Media & Technology: Web & Social
Web Domains Important Part of UND Nickname Process
by Anna Burleson, Forum News Service May 2015
With a vote for the University of North Dakota's new nickname drawing closer and the list of possibilities available to the public, precautions are being taken to protect potential names online.
High School Infield Tree-Planting Prank Goes National
by Staff report May 2015
The tree at Franklin High School's baseball field was first noticed when players arrived for a doubleheader Saturday morning. The city paid to remove the tree and repair the section of the field.
Ohio State Tweet on Multi-Sport Recruits Questioned
by Deseret Morning News (Salt Lake City) May 2015
It began with a tweet that went viral - a chart claiming that 42 of the 47 recruits signed by Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer were multi-sport athletes in high school.
Preseason Sessions Outline the Perils of Social Media
by Brent Briggeman April 2015
Troy Garnhart's message boils down to one simple tenant: When in doubt, don't post.
Photo of Cops vs. Kids Football Game in Park Goes Viral
by Mitch Dudek April 2015
It's not something people regularly see, which perhaps explains why a photo of three Chicago Police officers playing football with a few kids on a vacant lot in North Lawndale has gone viral on social media.
UT Football Assistant Speaks on 'Power of Social Media'
by Dustin Dopirak, Knoxville News-Sentinel April 2015
Tommy Thigpen admits that developing relationships with recruits gets harder the older he gets. The Tennessee linebackers coach is 44, and his job success depends largely on his ability to connect with 16- to 18-year-olds and communicate with them through their preferred mediums.
Instagram Video: Ex-Player Burns Miami Flag, Bridges
by Matt Porter, Palm Beach Post Staff Writer March 2015
Alex Figueroa, the dismissed UM linebacker, has a new opportunity. He began classes Monday at Garden City (Kan.) Community College and will join the football team, coach Jeff Sims confirmed to the Post.
Athlete Kicked Off Team for Vulgar Mo'ne Davis Tweet
by Laura Godlewski, Athletic Business Intern March 2015
A baseball player for Bloomsburg University was kicked off the team following an offensive tweet he posted about Mo’ne Davis, breakout star of the Little League World Series.
Joey Casselberry, a first baseman for the team, was responsible for the vulgar message and has since deleted his Twitter account where the tweet was posted.
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.
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.