, new Arizona State baseball coach Tracy Smith tweeted "Miss it."