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.
The success of the FarmVille and Mafia Wars games on Facebook has spawned a growing batch of social media games with sports themes.
Chad Ochocinco led the way, and soon more athletes, including Dwight Howard and Jared Allen, will have their own iPhone apps.
Tech-savvy athletes such as Chad Ochocinco and Chris Bosh are naturally among the first athletes with apps available for iPhones.
The NBA's reported new Twitter policy is fair (no tweeting during games), but some teams have leapt at the chance to install stricter guidelines.