Social media and gadgets changed the fan experience this year, so Ryan Corazza's latest report from the Jock-o-sphere looks at what to expect in 2011.
In his look at the past year of social media and sports, Ryan Corazza details how players, teams and leagues are reaching out to more fans while trying to grab more revenue.
From citizen journalism to checking in on Foursquare, San Francisco's World Series riots were in plain view on social media.
Another company has created a way to integrate advertising into your favorite celebrities' and athletes' messages on Facebook and Twitter.
October is a wonderful time in sports with baseball playoffs and hockey season starting within a day of each other, so naturally MLB and NHL are busy with social media promotions.
Why should fans go to a game and leave the comfort of their couches and wide-screen TVs? Some enterprising teams are bringing in high-tech gadgets to maximize fan involvement in live games.
Ryan Corazza looks into a new service called Are You Watching This?! that aims to help you avoid missing any exciting finishes in your favorite sports.
Fans who follow their favorite athletes and teams on social media might get a little perk, such as ticket or merchandise discounts with group buying opportunities.
Social media users are already chronicling everything they do, so at least two sports properties are adding a geo-location dimension into the mix.
A Phillies fan tased on the field and LeBron James' elbow were hot topics in the sports world and social media this week.
The Cleveland Indians are giving bloggers and social media users 10 seats in the Tribe Social Deck to get a better vantage point from which to do their updates.
Ryan Corazza's been following scores of athletes, sports personalities and leagues -- and the fans who do the following -- on the Web and has come up with a list of social media winners and losers from 2009.
Everybody's a critic, and every athlete has more ways to answer the critics on social media sites, the way Thunder star Kevin Durant did recently.
It took a lawsuit to steer Twitter on the right course to verifying the profiles of famous personalities, but we're all better for it, Ryan Corazza writes in his weekly report from the Jock-o-sphere.