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  1. NFL rookies still adjusting to social media

    Bill Speros

    Someday -- and that day may already be here -- NFL teams will measure a prospect's social media influence and skills in addition to his time in the 40 and number of reps at the NFL combine. While two of the top three pro football players in terms...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  2. Social media in spotlight on NFL draft night

    Bill Speros

    It's been a busy week on social media for many of the projected top picks in tonight's NFL draft (@NFL_Draft on Twitter). Alabama's D.J. Fluker claimed his Twitter account was hacked after it posed this message early Wednesday: "Yea I took $ n col...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  3. Love of Boston still big on social media

    Bill Speros

    The Boston Marathon bombings and their aftermath continue to leave a lasting impression across social media. As of Monday, a week after the bombings, there were more than 760,000 tweets that included the hashtag #bostonstrong, according to data from ...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  4. Reaction swift to Boston Marathon tragedy

    Bill Speros

    From a friend. That's me in the orange singlet about to finish. Surreal. Demi Knight Clark (@DemiGirlFriday) April 16, 2013 Word of the Boston Marathon bombings spread worldwide within minutes via social media ...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  5. Trending: Masters buzzing on social media

    Bill Speros

    Golf fans in Australia got a green jacket for breakfast Monday, thanks to Adam Scott's Masters playoff victory over Angel Cabrera. this is fun- Adam Scott (@mradamscott) April 15, 2013 No, not that Adam Scott, who stars in the NBC come...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  6. In WWE, social media is as big as wrestlers

    Bill Speros

    Vince McMahon sent his first tweet on April 1, and it was no prank. The WWE and its performers have made more than 150 million social media connections, with about 100 million coming on Facebook and 50 million on Twitter. So it was inevitable tha...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  7. 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
  8. Manu Ginobili to host online Q&A Saturday

    Bill Speros

    Last month, Jimmie Johnson made social media history by becoming the first Daytona 500 winner to host an AMA ("Ask Me Anything") thread on reddit as part of his postrace victory media tour. Saturday, Manu Ginobili of the San Antonio Spurs is sche...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  9. Facebook declares its national champion

    Bill Speros

    The NCAA tournament offers potential for a trending topic on social media with every possession. And the folks at Facebook already have crowned a champion. College basketball fans see little middle ground when it comes to the Duke Blue Devils. ...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  10. NASCAR drivers talk about social media

    Bill Speros

    Fire!My view Brad Keselowski (@keselowski) February 28, 2012 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- It took just one photo of an exploded jet dryer truck for NASCAR to blow up on Twitter. Brad Keselowski's photo posted fr...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  11. Trending: Super ads, Ferrell, 'Husbands'

    Bill Speros

    With more than 24.1 million tweets sent during the Super Bowl, finding the meaning and aggregating trends from those millions of messages has become a science and big business. Because of the real-time reaction inherent in social media, celebriti...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  12. Trending: Super Bowl, outage, Ravens

    Bill Speros

    What can I say, I'm an elitist.#SuperBowlChamps #Baltimore#Proud#Ravens Josh Charles (@MrJoshCharles) February 4, 2013 The Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens weren't the only big winners on social media Sunda...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  13. Social media is big business at Super Bowl

    Bill Speros

    There are countless places on the Internet where fans can contrast and compare all the important stats between the 49ers and the Ravens. And now the social media monitoring service HootSuite has created and launched a real-time Super Bowl Social Med...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  14. Ravens-Patriots living on in social media

    Bill Speros

    The AFC Championship Game ended Sunday with Baltimore's 28-13 victory over New England. But the action has continued across social and digital media -- including billboards. Last week, Clear Channel Outdoor in Boston posted a digital billboard cou...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  15. Colin Kaepernick's social media is surging

    Bill Speros

    From kaepernick7 via Instagram.Send me or @1stladyxamsport the most creative pic of you #kaepernicking and I'll give you this shirt off my back Colin Kaepernick's (@Kaepernick7) online and social media presence has surged this season along with th...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  16. QB's girlfriend Katherine Webb gets noticed

    Bill Speros

    While Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron wasn't the BCS championship MVP, his girlfriend, Katherine Webb, was the star of the show on social media, with a big assist from Arizona Cardinals defensive lineman Darnell Dockett. Webb (@_KatherineWebb)...

    Blog | January 08, 2013