CadChica’s Sports Links: September 23, 2013

SPORTS LINKS: A collection of links that you may have missed from around the sports landscape centering on social media, business, sponsorship and technology.


In Today’s Edition: Lacrosse millionaire moves to Octagon; DC4Heisman campaign launched; Fox Sports opts for Facebook data integration; new golf ball locator app and College Football 2Go apps launched; sports media news and much more in today’s edition.



  • Just Added – Shaq becomes partial owner in Sacramento Kings – USA Today
  • Octagon snags lacrosse’s first millionaire, Paul Rabil – Bloomberg
  • Missed this last week: Revenues for Manchester United expected to reach record heights – Euronews
  • So far, winning isn’t helping FAU put “butts in the seats” – Palm Beach Post
  • Adidas, AIG lead list of mostly local sponsors of New Zealand sports – Sportal
  • ARL sees record financial growth this year – (h/t @johnstensholt)
  • From Friday afternoon: YouTube advertising coming through Fox Sports’ channel – Ad Age



  • Fresno State Bulldogs launch Heisman campaign for quarterback, Derek Carr (DC4Heisman) – CSUFresno
  • Fox Sports bypasses Twitter and partners with Facebook for social data – Social News Daily
  • More of a news item from Twitter than just sports news, but Twitter targeting TV Networks could spill to sports too – WSJ
  • Facebook vs Twitter – the next round in television viewing (still affects sports too) – Evening Sun
  • Aaron Ramsey Facebook engagement, followers rises, per Digital Sports Group – PR Web



  • ACC Football Challenge app makes its debut – Akron Legal News
  • Will surf parks help revive sport of surfing? The Surf Industry hopes so –
  • “How far did my ball go?” Never fear with the new ES12 app – MyFox Atlanta
  • College Football 2Go app launched by Learfield Sports, Phunware – Virtual-Strategy
  • Garmin ventures into GoPro’s territory – CX Magazine
  • NHL GoPro



  • The weekly sports media column from Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch, is a solid resource of sports-media news –
  • Radio coverage of football might ‘save’ the industry – Awful Announcing



  • This tweet is both precious and ouch-worthy in its own sweet way


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