Baseball Returns To Twitter, But Future Still Uncertain For Streaming Sports

Baseball Returns To Twitter, But Future Still Uncertain For Streaming Sports

This Friday, Major League Baseball returns to Twitter! It’s been a crazy year for fans of streaming sports. Last year, Twitter signed a non-exclusive deal to broadcast Thursday Night Football games for the 2016 NFL season. Then, in July, they announced weekly broadcasts out-of-market games from Major League Baseball (MLB) and the National Hockey League (NHL). For a brief moment in […]

Twitter Reaches Agreement with NFL to Stream Thursday Night Football

Twitter Reaches Agreement with NFL to Stream Thursday Night Football

Twitter has won a bidding war for the rights to stream the NFL’s thursday night games online. Twitter successfully outbid Facebook, Amazon and Verizon for the streaming rights to next year’s games. After reaching an agreement, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell released a statement saying: “Twitter is where live events unfold and is the right partner for the NFL as we take […]

The Internet is Going Crazy Over Steph Curry’s Game-Winning Shot

The Internet is Going Crazy Over Steph Curry’s Game-Winning Shot

The world is freaking out about Steph Curry’s long-distance game-winner! As ESPN pointed out, basketball players from all over the NBA hopped in Twitter right after the game to talk about how impressed they were:  And it wasn’t just Lebron James! Tons of NBA superstars commenting on the footage: Dwyane Wade, Magic Johnson, Scottie Pippen, Dirk Nowitzki, DeMar DeRozan, […]

Major League Soccer just made the Internet very Angry

Major League Soccer just made the Internet very Angry

Several fans were upset after finding out that MLS teams would be appearing as part of the Women’s World Cup victory parade. Critics viewed the appearances as patronizing and exploitative and they were not scared to make their opinions heard on Twitter. This controversy has already made it’s rounds in the blogosphere. Kevin McCauley covered the controversy for SB Nation, […]

Larry Nance has a Kobe Bryant Problem

Larry Nance has a Kobe Bryant Problem

Larry Nance Jr was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers yesterday and it looks like there are already trouble brewing. As Dime Magazine and Ben Celestino , Larry Nance wrote a tweet in 2012 that’s beginning to look like it might very problematic for him. For those who don’t know, Nance’s tweet references a lawsuit brought […]

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