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Sports Digital News you may have missed - 29 May 2013

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Kobe Bryant responds to Phil Jackson's Michael Jordan comparisons

Dear Kobe Bryant, It's not that your old coach, who also was Michael Jordan's old coach, thinks you are worse than Michael Jordan. No, Phil Jackson thinks Michael Jordan was better than you at very specific things, including most basketball and leadership skills.

Trail Blazers Receive 2013 NBA Team Sponsorship Activation Of The Year Award

Official Fan Site of the Portland Trail Blazers

Are You Balancing Emerging Technology with Effective Strategy? : @ProBlogger

Written on at 2:21 am by Last week I was asked at a conference to reflect upon the future of digital and among other things I made a reflection that seemed to resonate with those gathered. It was: Don't throw out the baby with the bathwater.

Owners kept in the loop

In the know: Sam Doran works for Aquanita Racing and keeps owners in touch with their horse's progress. Photo: Pat Scala Each morning at Caulfield, among the typical trackwork melange of trainers, jockeys, horses, the click of stopwatches and shouts of ''half-mile evens'', is the unusually bright glow of Sam Doran's iPad.

More teens flocking to Twitter as enthusiasm for Facebook wanes

SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter is getting the youth vote. Nearly a quarter of teens now use Twitter to catch up with friends and keep track of celebrities, a big jump in usage as teens flock to different social media sites and spend less time on Facebook to avoid their parents and other adults as well as rampant "oversharing."

Rupert Murdoch: 'Look Out, Facebook' - AllFacebook

News Corp. Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch used Twitter to tweak Facebook on the eve of the first anniversary of its initial public offering, comparing Facebook to ill-fated social network MySpace. Murdoch tweeted: Look out Facebook! Hours spent participating per member dropping seriously. First really bad sign as seen by crappy MySpace years ago.

12 types of social media personalities

There are 12 social media personalities, ranging from "ultras" to "virgins." What personality are you?

Microsoft, NFL Team Up On $400 Million Deal to Make Telecasts More Interactive

Microsoft has scored a touchdown. The company announced a deal with the NFL, worth around $400 million over the next five years, to develop technology that will make watching football more interactive for fans who use the Xbox One videogame console and other Microsoft devices that feature Xbox Live.

Netflix CEO: Future TV will be app heavy | Advanced Television

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings told the Canadian Digital Media Network 3.0 conference that the future of Internet TV will be filled with apps and constantly evolving. "We are now in 40 countries around the world, so people are starting to watch Internet video and you can start to see the outlines of what TV will be like in the future," he said.

20 @Pinterest Boards from across the sporting world

The (still somewhat) new kids on the block in the world of social media is Pinterest. We've previously talked about Pinterest and how teams get value.

227,537 people on the waiting list for MCC membership

SPORT - VENUES - STADIA - MEMBERSHIP - HERITAGE - ANNIVERSARY Australia's oldest and largest sporting club, the Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC), is celebrating 175 years since its formation with a number of activities throughout 2013. The MCC was founded on 15th November 1838 when five men - Frederick Powlett, Robert Russell, George B.

Tui Beer - Tui - Distracting the boys from the task at hand since 1889

Innovative sponsorship activation with Rugby & Tui Beer

Dwyane Wade surprises a fan by attending her prom.

Dwyane helps make a fan's dream come true by showing up unexpectedly at her prom in Coral Gables, FL.

SGP 003: Sports and Geolocation, Social Media Personalities & Beckham

In this week's #SGP we discuss geolocation with Tariq Ahmad, the 12 types of social media personalities, athletes on Twitter and David Beckham

Social media lounge ready to debut at U.S. Cellular Field

Twitter, Facebook and Instagram feeds will be on display, and fans can charge phones in the lounge, which will allow fans to interact and share their thoughts on the Sox.

Ayce names in the AFL

The nominal rewards of football Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

Introducing South Sydney Social!

Think you are the club's most passionate supporter? Well you can prove it by joining South Sydney Social, a new initiative that grades your support of the Rabbitohs on Facebook and Twitter We're calling on all passionate digital supporters to get behind the team this season by joining other fellow die-hard Rabbitohs fans on South Sydney Social.

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

29 Ways to Use Remarketing (And How to Get Started) - Squawk

I get excited about the strategy of remarketing. A prospective client flew down to Houston to meet with me a few weeks ago. I rambled on about search networks, display networks, social network advertising, and then I got to remarketing. When I came up for air, he said "Wow, you're really into this remarketing shit."

#ThankYouSirAlex Social Media Coverage and Statistics

Social media coverage and statistics surrounding the #thankyousiralex announcement.

Sensis study shows social media is reaching into every aspect of Australian lives

More than three in five Australians now use social media. Smartphones and tablets have overtaken the laptop. Australian social network statistics - see the bottom of this story. A GROWING number of the Australians are using social networks wherever they can: workplaces, schools, bedrooms, and even the toilet cubicle.

Sports Business Content on Pinterest

Since Pinterest is such an easy way to share lists and other graphical examples, it was only logical to expand my use of it to share sports business content. I've been pinning a lot of things latel...