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Topical Gear Gives Female Athletes a Competitive Advantage on the Field in Preventing ACL Injuries
by Michelle Meier
posted May 18, 2013 at 8:32pm

ACL injuries are one of the most devastating and long-term injuries athletes can endure and females specifically are eight times more likely to sustain ACL tears due to anatomical and hormonal differences than males....more

Topical Gear Gives Female Athletes a Competitive Advantage on the Field in Preventing ACL Injuries
by Michelle Meier
posted May 17, 2013 at 8:41pm

ACL injuries are one of the most devastating and long-term injuries athletes can endure and females specifically are eight times more likely to sustain ACL tears due to anatomical and hormonal differences than males....more

Just for women sports 24/7 coming our way
by HeraeaMarketing
posted February 12, 2013 at 7:46pm

Sports Channel for Women TV...more

Big 12 Conference Reaches New Media Rights Agreement With ESPN And FOX
by Swish Appeal
posted September 8, 2012 at 9:21pm

After years of hubub surrounding conference realignment, particularly when talking about the Big 12 Conference, the renegotiation of television broadcasting rights has effectively squelched this topic and left the conference looking strong for over a de...more

Twitter Olympics
by C and R's Stanford Women's Basketball Blog
posted August 1, 2012 at 8:14am

Welcome to the Twitter-lympics. Wish C and R could say they coined the word, but a quick Google search shows a lot of other people are picking up that the most important story about the 2012 Olympics is the social micro-blogging site, Twitter. First, we h...more

Do You Skip The Gym? There’s an App for That.
by Pretty Tough
posted July 14, 2012 at 6:53pm

Do you promise yourself you’re going to workout and then reneg on the promise? Have you ever bought a gym membership and stopped using it? The GymPact app assigns a real cost to the common practice of skipping trips to the gym. Users who resign t...more

Run! It's the Zombie Apocalypse
by Run Girl Run
posted May 16, 2012 at 1:26pm

Last night I met up with my friend Evan for a run around DC. I'm fairly certain we looked absolutely ridiculous on this run for a two reasons. First, I was wearing my totally awesome Under Armour Terps running shirt that I am completely obsessed with. ...more

To tweet or not to tweet?
by They're Playing Basketball
posted January 27, 2012 at 1:15am

North Carolina Coach Sylvia Hatchell banned twitter use for the Tar Heels. That distraction eliminated, the team has won two in a row.I understand where Hatchell is coming from. I cringe at some of the things I see young people put on twitter.Do you think...more

Banning athletes from Twitter... good or bad strategy?
by HoopFeed.com
posted January 27, 2012 at 1:07am

A commenter on an article about North Carolina women’s basketball ban of Twitter usage provides a counter view: Sylvia Hatchell bans UNC women’s basketball team’s Twitter use By Michael Lananna | The Daily Tar Heel ...more

Ski Federation Calls for Change of Underwear
by Pretty Tough
posted January 18, 2012 at 8:56pm

Slovenian ski racer Tina Maze flashed her sports bra over the weekend in response to a controversial complaint that her underwear gave her a competitive edge. When she stripped down, the words “Not Your Business” were written across her chest....more

Gadget Drive for Girls Riders Organization
by Girls Riders Organization, Inc.
posted November 20, 2011 at 3:44pm

GRO is hosting an online gadget drive through Gazelle to raise money for their organization, Girls Riders Organization – GRO, and would love your support. You can visit their drive webpage at http://gro.gazelle.com. A gadget drive is a new way to fu...more

Chicago Marathon: Steve Jobs changed how we race (and cheer)
by Fair Game News
posted October 15, 2011 at 11:44am

By Laura Pappano Yes, we’ve heard the exciting Chicago Marathon results. Despite the heat (78 degrees according to my iPhone) Moses Mosop set a course record (2:05:37) and Liliya Shobukhova finished in 2:18:20, making it her third straight Chicago win,...more

Shoe review - Brooks PureConnect
by LHiggs
posted September 7, 2011 at 9:45am

  P.S. They are great for running on the beach! ...more

Be a positive influence and be careful what you post
by Sarah Stanley Inspired
posted June 15, 2011 at 3:38pm

Last night as I was browsing my Twitter feed, I saw a Tweet from a health/fitness professional. And what I read shocked me. The post was promoting the “HCG Diet”. This is one of the worst diets (all diets are horrible, but this one is exceptionally ...more

Branding: Not Just for the Big Dogs
by Run Girl Run
posted May 21, 2011 at 3:04pm

Fitbloggin' Presentation 2011 Thanks to everyone who came to see Katy and I present this morning at Fitbloggin. We had a blast teaching you all about the ins and outs of social media and building your brand. For those of you who couldn't be here or if...more

In social media, you get what you give
by Soccer Science
posted May 12, 2011 at 11:22am

I work in social media, but when I’m hyper-focused on my job I barely tend to my personal accounts. During these periods, my Facebook wall goes stale, blog traffic falls and Twitter replies die off. Not surprisingly, when I update my social netwo...more

PSU undergrads use blogs to analyze and critique the sports-media-society relationship
by Sports, Media & Society
posted February 9, 2011 at 12:05am

This is the second semester my Sports, Media, & Society course has maintained blogs--as groups of 3-4 students--for critique and analysis of the role of sports in American culture. Each week half the class is required to post to their group's blog, wi...more

Managing your busy sports life & a $50 Sports Authority gift card giveaway
by Sports Girls Play
posted January 26, 2011 at 1:43pm

Whether you are a coach who has to coordinate every aspect of your team or you are a parent who needs to track schedules, keep track of your child’s personal bests or just need to know when you are supposed to bring snacks to the game, TeamSnap is an a...more

Tweeting Sports Journalists: Curley Center Commentary
by Sports, Media & Society
posted January 22, 2011 at 1:55pm

To tweet, retweet or maybe not retweet is a question facing all journalists in today’s media landscape. For sports journalists in particular, learning and understanding how to harness Twitter is an issue that can mean breaking a story or non-story.Lori ...more

The NBA Game Time app and smart TV's trajectory
by Sports, Media & Society
posted January 20, 2011 at 7:58pm

I swear this will get to a discussion of sports media shortly, so bear with me...Earlier this month tech aficionados (and journalists) flocked to the Las Vegas Convention Center for the annual Consumer Electronics Show. Though companies like Apple increas...more

Social Media for Coaches Presentation
by Soccer Science
posted January 19, 2011 at 4:11pm

It’s been a bit of a whirlwind since presenting, “Social Media for Coaches,” at the 2011 NSCAA Convention in Baltimore with the one and only Ryan Knapp. A huge thank you to the NSCAA Convention Committee for inviting us to give this session, my ...more

iPod App Review: Food Network Nighttime
by Balanced Health and Nutrition
posted January 2, 2011 at 2:37pm

This app puts The Food Network at your fingertips! Now, night time shows like ‘Throwdown with Bobby Flay’ recipes and clips are compiled for your viewing and cooking needs.  The app has a recipe function which is set up like the website, including su...more

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