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News you may have missed - May 19 2013

These are the most clicked, retweeted and talked about articles we shared via Sports Geek social media platforms for week ending May 19

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Help The Mavs Design Our Next Uniform !

The Mavs are going to re-do our uniforms for the 2015-16 season... if we get a unique and original design. What's the best way to come up with creative ideas ? You ask for them. So we are going to crowd source the design and colors of our uniforms. You know what an NBA uniform looks like.

MLB Twitter Going Private with Blackberry

It seems like MLB is going back to the "members-only" private time-period concept for their @MLB Twitter account that they executed on last September. And it went so well then that this time around...

Sports Geek Founder Sean Callanan...The Tao of Sports

Sean Callanan is focused on the growth of the social media market, especially in the world of sports. Callanan's Sports Geek is responsible for the development of over 1 million Facebook fans for his clients, helping launch Sports DP at the NBA Draft for the Minnesota Timberwolves and a social presence for the Sydney Thunder, Cricket Australia.

Collingwood, Brisbane Broncos top rankings as Australia's most popular football clubs

Collingwood, Brisbane Broncos top rankings as Australia's most popular football clubs

Heartbreaking First World Problems from Twitter

"The barista put 3 pumps of caramel in my macchiato today. I clearly said 2!" Life is tough for "first-worlders" sometimes, so what's the best way to vent these struggles? Twitter of course! What better way to broadcast frustration about "serious problems" than to you 1,500 close friends around the web.

News - Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney Official Website News

50 Top Tools for Social Media Monitoring, Analytics, and Management | Pamorama | Social Media Marketing Blog

445 Shares Twitter 206 Google+ 61 LinkedIn 83 Facebook 54 Pin It Share 5 Buffer 36 Email -- 445 Shares × Use these platforms to manage, measure, and analyze your social media marketing initiatives. To succeed in today's connected world, you need to build a community around your company, brand, and products.

Tools for sports digital professional

Here is a growing list of tools we use on our smartphones and on the web.

Sports in the Age of Twitter - Sports Page

Being a sports fan with Twitter is hard, but I don't think I'd ever go back to watching games in the dark. Here's what I mean. I'm a Warriors fan, and whenever I watch a game, I'm always checking Twitter during timeouts, free throws and half time.

SF Giants hit it into the park with social media and digital signage

The defending World Series champions San Francisco Giants are busy installing a digital signage-centric social media center in their home ballpark, AT&T Park on the San Francisco Bay. According to the Giants, last year AT&T Park led all sports venues in social check-ins and Instagram photos, and the hashtag #SFGiants was the top sports-themed hashtag on Twitter.

NBA's @MNTimberwolves help fans #GETCLOSER

A look at how the Minnesota Timberwolves' used their social media platforms in their Get Closer season ticket campaign.

Vin Diesel Says Facebook Owes Him Billions of Dollars for Boosting Site's Profile

Nancy Kaszerman/ZUMAPress.com Vin Diesel has some fast and curious talk for the bigwigs at Facebook. The actor is saying that, at least from his point of view, the social-media giant owes him major props-possibly even a hefty financial kickback-for supposedly helping it become the game-changing, Net-dominating titan that it is today.

How Social Media Has Changed Baseball

Remember what baseball was like before social media? I only vaguely remember. I have a hazy recollection of watching ballgames on a rabbit-eared TV in a cave somewhere. When I had something to say, I had to cry out and hope someone heard. Things are obviously different now.

#StormingTheKnight Social Story

View the story "#stormingtheknight Social Story" on Storify] On Saturday the club will be celebrating the release of Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises™. The game against the Cowboys has been named Storming the Knight.

The Incomparable...Charles Barkley - Sports Page

"...if we all knew Magic was going to live this long I would've gotten the MVP ( '92 All-Star Game) and Magic probably wouldn't have made the Olympic team", Clyde Drexler I remember when Drexler threw that brick at the glass house image of the 1992 Dream Team.

Here's How Rich You'd Be If You'd Bought Apple Stock Instead Of Its Gadgets

Between April 1992 and April 2012, Apple's stock value increased by over 4000%. Did you buy an Apple product between those dates? Ever wonder how much money you would have now had you invested in AAPL stock instead of the first iPod when it came out? (That's $399 in 2001).

In sports and social media, there are no "winners"

The Yankees have been called "MLB's most social team" based on their 7,980,000 fans across Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, and Instagram. What the Yankees have accomplished on social media isn't unimpressive. It also isn't difficult. For sports teams at the collegiate and professional level, acquiring fans and followers is as easy as picking a social...

Was Alex Ferguson a Better Coach Than the N.B.A.'s Phil Jackson?

Alex Ferguson, the manager of Manchester United for 26 seasons, announced his retirement Wednesday. Below is how he compares with some of the longest-serving coaches and managers in major North American sports. Ferguson won 13 titles, more than either Phil Jackson or John Wooden, two of the most successful coaches in North American sports.

Ten bid to bowl Nine out

It is understood Ten's offer values Test and other international cricket at $80 million annually. Photo: Brendan Esposito John Stensholt Ten Network has lodged a hefty final bid with Cricket Australia worth $500 million in cash over five years that will put pressure on the network's ­balance sheet and on incumbent ­broadcaster Nine Entertainment Co.

How to Compare Your Facebook Page With the Competition | Social Media Examiner

Are you wondering how your Facebook Page compares to competitors? What can you do to improve your performance? Insights into how your competitors are using Facebook can help you better understand your audience on Facebook and how they use Facebook.

Social Media And Recruiting: What's Acceptable And What's Not?

With the increased use of Twitter and social media in college football recruiting, a question that often arises is - What's acceptable and what's unacceptable? Unfortunately there's no easy answer to either of these questions. Recently Tennessee's Associate Athletics Director for Compliance, Todd Dooley, did provide us with a little insight to this matter.

Kobe Bryant's Social Media Mastery

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER - If there's anything we've learned about Kobe Bryant over the past 17 seasons, it's that nobody will outwork him and nobody will out-prepare him. So just because Kobe is now on the chilling list for the foreseeable future with a ruptured Achilles tendon, that doesn't mean the Mamba will be sold short.

'Star Wars Kid' Blasts Bullies, Jedi Knights Defend Him

It was the lightsaber practice heard 'round the world, and one of the earliest viral videos online. It spawned a dozen parodies. But for one teenager, it meant years of hell. Now he's finally speaking out. Ghyslain Raza, a ninth grader in Quebec, tried out some moves with a golf ball retriever in his high school's TV studio.

7 Simple Social Media Moves That Work

Allison Fass | Inc.com staff Likeable founder Dave Kerpen personally responds to thousands of Tweets, emails, and messages every day. Crazy, or genius? nrivera/Flickr Tweet Before he started to dole out social media advice for entrepreneurs like you at Inc.'s recent GrowCo conference in New Orleans, Dave Kerpen, chairman of Likeable Media and now founder of offshoot Likeable Local, had a few things he wanted to get out of the way.

NBA ready to discuss rights deal - SportsBusiness Daily | SportsBusiness Journal | SportsBusiness Daily Global

The NBA plans to start informal negotiations on its next media rights deal this summer, two years before its current ESPN and Turner Sports deals wrap up, according to several sources. The current contracts run through the 2015-16 season. On average, the networks are paying the league a combined $93