CadChica’s Sports Links: September 24, 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.

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IN TODAY’S EDITION: Vikings owners lose fraud case; Shaqramento; Globe’s tweet-powered news service; Yahoo partners with One FC; USOC’s Road to Sochi tour; St Cloud State launching 24-hour sports/news channel; Big Hoss; no Super Bowl blimps plus much more below.

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SOCIAL MEDIA

  • Social media integral to Melbourne Aces baseball campaign – Ad News (h/t @aussiegoldy)
  • Everton fans voice their displeasure on Twitter with new crest options – Daily Mail
  • Hawthorn vs Fremantle gaining worldwide social media attention – Perth Now
  • Non-sports but could cross into sports at some point: Boston Globe “builds tweet-powered news service”Nieman Lab
  • Unable to confirm this was trending but what a hashtag! – Twitter search

 

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BUSINESS

  • Vikings owners lose fraud case to the tune of $84.5M; will appeal – Star Tribune
  • Yahoo! Sports becomes official digital partner of Asia’s One FC – Sports Pro Media
  • Former Foot Locker, NFL marketer, Gary R. Lewis, launches own sports apparel company – Sun Sentinel
  • Michael Downey named Lawn Tennis Association president – iSportConnect
  • Wembley Stadium owners desire NFL franchise, Super Bowl – Telegraph
  • USOC to kick off “Road To Sochi Tour” in New York City, October 29th – TeamUSA

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TECHNOLOGY

  • St Cloud State to launch unprecedented 24-hour sports and news channel – SC Times
  • Kentucky leading the way in using athlete tracking device technology – CBS Sports
  • Man vs Machine becoming Man and Machine with Myo – Venture Beat
  • Big Hoss represents “bigger in Texas” motto – Star Telegram

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SPONSORSHIP

  • 9ine signs Junior Dos Santos, less than one month before Velasquez fight – MMA Fighting
  • Cold weather? No MetLife blimps at the 2014 Super Bowl – NJ.com
  • Puma deal means to expect to see Usain Bolt past 2016 Rio Games – Sport Pro Media
  • Gordon becomes part of “We Make Football” campaign – Chicago Now

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A LITTLE SOMETHING EXTRA

Congrats to the Braves. I think.

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