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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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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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How Sports Fans Engage With Twitter [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Sports Fans Engage With Twitter [INFOGRAPHIC]

Nearly 70% of sports fans who follow brands on social media are willing to take additional action, including purchasing, commenting or sharing brand content, according to IMG’s 2013 Catalyst Fan Engagement Study.

Catalyst PR created the infographic below as a visual version of the study’s findings.

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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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More Sports Fans Turning To Digital Media Over TV [STATS]

Thanks in large part to social media – Twitter in particular – sports fans are increasingly turning to the Internet rather than TV to watch games and other sports content.

According to data from the Sports Media Consumption Report 2013, by Sporting News Media, Kantar Media, and TV Sport markets, 63% of fans went online for sports content, up from 56% just two years ago.

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Jimmy Kimmel Live Airs Hilarious NBA Edition Of “Mean Tweets” [VIDEO]

Have you ever seen Jimmy Kimmel Live’s hilarious “Mean Tweets” segment?

In honor of last night’s NBA Finals Game 2, the comedian and late-night talk show host assembled a special basketball edition, in which NBA pros read disparaging tweets about themselves. Watch it, below.

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Pro Golfer Ben Crane Turns To Twitter To Find His New Caddie

Another win for sports and Twitter:

Golf pro Ben Crane turned to his Twitter following this week to crowdsource a replacement caddie at the HP Byron Nelson Championship Pro-Am in Texas.

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Cool Job Alert: Twitter Hiring A “Head Of Sports”

Sports junkie? Social media enthusiast?

Here’s your dream job: Twitter just posted a job opening at its San Francisco headquarters for “Head Of Sports.”

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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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