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  1. Social media: It's NBA All-Star Weekend

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    The NBA has established itself as sports' most social league, so it should come as no surprise that its annual All-Star Game is one of sports' most social events. On Friday, fans will have the opportunity to not only go inside All-Star media day,...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  2. Social media: Yogi Berra to join Twitter?

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    Yogi Berra is considering joining Twitter. The news -- which came via Twitter -- delighted both sports fans and social media users. Breaking news: Yogi Berra, 87, said he is thinking of joining Twitter. I am serious. Dave Kaplan, his right-hand ma...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  3. Social media: Super Bowl is tops for 2012

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    From the New York Giants to the San Francisco Giants, the NFL referee lockout to the NHL lockout, #linsanity to #HeIsManziel, 2012 will go down as a win for sports and social media. In recognition of another banner year, here are the top sports a...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  4. Social media: Fines become commonplace

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    San Antonio Spurs forward Stephen Jackson was fined $25,000 by the NBA this week for a "hostile tweet" directed at Oklahoma City's Serge Ibaka. Jackson deleted the tweet in which he promised to go after "serg Abaka" and then apologized to the Thunder...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  5. Social media: MLB is breaking records

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    Major League Baseball is shattering records this postseason on social media. Even before Thursday's four potential elimination games and Friday's two Game 5 matchups, MLB already had generated twice as many social media comments as it did during ...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  6. Twitter gaffes begat punishment for athletes

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    Triple jumper Voula Papachristou made headlines -- and took social media by storm -- this week when she was expelled from the Greek Olympic team after posting a racist tweet. Papachristou is the first Olympian to be banned for social media comment...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  7. Social media: WWE to honor 1,000th 'Raw'

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    The WWE will celebrate its 1,000th episode of "Monday Night Raw" on Monday, making the show the longest-running weekly program in the United States. By comparison, "Monday Night Football" has aired more than 600 broadcasts in its four-plus decades on...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  8. Social media: LeBron is Tweeting again

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    The Miami Heat beat the Oklahoma City Thunder to claim the NBA title on Thursday night, marking a moment LeBron James' fans have been anxiously awaiting. The win means the superstar can finally return to social media. (Were you thinking something dif...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  9. Social media: Celtics-Heat all the buzz

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    The Miami Heat and Boston Celtics will come down to a Game 7 in the Eastern Conference finals. Who could have predicted this showdown? Turns out a quick look at social media might have. Analyzing everything from total number of Facebook likes to ...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  10. Social media: Ozzie Guillen quits Twitter

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    Ozzie Guillen has signed out of Twitter -- for good. The Miami Marlins' manager posted what he said would be his final update Thursday, writing: "my last tweet. me ultimo tweet good luck buena suerte." Guillen took the social media scene by storm ...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  11. Shaq, soccer, UFC among sports' 2011 social media superstars

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    @Page2 recaps the top sports social media stories of 2011.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2011
  12. The Philadelphia 76ers say they're still listening to fans on the...

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    76ers fans underwhelmed by mascot choices making their voices heard.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2011
  13. MLB Fan Cave, a last-minute addition, pays dividends for league

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    @Page2 looks at the first season of the MLB Fan Cave.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2011
  14. Examining sports leagues' social media policies and offenders

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    @Page2 takes stock of pro leagues' social media policies and offenders.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2011
  15. Behind the New York Jets' social media takeoff

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    @Page2: Jets make social media gains, even without Rex Ryan.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2011
  16. UFC president Dana White discusses UFC's Twitter program, and the...

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    UFC president Dana White oversees the entity's efforts in social media.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2011