The 13-year-old Little Leaguer Mo’ne Davis not only landed the cover of Sports Illustrated this week, she’s gained a huge following on social media as well. Magic Johnson, Michelle Obama and Lil Wayne have all tweeted about her, andShow More Summary
Driven by coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, NBA free agency, and the MLB regular season and trade deadline, ESPN enjoyed another industry-leading month in the digital sports category
- Japanese figure-skating heartthrob Daisuke Takahashi has denied being the victim of sexual harassment as a scandal raged over magazine photos of him in the clutches of the 49-year-old boss of his sport, local media reported on Fri...
Because we’re aware that most pro sports teams now have their own social media teams (or at least solo experts), we had assumed that all of them did. Clearly, that isn’t the case. Because as Marc Normandin at SB Nation points out, on Wednesday, the Toronto Blue Jays’ official Twitter account mistook itself for the Texas Rangers’ […]
I know, as a car enthusiast, I can't expect mainstream media to focus on cars in the same way or with the same intensity as I would. I know this. But still, I think we can expect at least a minimum of accuracy. The Daily Mail doesn't seem to agree, since they call a hardtop Hindustan Ambassador a "sports car" and a "convertible." Read more...
MLS 3.0 is in full force and the sports media have focused like a laser on the growth of the league. Soccer-specific stadiums have sprung up across the country, academies are churning out young talent, big names are coming across … Continue reading ? DC United is the Antithesis of MLS 3.0 is a post from World Soccer Talk.
Mario Balotelli is on the brink of a shock move to Liverpool, media in England and Italy reported Thursday, two weeks after Reds boss Brendan Rodgers ruled out a bid for the controversial striker. According to sports channel Sky Italia,...Show More Summary
Lesley Visser has been one of the pioneers for women in sports media. She joined the Boston Globe in 1974 during an era when the paper had Bob Ryan covering the NBA, Peter Gammons on MLB, Will McDonough on the NFL and Bud Collins on tennis. After covering college basketball, horse racing, the NBA, MLB, […]
Love it leave it, this ALS Ice Bucket Challenge craze isn’t out of gas just yet. We’ve all got at least another week (and probably more) of our social media feeds being nothing but videos of people dumping buckets of water on their heads. That being the case, it’s about time somebody weeds out all the […]
Five station groups have undertaken a station swap similar to what happens at the trading deadline in professional sports. This time, though, the moves affect hundreds of people. Media General and LIN Media, looking to comply with Federal...Show More Summary
A key trend in digital and social media marketing is identifying influencers and their scope of influence. LinkedIn recently put in place a list of the most influential users in a participant's network. Klout has long curated lists of...Show More Summary
Italian media Sport MediaSet today made a huge claim regarding the future of AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli. Linked to Arsenal in the past, MediaSet claim Liverpool have submitted a formal £17.5m bid for the fiery Italian forward. Having failed to sign Loic Remy due to a failed medical, Brendan Rodgers is reportedly still in […]
On Monday, CBS Sports held its annual NFL on CBS Media Day in New York allowing reporters to hear from the network’s announcers and analysts. Awful Announcing was there to talk to some of the people who will call and analyze the games during the 2014-15 season. Former New York Jets and Baltimore Ravens linebacker […]
Ed Note: The following roundtable discussion appears courtesy our friends at Bloguin’s college sports hub The Student Section. Matt Zemek and co. were nice enough to have me take part in the college football media roundtable. You can view Part I at the link below. In Part II we discuss network strategies and the media […]
Among all the highly complicated questions media companies are grappling with, Time Inc. is still in a seriously unique transitional period. But when Gawker reported today that the publisher — more specifically, Sports Illustrated magazine...Show More Summary
Football fans can expect a lot more Years of the Quarterback. At least that's what former NFL superstars Deion Sanders and Tony Gonzalez were saying on Monday afternoon at CBS Sports' Media Luncheon.
Good morning. Here are 10 media stories. More journalists arrested, threatened in Ferguson: Robert Klemko of Sports Illustrated, Telegraph reporter Rob Crilly and Financial Times reporter Neil Munshi all reported being detained last night in Ferguson. Show More Summary
The transfer of Sporting Lisbon defender Marcos Rojo to Manchester United seems imminent, according to the media in both Portugal and England on Monday morning. Portuguese newspaper Record have confirmed on Monday that “it’s unlikely Marcos Rojo won’t end up at Manchester United” for a fee of around 20 million euros. Last night, Rojo apologised […]
Liverpool player set to complete transfer, confirmation imminent - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Reports from French Media outlet Le 10 Sport claim Liverpool defender Tiago Ilori is all set to join Bordeaux on a season long deal. Ilori was present at the club’s training facilities ahead of completing his move to the French … Read More ? From Soccerlens.com - Football News
It has been a dizzying few months for big-time college football and basketball players, coaches, fans and the attendant media. How all of this will change college sports is yet to be determined, but without a doubt, we are in a new era. Show More Summary