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College football’s top four are scoring with social media

College football’s top four are scoring with social media

Remember when your football team beat that other football team you really wanted it to? Think No. 1 LSU beating No. 2 Alabama by a field goal in 2011. Or Nebraska throttling Peyton Manning’s Tennessee Volunteers in 1997 en route to a championship ring. Even Kansas...
The MLB’s social media MVPs

The MLB’s social media MVPs

As reported by the Washington Post in 2015, baseball has an aging problem. ESPN told The Post the median age of baseball audiences on TV is 53, and it is getting older. With that, there is both a challenge and an opportunity for Major League Baseball and its 30 teams....
5 NBA Twitter accounts to watch in 2016-17

5 NBA Twitter accounts to watch in 2016-17

From late October to mid-June, “NBA Twitter” may be the most engaged community on social media. The community is made up of super-fans, beat writers, media personalities, professional gamblers, team accounts, and sometimes even NBA players. One of the most...
From #smsports to SkullSparks: a Q&A with Jason R. Matheson

From #smsports to SkullSparks: a Q&A with Jason R. Matheson

When it comes to digital branding for college sports properties, Jason R. Matheson has seen it all. After leveraging his design background to earn an internship at the University of Miami, Matheson became a mainstay in college athletics, eventually leading SID And...
The art of the alternate uniform announcement

The art of the alternate uniform announcement

Back in August, Nebraska football unveiled the all-white alternate uniforms which were worn against Northwestern last Saturday. ‼️????‼️ pic.twitter.com/MM8RBOqx0o — Nebraska Football (@HuskerFBNation) August 23, 2016 As players’ jaws dropped, they took to Twitter to...
Adidas & Yeezy crash the NFL party

Adidas & Yeezy crash the NFL party

The NFL is a Nike-dominated league. Not only does the Swoosh own the on-field rights as the NFL’s official uniform provider, it also represents a vast majority of the league’s top players. Sole Collector’s Brendan Dunne broke down Nike’s dominance in player marketing...