Pac 12’s Hashtag Battle Brings Life To A Lackluster Football End…

In the time since Larry Scott took over as Pac 12 Commissioner, the league has emerged as a leader and an innovator in virtually every area of the business of college athletics. League expansion, marketing to a larger fan base in the central and eastern United States, mew media … [Read more...]

USA Baseball Cleans The Closets, Grows Their Following…

Sometimes a little clutter is the spark for innovation, and the folks at USA Baseball, the national governing body for the National Pastime, seem to have come up with new incentive for those late on their spring cleaning. USAB remains an undervalued resource for many in the … [Read more...]

Losing The Nuance…

Full disclosure, the headline of this post was stolen from Mike Greenberg this morning on ESPN's Mike and Mike, but it is very true. Thursday into Friday we have again seen the power and buzz, and the silliness generated by the immediacy of social media. We again see that maybe … [Read more...]

Who Really Benefits From World Cup? Brand Soccer.

They are on every talk show…one player adorns the rarefied air of the cover of Sports Illustrated. They are the new darlings of sport, despite their loss on Sunday. They are the women of American soccer, and their media tour this week has again helped to lift the profile of a … [Read more...]

Let The Olympic Social Media Games Begin…

One of the great aspects of the Olympic Games are the stories of triumph by athletes we may not know that much about, the stories told through either great triumph or through agonizing defeat, and it is through that window, and sometimes it is a short window, that the business … [Read more...]

The Social Media Game On A Global Scale…

The social landscape in sports across North America is growing exponentially every day. Teams, athletes, events, brands, media companies, are all scrambling to add followers, build alliances, grow traffic and scream louder than anyone else to draw critical mass for whatever … [Read more...]