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Yahoo Named Founding Partner at Levi’s Stadium

Technology is a major component of the Bay Area region in Northern California, so it is only fitting that the San Francisco 49ers have partnered with Yahoo in a new deal with the team’s new stadium in the Silicon Valley. The agreement will allow fans to upload photos to Flickr, owned by Yahoo, during the…

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Long-Form Conversations: Perfect Marriage of Twitter & Sport?

As the Boston Bruins punched their ticket for the NHL Stanley Cup Finals this past weekend, TV commentators quickly reminded viewers about how close they came to elimination at the hands of the Toronto Maple Leafs in the Conference Quarter-Finals. Without question, Game 7 was the most dramatic contest of the entire Playoffs. Surprisingly, a…

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Your Social Media Guide to the NBA Finals

On Thursday, the 2013 NBA Finals kicked off, featuring the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat. Miami is looking for their second consecutive championship, while the Spurs will try and win their first title of the decade after winning three championships in the previous decade. As expected, social media was buzzing about Game 1 on…

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The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 05.27.13 – 06.03.13

Sports Business Members of U.S. Congress Urge Washington Redskins to Change Team Name Congress sent out letters to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, Redskins owner Dan Snyder and the rest of the 31 teams in the league. The letter says that Native Americans take offense to the nickname, as they consider it a racial and derogatory slur. Two…

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5 Must Follow Sports Social Media Blogs

Thirty minutes a day is all it takes to start separating yourself from the competition in the sports business world. How are you structuring your work day? Is there a rhyme or reason to your madness? At Sports Networker, we compiled a resourceful list of some of the must follow sports social media blogs on…

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The Power of Social Media in Sports

The world is dominated by the internet. At any given second, you can roll your office chair up to a computer, whip out your smart phone or connect through your gaming console to find up to the second news about pretty much anything. Sports is no different. The second a big highlight play happens or…

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The MLB Fan Cave

A social media junkie’s dream, and a job every baseball fan wishes they had! In its third season of existence, the MLB Fan Cave has taken MLB’s social media presence to a whole other level. Over 25,000 baseball fans applied this year to become a Fan Cave Dweller and live for a season in the…

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Guys at Sport Job Chat Launch #SportJC Twitter Chat

Twitter chats are a huge way to gain followers, meet fellow users with similar interests and most importantly GET INVOLVED. The guys over at Sport Job Chat do a bi-monthly twitter chat with questions directed towards working in the sports industry. Every first and third Mondays of the month, they hold theses chats with the hasthtag…

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Sportlobster: Social Media Site Just for Sports Fans

There is a new kid on the block for sports and social media, it’s called Sportlobster. It’s a new way for sports fans to engage with each other and sport. It allows passionate fans to express themselves on a range of different sports. No longer do fans have to search through boring status updates, pictures of…

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4 Most Engaging Professional Athletes On Twitter

Twitter can be a tremendous asset to athletes. However, not all athletes take full advantage of the opportunity. The platform provides an opportunity for athletes to be transparent, show their various interests, reaction to games, and appreciation for their fans. While some athletes say controversial things and show off, other players effectively use Twitter to…

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Why Teams Should Splurge On Social Media Talent

A wise football coach (okay, Jerry Glanville) once said that the NFL stood for “Not For Long.” In hockey, the NHL stands for Not Here Long, especially when it comes to goaltenders, the league’s head coaches and social media mavens. Yes, the employees who get paid to Tweet, Pin, use Facebook, filter photos through Instagram…

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The Social Side of Golf – The Masters of Social Media

For the big names in golf, Twitter is a great way to keep the fans posted on the goings on in the golfing world. With the golfers in the world getting ready for the US Masters, there’s a bit of a buzz on the social networking site for all things golf. Regardless of whether you…

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