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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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NFL Player Tarell Brown Loses $2 Million, Fires Agent — All Because Of A Tweet

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Tarell Brown got some bad news recently, but not from his coach or agent – from Twitter.

The NFL player learned via a tweet from Brian McIntyre, a Yahoo! Sports NFL writer, that he was out $2 million.

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Australia’s National Rugby League Sets Up Social Media Mission Control Room, Generates 1B Impressions

The State of Origin is basically the Super Bowl of rugby, an annual best-of-three series of rugby league football matches between the Blues and the Maroons, who represent the Australian states of New South Wales and Queensland, respectively.

In honor of the premier sporting event, Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL) partnered with digital marketing agency VML Australia to create a tricked-out NRL Mission Control Room. Take a look inside.

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MLB All Star Game Dominates Twitter With More Than 1 Million Tweets

Yesterday’s MLB All Star Game was also an All Star on Twitter, with more than 1 million tweets about the game including a peak of 23,00 tweets per minute for Mariano Rivera’s relief appearance.

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A College Sports Twitter Handle Trade: Syracuse And Stanford

In a NCAA first, Stanford traded its old Twitter handle, @SUAthletics, to Syracuse on Monday.

Stanford Athletics is now tweeting from @GoStanford, and Syracuse University Athletics from @SUAthletics.

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Catch Legendary Dodgers Announcer Vin Scully’s Tweetcast During Tonight’s Yankees Matchup

During tonight’s LA Dodgers vs. New York Yankees game at 7:05 p.m. EST, there will be as much game-time entertainment online as on the field as 85-year-old Vin Scully takes over the Dodgers’ Twitter account for his first live tweetcast.

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4.8 Million Tweets Sent During Champions League Final [INFOGRAPHIC]

Just how social media-crazy are soccer fans?

4.8-million-tweets crazy.

The infographic below created by UEFA, European soccer’s governing body, illustrates just how passionate social media-savvy sports fans were during and before the Champions League final this past Saturday.

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Got Twitter Skills? You Could Be Lebron James’ Intern

Heads up, college students, the unemployed, and those looking to trade their offline desk jobs for a career in social media: Lebron James is hiring an intern for online content development and digital sports marketing.

The basketball superstar doesn’t take social media lightly. He was the second-most-tweeted-about Olympian in 2012, and has more than 8 million followers.

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Follow #NBARapidReplay For In-Stream Video Highlights During The Playoffs

The 2013 NBA Playoffs are in full swing, and Twitter is capitalizing on one of the most-watched sporting events of the year by teaming up with NBA Digital to stream replays of in-game highlights.

On the heels of an amped-up partnership with ESPN, Twitter is giving basketball fans serious justification for watching the playoffs with a second screen.

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