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Twitter And ESPN Amp Up Their Collaboration

Back in December, Twitter teamed up with ESPN and Ford to provide embedded replays from football games in posts sent via Twitter.

The replays, which each began with a short promotional clip for the Ford Fusion, were selected by ESPN’s college football editors and promoted by both ESPN and Ford to people not following Ford or ESPN on Twitter, but solid potential followers based on the people they follow and what they tweet about.

The partnership was evidently a success (in fact, ESPN said the video highlights were seen more than 7 million times), because Twitter and ESPN are amping up their joint efforts.

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Class President Suspended For Tweet Criticizing High School Football Team

Thank goodness Twitter didn’t exist when you were in high school, hmm? If you’ve ever said or thought that, you’ll appreciate the COMPLETE ridiculousness of this story.

A class president at a high school in Kansas said something negative about his school’s football team and got suspended for the remainder of the year.

He didn’t swear. He didn’t threaten anyone. The tweet wasn’t violent. But it made other kids angry. Yeah, that’s really all it took. This is going on the Twit List, definitely.

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NBA Twitter All-Stars [INFOGRAPHIC]

Sports and social media are proving to be a fantastic match.

Today, people are ten times more likely to check Twitter or Facebook than the radio for sports news, and sports fans are among Twitter’s most active users.

Let’s take a look at the NBA, specifically, on Twitter.

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NCAA Bans On-Field Hashtags And Social Media URLs

Twitter has been a major player in the college sports industry in recent years, with athletes connecting directly and passionately with fans (Kevin Ware, anyone?), spectators turning to tweets for live coverage and analysis, and experts wielding their influence in 140-character missives.

But a new memo from the NCAA’s Football Rules Committee puts the kibosh on the use of all social media designations on college football fields, drawing a definitive line between live sports and social media.

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Twitter-Powered Sports App “Beyond The Box” Curates Real-Time Content From Your Favorite Teams And Players

Calling all sports junkies: a new (free!) app called Beyond the Box is the answer to your live sports coverage prayers.

Beyond the Box aggregates NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL news, analysis, rumors, videos, photos, and player thoughts from 1,000 media sources and 2,000 players into a personalized sports timeline that you can curate based on your favorite teams and athletes.

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The 2013 NFL Draft According To Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

Football fans, heads up: social media is the next NFL draft expert.

Turn off ESPN, ignore NFL.com, and dial your radio to another channel. All you need is Twitter to accurately predict what’s going to go down starting tonight during the 2013 NFL draft.

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Baseball Video Game, MLB The Show, Is Vine MVP

With trending hashtags, Vines are bound to continue building steam. Time to hop on board, businesses!

To help you accomplish this (and to help you NOT get tangled in Vine), we’ve shared best business guidelines as well as some hilarious Vines and cool Vines to get your creative juices flowing.

And now, predictably, a video game has taken Vine to the next level. Talk about marketing magic.

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Predicting Social Media’s March Madness Final Four [INFOGRAPHIC]

We told you how to follow your favorite NCAA teams and NBA players on Twitter – did you take that advice? Have you been busy talking smack? Well, SOMEONE is.

According to this Infographic from Viralheat, there were 257,681 mentions online about just ONE game! Which one? Check it out.

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How To Follow #MarchMadness On Twitter

If you’re all about basketball, Twitter is the place for you. According to Twitter, there are over 400 players on Twitter, representing nearly 90% of the NBA.

But wait, we said NCAA not NBA! Yes, don’t worry – Twitter has those teams too. And they’ve made following all of them easy.

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Twitter CEO Gets NBA Star To Slam Dunk By Jumping Over Son’s Head

It must be tough being a high-profile person and keeping your family out of the limelight (or the tweet light, if talking about Twitter’s CEO, Dick Costolo. Which we are.).

But with the perks, comes those ooh’ing and ahh’ing about them in envy.

And when you have a famous basketball player land a slam dunk after jumping over your kid’s head, what do you expect?

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