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Packer’s Tweet Goes Mega-Viral After Insane NFL Ending

Packer’s Tweet Goes Mega-Viral After Insane NFL Ending

The Green Bay Packers just lost a Monday Night football game to the Seattle Seahawks on perhaps the most ridiculous last-second ending in NFL history, and here’s how Packers guard T.J. Lang feels about it (via his Twitter account): "Got f***ed by the refs.. Embarrassing. Thanks nfl" and "F*** it NFL.. Fine me and use the ...

MLB Hops on the iOS 6 Passbook Express, and It’s a Smooth Ride

MLB Hops on the iOS 6 Passbook Express, and It’s a Smooth Ride

Apple’s iOS 6 literally just dropped, but ticketing purveyors including Major League Baseball are already taking advantage of Passbook, the operating system’s digital ticket storing system. MLB Advanced Media on Wednesday announced that Passbook is immediately available for the remainder of the 2012 season for the ...

ESPN Adds Twitter-Style News Feed

ESPN Adds Twitter-Style News Feed

ESPN debuted a web app called the SportsCenter Feed on Wednesday, and the tool bears a striking resemblance to the service where many sports fans consume news and information these days: Twitter. Instead of presenting ESPN.com visitors with the traditional format of splashy images and a small handful of clickable headlines, ...

Find a Pickup Basketball Game Anywhere With This App

Find a Pickup Basketball Game Anywhere With This App

It’s a lonely, disappointed, and sometimes all too familiar feeling for a pickup baller: Shoes laced tight, jump-shot warmed up, game-face on … but just empty blacktop and not another player in sight. The app InfiniteHoops, however, wants to make sure you never have to live through such trauma again. Originally launched ...

Under Review: NFL Refs’ Social Media Use

Under Review: NFL Refs’ Social Media Use

An NFL replacement referee was pulled from the officiating crew of a game on Sunday morning due to a Facebook photo he posted of himself decked out in a hat and sweatshirt supporting one of the teams involved. Now, the league says it’s reviewing social media use the temporary referees who are overseeing games while the ...

Dissed Fan Teaches NFL Team a Social Media Lesson on Twitter

Dissed Fan Teaches NFL Team a Social Media Lesson on Twitter

The Kansas City Chiefs didn’t know who they were messing with when a team staffer sent a brusque Twitter message to a disgruntled fan who had vented about the team’s ownership on the social network this week. It all started on Monday, when decades-long Chiefs supporter Travis Wright, who uses the Twitter handle ...

Nike Wants Displays in Your Golf Club That Tell You Exactly How Badly You Shanked It

Nike Wants Displays in Your Golf Club That Tell You Exactly How Badly You Shanked It

Nike has always been like Chubbs was to Happy Gilmore, helping you improve your golf game. But now it wants to do it digitally—it just earned a patent to put data-collecting sensors in clubs that would track your swing. In one form, an analysis of your swing would be shown on a screen located on the back of the club's ...

How BYU Is Scoring a Digital Touchdown in College Sports

How BYU Is Scoring a Digital Touchdown in College Sports

With a passionate fan base, brand-building religious affiliation and nationally renowned football program that operates as an independent free of responsibilities to a particular conference, Brigham Young University has a lot to build on from a sports marketing perspective. But just in time for football season, the school ...

Google adds favorite sports teams and movies to Google Now

Google adds favorite sports teams and movies to Google Now

I have Android Jelly Bean on both my GSM Galaxy Nexus and Verizon Galaxy Nexus devices and just noticed an update to Google Search appeared in the Google Play Store. This update adds a few things for Jelly Bean users, in particular more control over your favorite sports teams and movie time support. You can check out ...

Robots compete in their own ‘Olympics’ games

Robots compete in their own ‘Olympics’ games

26 teams from around the world are currently competing in the FIRA RoboWorld Cup. They are taking part in a range of games, including football, basketball and weightlifting. It is the first time that the event has been hosted in the UK and organisers say that they have had a record number of entries. The robots have also ...