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Twitter And IPL Partner To Bring Real-Time Interaction To Cricket Fans

Twitter And IPL Partner To Bring Real-Time Interaction To Cricket Fans

Today’s sports enthusiasts have so many more options than they would have had ten years ago. Whereas it used to be about armchair coaching or bumping shoulders with fellow supporters at the bar, today it’s about being in conversation with your team and it’s supporters en masse. The Indian Premier League (IPL)’s latest partnership with Twitter will bring that kind of globally connected experience to cricket fans around the world.

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Sportsmanias Offers Super Bowl 2nd-Screen Experience With Head-To-Head Twitter Feeds

Sportsmanias Offers Super Bowl Second-Screen Experience With Head-To-Head Twitter Feeds

Real-time sports team news aggregator Sportsmanias.com is making a play to be your second-screen experience during Super Bowl 2014.

The startup’s redesigned website includes a dual stream head-to-head Twitter feed from opposing teams’ beat writers straight from the sidelines and press box.

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A Patriots vs. Broncos NFL Playoff Game Twitter Recap [DATA]

A Patriots vs. Broncos NFL Playoff Game Twitter Recap [DATA]

The Denver Broncos put away the New England Patriots last night, 26-16, during the AFC Championship NFL playoff football game.

The stakes were high, and the activity on Twitter was correspondingly significant.

@TwitterData released a cool breakdown of the peak moments during the game when Twitter was busiest.

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Tide Teams Up With NFL To Run A Cool “Color Captain” Twitter Campaign

Tide Teams Up With NFL To Run A Cool "Color Captain" Twitter Campaign

This football season, NFL laundry sponsor Tide has found an inventive way to leverage its 32-team sponsorship deal with a unique Twitter campaign.

Tide has anointed one player from each NFL team (32 in total) to be a Tide Color Captain, celebrating NFL fans and their passion for their team’s colors.

Each captain has been serving as a photojournalist, sharing behind-the-scenes personal pictures on Twitter that capture “the moments of color celebration that truly motivate them,” on and around game day.

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Postano Lets Universities Live-Screen Social Media Engagement At Sporting Events

Postano Lets Colleges And Universities Live-Screen Social Media Engagement At Sporting Events

College sports is a multimillion dollar business in the U.S., and TigerLogic Corporation’s social platform company Postano is capitalizing.

Postano now allows colleges and universities to use its software to create social media command centers, real-time social displays on campuses and in stadiums, and social hubs for websites all within a single platform.

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How To Keep Up With The 2013-2014 NBA Season On Twitter

How To Keep Up With The 2013-2014 NBA Season On Twitter

The 68th season of the National Basketball Association (NBA) kicked off last night with Magic-Pacers, Clippers-Lakers, and Bulls-Heat matchups.

If you take your pro sports with a side of Twitter, you were probably following the #OpeningNight trending hashtag.

But there’s a lot more where that came from. For the lowdown on how to keep up with the 2013-2014 NBA season, keep reading.

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Red Sox Vs. Cardinals: The Battle On Twitter

Red Sox Vs. Cardinals: The Battle On Twitter

Evenly matched on the field or not, the Red Sox and Cardinals are decisively not head-to-head on Twitter.

Check out the definitive stats from Twitter, below, on how the World Series 2013 contenders match up on the digital network.

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The #1 Fantasy Football Player Most Discussed On Social Media For 2013

Brandwatch analyzed a data set of more than 130,000 public mentions on social media in the U.S. to determine what fantasy football fans are saying about their favorite players on Twitter, Facebook, sports forums, and major fantasy football networks.

The results, below.

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Ravens Lose To Broncos, But Come Out On Top On Twitter

NFL season is back, which means lots of buzz on Twitter.

During Thursday night’s kickoff game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Denver Broncos, the latter may have won the game – but they lost in terms of Twitter mentions.

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REVEALED: America’s Most Social Sports Teams [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you’ve been active on social media for any reasonable period of time, and if you’re a fan, chances are that you’re following one or more sports teams – and probably a few athletes – on Twitter.

Indeed, social media has revolutionised sports marketing, allowing the NFL, MLB, NBA and other leagues to proactively engage with fans and the media, driving website footfall, eyeballs and merchandise sales.

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