Media & Technology: Web & Social
Woman Offers Live Streams of High School Events
by The Bismarck Tribune March 2015
A teacher and coach at a Wyndmere school is offering a free live stream of sporting events to fans who can't make it to games.
Coaches Tweeting Updates from Recruiting Trail
by George Schroeder, @GeorgeSchroeder, USA TODAY Sports February 2015
About 9 p.m. Friday, Nebraska coach Mike Riley (@Coach_Riley) tweeted: "Go Big Red, huge night for the #Huskers Family! #GBR
TeamSnap: Web and Mobile App to Manage Your Team (Sponsored Video)
by AB Staff January 2015
TeamSnap is a mobile and web service for managing recreational and competitive sports teams and groups. With its online interface, TeamSnap makes it easy to keep track of rosters, schedules, game and practice attendance and availability, team payments, statistics and more.
Colleges Object to UBooster.org Fundraising Approach
by Matt Slovin The Tennessean January 2015
College sports fans now have a new method to donate to their favorite schools, but perhaps not surprisingly, some schools already are turning their backs on the money.
IHSA Posts 145 State Title Hoops Games on YouTube
by Jim Leitner TH sports editor January 2015
Illinois high school basketball fans received a large dose of March Madness for the holidays last season. During the holiday break, the Illinois High School Association posted the videos of 145 boys and girls state basketball championship games to its YouTube channel. The videos are free of charge for anyone using a computer, tablet or smartphone.
Prep AD Blasts Rival Over Handling of Facebook Photo
by Phil Anastasia; Inquirer Staff Writer December 2014
In a blistering letter to administrators in the Colonial Conference, West Deptford High athletic director Jason Morrell on Monday accused Haddonfield High officials of a "lack of integrity" in handling a social-media incident involving West Deptford football coach Clyde Folsom.
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.
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.)
Should Athletes Lose Scholarships Over Social Media Miscues?
by Dennis Van Milligen August 2014
One of the debates that has intrigued me recently involves the increasing amount of coaches that are withdrawing scholarship offers due to a high school recruit exhibiting unacceptable or inappropriate behavior on social media. According to this story we published last week, high school coaches in Georgia are applauding University of Georgia head football coach Mark Richt for dropping a recruit that misbehaved on Twitter.