Harry O’Brien’s open letter to Barack Obama – great example from AFL footballer @Harry_O on how an athlete can use blogging & social media to achieve goals outside sport. Here’s the Herald Sun’s take on Harry’s request.
NBA using social media to support charities – another way sports can engage fans using social media.
What You Need to Know About Facebook’s Recent Announcements – great recap from @GoSam on how you can use the latest Facebook changes for your web properties
Gold Coast – Do you like me? – @GoldCoastFC quick to jump in on the Facebook changes to stir up new fan support for the AFL’s newest team.
Sport selling its soul to big market players – The Times [UK] looks at the money behind sport
Why you shouldn’t blame YouTube for removing all of those Hitler videos – interesting article on trying to solve the copyright problem that faces sporting leagues & digital rights holders as well as TV & movie studios.
Why Twitter Is the Future of News – Great article on how Twitter is helping the news find you, that include sports news & promotions.
Best On Ground
YouTube Clip of the Week
Craziest end of basketball game I have seen in a while. Just goes to show, “it ain’t over until it’s over”.
Book your ticket for SRG Conferences
Got your ticket yet? HUGE lineup with speakers from Real Madrid, NBA (Trailblazers & Timberwolves) & Tottenham…
Engaging Fans & Participants in the Digital Age Sydney – Star City – July 13 & 14
Sport is Fantastic 2010 Auckland – Eden Park – July 19 & 20