Media & Technology: Web & Social
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.
Patriots Grow with Times, Give Fans 'Social' Content
by Brendan McGuirk, The Boston Herald March 2015
Social media has completely transformed the way modern fans consume and interact with professional sports.
Schilling Outs Yankee Rep Over Twitter Harassment
by Cam Smith, @camsmithsports, USA TODAY Sports March 2015
When Curt Schilling saw sexually explicit comments about his daughter on his Twitter account, his first reaction was, "I'm going to get in the car and go kill somebody," the World Series champion told USA TODAY Sports on Tuesday.
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.
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.