• 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.

  • 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.)

  • Social Media's Role in Crisis Management

    by Vivian Marinelli October 2014

    It is difficult these days to find someone not on some form of social media — especially during sports and entertainment events. The 2014 World Cup final holds the record for the most tweets per second with 9,667. The game took more than three hours to complete, accumulating more than 100 million tweets.

  • Should Athletes Lose Scholarships Over Social Media Miscues?

    by 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.

  • Mississippi State, K-State Set Up Football Series via Twitter

    by Michael Gaio July 2014

    Mississippi State's Scott Stricklin and Kansas State's John Currie gave new meaning to social networking on Friday. In what might be a Twitter first, the two athletic directors agreed to a home-and-home football series using the social network.

  • Angry Minority Destroying Social Media

    by July 2014

    Popular AB contributor Chris Yandle, assistant AD for communications at the University of Miami, wrote a great post for our website in May about our collective love/hate relationship with social media.

  • Is Social Media Making Us Anti-Social?

    by Chris Yandle June 2014

    Is social media making us anti-social? The answer is complicated.

  • How To Deal With Negativity on Social Media

    by Chris Yandle May 2014

    I hate that I’m addicted to Twitter. There, I said it. It’s already bad enough that there are moments (a lot of moments) that my wife will hide my iPhone so I can’t check Twitter.

  • Mavs' PA Announcer Blasts Refs on Twitter, Gets Benched

    by Michael Gaio April 2014

    Dallas Mavericks public address announcer Sean Heath has been suspended for two games by the NBA after a series of tweets criticizing the league.