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  1. Jock-o-sphere: Social media predictions for 2011

    Ryan Corazza

    Last week, I dipped into all the ways teams, athletes and leagues began to leverage social media for revenue in 2010. A lot of the strategies are still largely untapped by the majority of sports entities, and it's why 2011 might be shaping up as a...

    Blog | Conversation | January 01, 2011
  2. Jock-o-sphere: Sports entities chase social media cash

    Ryan Corazza

    If 2010 has taught us anything about social media, it's that teams, leagues and athletes are no longer just spinning their wheels on Twitter, Facebook and the like -- they're driving toward that cold, hard cash. Sure, at their most basic level, th...

    Blog | Conversation | December 26, 2010
  3. Jock-o-sphere: Kings use Klout to influence influencers

    Ryan Corazza

    The Sacramento Kings' inviting 25 local social-media influencers plus a guest to a home game isn't a wholly new idea. Teams such as the Cleveland Indians and Golden State Warriors have made similar overtures this year to sports-centric bloggers a...

    Blog | Conversation | December 12, 2010
  4. NBA teams create social media rivalries

    Ryan Corazza

    The Denver Nuggets beat the New York Knicks on Tuesday night in Denver. But there was also another battle won by the Nuggets. Yes, yes: The teams tossed together a little social media battle at nuggetsvsknicks.com in anticipation of Tuesday's ga...

    Blog | Conversation | November 21, 2010
  5. Jock-o-shere: Social media is quandary for NHL

    Ryan Corazza

    The NHL has a problem on its hands. Its general managers know a social media policy should be enacted. They're just not sure on the particulars yet. "Should we have a league-wide policy? Should we have a policy with clubs?" Washington Capitals...

    Blog | Conversation | November 13, 2010
  6. S.F. Giants riot news spreads on social media

    Ryan Corazza

    In this constantly evolving age of social media, no event of record is going on without citizen documentation. Not even riots in the streets of San Francisco. Yes, it's true: After the San Francisco Giants finished off the Texas Rangers in the ...

    Blog | Conversation | November 06, 2010
  7. NBA opens Turnstile for fans to check in

    Ryan Corazza

    The check-in has come to the NBA. Just like MLB -- which added check-in functionality to its At Bat application earlier this season -- and the NHL -- which increased emphasis for stadium check-ins via Foursquare at the onset of its season earlier ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 31, 2010
  8. Jock-o-sphere: Squeezing ads into social media

    Ryan Corazza

    In the current social media landscape, our eyeballs are largely glued to what celebrities, athletes, musicians and other persons of interest are disseminating to the masses and how they're engaging with followers and friends. And with millions tun...

    Blog | Conversation | October 16, 2010
  9. Jock-o-sphere looks at new features for MLB, NHL

    Ryan Corazza

    The Texas Rangers' 5-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays kicked off Major League Baseball's playoffs Wednesday afternoon. And the league made sure to get the word out on social media. Shortly before the first pitch, MLB's official Twitter account ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 09, 2010
  10. Jock-o-sphere: venues add gizmos to compete

    Ryan Corazza

    As in no other time in American sports history, fans are set up pretty well at home. High-definition TV-- with 3-D coming on strong -- has allowed for unprecedented viewing quality from your couch. And in a U.S. economy in which some fans have ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 03, 2010
  11. Jock-o-sphere checks out skiing, running apps

    Ryan Corazza

    In 2010, we've seen an increased emphasis on geolocation technology in the sports world. Teams and leagues are just starting to scratch the surface of check-in functionality for business-minded gains, while Facebook Places projects to financially b...

    Blog | Conversation | September 11, 2010
  12. Jock-o-sphere: We look at apps helping chatter

    Ryan Corazza

    With football season around the corner, one new iPhone app that hit the Apple store last week is aiming directly at NFL fan chatter. TweetQB, the brainchild of Fanvibe, displays a list of NFL matchups -- with those in progress providing the curren...

    Blog | Conversation | September 05, 2010
  13. Fan Appz helps targets fan connections

    Ryan Corazza

    Online followings for teams, athletes and leagues continue to grow by the minute. And we're increasingly seeing sports properties taking their massive Facebook and Twitter followings and putting them to business use. Fan Appz is one company maki...

    Blog | Conversation | August 29, 2010
  14. Jock-o-sphere fills you in on filling the cup

    Ryan Corazza

    It's rare that sports fans are privy to first-hand accounts of athlete drug tests via traditional media channels. But on Twitter, Lance Armstrong has often grouched about the frequency in which he's been tested. "Pull up to the hotel and drug test...

    Blog | Conversation | August 21, 2010
  15. Football tweeters in midseason form

    Ryan Corazza

    Another year of gearing up for the gridiron, another year of news outlets picking up on some social-media indiscretions. Cleveland Browns cornerback Brandon McDonald called out Terrell Owens with a vulgar tweet. Days later, coach Eric Mangini was ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 15, 2010
  16. Kanye West, LeBron James follow same playbook

    Ryan Corazza

    Kanye West joined Twitter last week. One day before, on July 27, the rapper-producer visited the offices of Facebook in Palo Alto, Calif. Standing on a table in front of employees, donning a fresh suit, West debuted new material from his forthcomi...

    Blog | Conversation | August 07, 2010