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  1. Boston Bruins fans enjoy their victory

    Bill Speros

    Your browser does not support iframes. Boston Bruins fans had plenty of reason to be excited after Monday's historic comeback 5-4 overtime victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs at TD Garden. The Bruins trailed 4-1 with less than 11 minutes to p...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  2. Florida Gulf Coast popular on social media

    Bill Speros

    America loves an underdog, and so do college basketball fans who use Facebook and Twitter. Not surprisingly, Florida Gulf Coast University was the most mentioned team on both social media sites during the early rounds of the NCAA tournament, accordin...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  3. Trending: The Battle of Common Surnames

    Bill Speros

    There are NFL fantasy teams, and there are NFL fantasy teams based in reality. Reddit user Mark McKinny, 28, of Boonton, N.J., wanted to put a unique twist on his lineup, compiling competing rosters of players named "Smith" and "Johnson" -- which ...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  4. Trending: Justin Bieber is everywhere

    Bill Speros

    Justin Bieber got roughed up a bit this weekend. His weekend began on a down note as he lost his most-viewed-video of all-time title ("Baby") to Psy's "Gangnam Style." He pressed on, performing during the halftime show of Toronto's 35-22 victo...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  5. Air Force officer plays hockey in Orlando

    Bill Speros

    Derrick Burnett is a full-time second lieutenant assisting the U.S. Air Force with rocket launches from Florida and a weekend warrior for the Orlando Solar Bears (@OrlandoHockey) of the ECHL. Burnett made his pro hockey debut for the Solar Bears ...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  6. Trending: Fans brace for no NHL season

    Bill Speros

    NHL fans are creatively and sometimes desperately trying to come up with ways to occupy themselves as they prepare for the possibility of a postponed or canceled season. Vancouver Canucks fans David Wiggins, 24, and Mike Russell, 23, took this clever...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  7. Trending: NHL players use Twitter to vent

    Bill Speros

    NHL players and owners appear at a standstill in negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement with a lockout set to begin this weekend, as NHL commissioner Gary Bettman got unanimous vote of support from the board of governors to shut down t...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  8. ECHL team talks offer to Justin Bieber

    Bill Speros

    Justin Bieber loves hockey, has played it "all my life," grew up in Canada and roots for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Bieber has a new book "Just Getting Started" out today and told Ryan Seacrest on NBC's "Today Show" that he "does not want to be jus...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  9. Trending: NHL fan Makkonen creates video

    Bill Speros

    NHL fans are angry and disheartened due to the looming threat of a lockout on Sept. 15. Janne Makkonen, a 21-year-old Finnish video editor, wasn't going to take it anymore and turned his "passion" for hockey "into art." The result? His "NHL -- 'T...

    Blog | September 03, 2012
  10. Aspiring writer among 'Dark Knight' victims

    Bill Speros

    Among the victims of the movie theater shootings in Aurora, Colo., overnight was Jessica Ghawi, an aspiring sports journalist, broadcaster and radio station intern. She moved from San Antonio to Denver, according to KENS-TV, and was attending the pre...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  11. Trending: Soccer & social media, Finals

    Bill Speros

    The influence of Euro 2012 has proliferated across social media, with Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) being the dominant star with more than 10 million followers on Twitter. The analysts at Peoplebrowsr/ note that the most Euro 2012 social...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  12. Trending: Bill Hader roots on Thunder

    Bill Speros

    The Miami Heat have plenty of haters, but the Oklahoma City Thunder can claim a big-time Hader. "Saturday Night Live" star Bill Hader, a Tulsa native, talks up the Thunder before Game 2. Dolphins wide receiver Chad Ochocinco roots his new ...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  13. Trending: Spurs-Thunder, Kings-Devils

    Bill Speros

    Spurs-Thunder or Kings-Devils. Clickers across the nation earned their keep Wednesday night. With Oklahoma City's victory over San Antonio, the Thunder won the West and dominated across Twitter: OKC's Serge Ibaka is going to the NBA Finals and h...

    Blog | June 07, 2012
  14. Trending: Spurs-Thunder, Kings-Devils

    Bill Speros

    Thunder-Spurs, the Kings win in Game 3 over New Jersey and Jarrod Parker's no-hit bid against the Rangers were all top-trending topics on Twitter. The word of the day, courtesy of Dr. Shaq, is "kaleidoscope." It was sponsored by Russell Westbrook'...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  15. Trending headlines: Canseco and Manning

    Bill Speros

    Five items you may have missed today that are worth a quick look: • The (media) circus came to town as Jose Canseco joined the Worcester Tornadoes amid a maelstrom of questions about his Twitter account and the seriousness of this latest at...

    Blog | May 08, 2012