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Facebook Users Rush To Bracket Apps In Anticipation Of March Madness

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Eager to start picking their brackets, Facebook users have begun flocking to the leading bracket applications by the thousands since the beginning of the month. The three most popular applications are developed by Citizen Sports, Watercooler, and CBSSports.com each have distinct business objectives from one another. All applications have each...
Facebook Users Rush To Bracket Apps In Anticipation Of March Madness

YouTube's biggest sports deal so far will bring live NBA D-League games starting Friday

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This summer YouTube made its biggest advance into sports by picking up rights to live stream the Olympics in various countries, but now it has gained a domestic foothold by partnering with the NBA to air D-League games. While the world isn't exactly beating down the doors to watch...
YouTube's biggest sports deal so far will bring live NBA D-League games starting Friday

March Madness online traffic declines, thanks to pay wall

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Just like in previous years, the 2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament was once again streamed live online. But a few things were different for this year’s March Madness on Demand: For one thing, this was the first time users had to pay for access — or prove that they were pay...
March Madness online traffic declines, thanks to pay wall

Who (Or What's) Best At Predicting March Madness Winners?

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When it comes to predicting March Madness winners, who knows best: experts, algorithms, or the crowd?An estimated 45% of Americans will fill out an NCAA tournament bracket this year. That’s more than the number of people who voted in the 2010 midterm elections. And until the clock strikes 12:15 p.m. on...
Who (Or What's) Best At Predicting March Madness Winners?
How to watch Super Bowl XLVII online

Google Currents goes international

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In December we launched Google Currents, an app for Android and iOS devices that lets you explore online magazines and other content with the swipe of a finger. We’re thrilled by how many readers and publishers are using the app in the U.S. -- nearly 400 publisher editions and over...
Google Currents goes international

CBS fires sports blogger following Twitter-based misstep on Paterno’s death

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CBS finally let go its sports blogger Adam Jacobi following the Paterno debacle, Jacobi himself announced today on his Twitter account: As you may remember, CBS Sports wrongly announced the death of the ex-Penn State American football coach Joe Paterno – who had recently been blamed for not doing enough...
CBS fires sports blogger following Twitter-based misstep on Paterno’s death
Game on following the lights off at Super Bowl 47

CBS Sports Writer Feels It's OK To Issue 'Stealth' Corrections Because It's Just 'The Internet'

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It appears that there are still some writers out there who moved from print to an online presence while never having learned to properly "internet." Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com is one of them. Writing up his baseball Hall of Fame ballot, Heyman botched a few facts about Jack Morris in...
CBS Sports Writer Feels It's OK To Issue 'Stealth' Corrections Because It's Just 'The Internet'

Where to watch the 2013 Super Bowl live online

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Want to watch the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers duke it out at the 2013 Super Bowl without being in front of the TV, or without relying on a cable TV subscription? Then you’re in luck: Super Bowl XLVII will once again be streamed live online in its...
Where to watch the 2013 Super Bowl live online
Super Bowl online streaming viewership grows to 3 million in second year
This year, not all March Madness games will be free for everyone online
University of Akron adds Twitter handles to basketball jerseys for social media stunt
A guide to an Internet-infused Super Bowl: puppies, commercials, cocktails, & apps

AT&T and CBS renew content deal to bring Showtime and Sports Network to U-verse

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AT&T and CBS have announced that they have renewed their content carriage agreement, that covers the retransmission of CBS-owned stations. This deal will see the continued carriage of Showtime, The Smithsonian Channel and The CBS Sports Network on AT&T’s U-verse TV service. AT&T launched its U-verse brand way back in 2006,...
AT&T and CBS renew content deal to bring Showtime and Sports Network to U-verse

T-Mobile launches subscription based 'T-Mobile TV' app for iPhone

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T-Mobile has offered its TV service through an Android app since 2010, but today the carrier has finally released an iPhone version of the app that offers subscription based packages of popular TV shows, sports, and Live or On Demand programming (via TmoNews). T-Mobile is currently offering 30 days...
T-Mobile launches subscription based 'T-Mobile TV' app for iPhone

Social sports site by USA Today aims for fans, non-fans alike

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Just when you thought sports media couldn’t get more crowded, along comes For The Win. The site, which launched on Monday, wants to reach fans and non-fans alike through social media and a focus on sports stories with a heavy human interest feel – like the 7-year old cancer patient who ran...
Social sports site by USA Today aims for fans, non-fans alike

The Benefits and Pitfalls of ESPN's new Developer Center

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What do you do when you have a treasure trove of valuable data that developers would love to get their hands on? Release an API and let them create applications for you. That is precisely what sports network ESPN did today by announcing its Developer Center replete with multiple APIs...
The Benefits and Pitfalls of ESPN's new Developer Center
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