The Paralympic flag. Photo by Flickr user The Department for Culture, Media and Sport Concerns that Ukraine would be boycotting the Sochi Paralympic Games were quelled on Friday when the Ukrainian Paralympic Committee announced thatShow More Summary
NASCAR fans have been at the forefront of the rush to embrace the use of online social platforms. So much so, that it has become a significant avenue of communication between themselves and the sport. For most fans, it simply means exchanging messages directly with drivers, which up until now was nearly impossible, except at special events. Show More Summary
Bill O'Reilly opened his show Thursday night warning of "America in decline" because of a variety of factors ranging from the bad economy to a "corrupt" education system to rowdy fighting at sporting events, saying that "American leadership [is] sadly lacking in almost every area."
Johnny at Pebble Beach. (Lexus) LAST WEEK NBC SPORTS HOSTED a media conference call in advance of the PGA Tour's Florida Swing. Sportscaster Dan Hicks, analysts Johnny Miller and Frank Nobilo, and on-course reporter Notah Begay discussed...Show More Summary
More than 2,500 people attended Sporting Kansas City’s media event this week for the unveiling of Sporting Kansas City’s away uniform for the 2014 MLS season, as well as interviews with the press, and a trophy celebration party where...Show More Summary
A brand new trend in sweeping professional athletes in Britain as professionals across the sporting divide challenge each other on social media to do exercises. The trend was kicked off by British Olympic swimmer Tom Daley on Tuesday when he performed a backflip in his apartment and recorded the moment in an Instagram video. Daley [...]
Aric Almirola Perhaps no driver illustrates the plight of trying to make a name in the sport like Almirola, who wasn’t even in the driver’s seat for his lone NASCAR Nationwide Series win. Yes, you read that right. Almirola put the No. Show More Summary
Sports media people in this country like the idea of rivalries existing between networks. We want ESPN and Fox and NBC and CBS to not get along, but from having interacted with a lot of people at all four, the truth is they all have a pretty healthy respect for one another. Show More Summary
Even in their recent state of repair, defensive metrics have always had a certain reverse-engineered, SABR-in-retrograde quality to them, even in a statistically mature sport like baseball. MLB Advanced Media just announced a new system that would slam the door shut on that era. Read more...
Geena Davis’ gender equality fight has her joining other women to not only take on the movie industry, but also the sports world and video games. In a related report by The Inquisitr, last year International Women’s Day celebrated the great strides women have taken, but gender inequality persists. Show More Summary
Red Bull Media has announced a motorsports game called Red Bull Racers, which is due out soon for iOS devices. It’s a career-type game that pays homage to its predecessor, Red Bull Kart Fighter, in that the progression starts with a Kart. Show More Summary
Back when every picture you took cost actual money—because you had to put this stuff called film into your camera—photobombing existed, but it was relatively rare. However, since the advent of camera phones and social media, photobombing has become a genuine fad, like skinny jeans, or the Macarena. In fact, these days, according to the Photobombing […]
Cheers to the Longhorns! The University of Texas has announced the selling of beer and wine at select Texas sporting events, which will begin Friday, Feb. 28, at the Texas Softball Invitational, according to a media press release. This development is not the first time Texas has considered selling alcohol at sporting events. Show More Summary
Illustration: Christine Daniloff and José-Luis Olivares/MIT A new communication study by researchers at MIT’s SENSEable City Lab found that as the volume of activity across social media platforms rises — elections, sporting events or...Show More Summary
Overview Rogers Communications, Inc. (RCI) is a major Canadian-based provider of telecommunication services, including wireless and Internet services. Rogers also owns several sports and media properties. Rogers trades on the Toronto...Show More Summary
People have grown too fearful of the media and are cowering in fear that someone will find out what they believe. Sports Anchor, Craig James was fired for his belief that marriage should be between a man and a woman. He is now suingShow More Summary
Good news for people who think that the media is being too tough on football when it comes to the question of whether or not parents would let their children participate in contact sports. A local news report from WVEC in Norfolk, Virginia suggests that the number of kids enrolling in mixed martial arts classes is on the rise.
The influence that social media has on sport has soared with meteoric trajectory in recent years, with Facebook one of the sites boasting a most prestigious spot within the football fraternity. Unsurprisingly, as is the case in terms...Show More Summary
Analyzing NFL combine results means first acknowledging the fact that, as a practice, the combine remains one of the silliest traditions in sports. Media members (Hi, everyone!) put far more stock into the results than teams do, as we...Show More Summary
In the last year or two, you may have had some moments — during elections, sporting events, or weather incidents — when you found yourself sending out a flurry of messages on social media sites such as Twitter. You are not alone, of course: Such events generate a huge volume of social-media activity. Show More Summary