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Major League All-Stars to use social media during All-Star Game for first time ever

Major League All-Stars to use social media during All-Star Game for first time ever | Social media and sports | Scoop.it
Building off the social media success of the 2011 State Farm Home Run Derby – at which MLB players interacted with fans via Twitter and Facebook live from the field during an MLB event for the first time – Major League Baseball, MLB Advanced Media and the Major League Baseball Players Association today announced an expansion of the initiative that will for the first time include social media activity during the All-Star Game itself.
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Devils Army Generals (DevilsGenerals) on Twitter

Devils Army Generals (DevilsGenerals) on Twitter | Social media and sports | Scoop.it
The latest from Devils Army Generals (@DevilsGenerals). The voice of @NHLDevils Army.
For the fans, by the fans.
http://www.devilsarmyblog.com. Newark, NJ
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11 Sports Writers You Need to Follow on Twitter

11 Sports Writers You Need to Follow on Twitter | Social media and sports | Scoop.it
Here's a look at sports journalism's most successful reporters on Twitter and how they became social media stars.
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ESPN's Adam Schefter paces reporting during opening of NFL Free Agency - ESPN Front Row

ESPN's Adam Schefter paces reporting during opening of NFL Free Agency - ESPN Front Row | Social media and sports | Scoop.it
Adam Schefter broke news early and often during the opening of NFL Free Agency
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The Big Apple's King tweeter? None other than ESPN's @AdamSchefter - ESPN Front Row

The Big Apple's King tweeter? None other than ESPN's @AdamSchefter - ESPN Front Row | Social media and sports | Scoop.it
Today's NewYorkMag.com reports that ESPN's Adam Schefter is "the most influential New Yorker on Twitter," according to data from social media company, PeerIndex.
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MLB All-Star Game Wins the Night on Television and Twitter

MLB All-Star Game Wins the Night on Television and Twitter | Social media and sports | Scoop.it
The 84th MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday -- in which the American League snapped a three-year skid with a 3-0 victory and Mariano Rivera earned the MVP award in his final All-Star Game appearance -- was a big hit with fans on television as well as social media. The telecast on FOX drew an 8.1 metered market household rating according to Nielsen, leading FOX to an easy win in primetime and topping its nearest competitor by 59%. The All-Star Game was also the highest-rated program on FOX since the American Idol finale in May.
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New Jersey Devils (NHLDevils) on Twitter

New Jersey Devils (NHLDevils) on Twitter | Social media and sports | Scoop.it
The latest from New Jersey Devils (@NHLDevils). The official Twitter feed of the New Jersey Devils
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Adam Schefter (AdamSchefter) on Twitter

Adam Schefter (AdamSchefter) on Twitter | Social media and sports | Scoop.it
The latest from Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter). Father, Husband, Son, University of Michigan graduate, and NFL Insider for ESPN. http://fb.com/AdamSchefter. New York
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Apparently Adam Schefter is the social media king of New York | Awful Announcing

Apparently Adam Schefter is the social media king of New York | Awful Announcing | Social media and sports | Scoop.it
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20 Great uses of social media in sports - SportsBusiness Daily | SportsBusiness Journal | SportsBusiness Daily Global

20 Great uses of social media in sports - SportsBusiness Daily | SportsBusiness Journal | SportsBusiness Daily Global | Social media and sports | Scoop.it
Even in its relative infancy, social media has already proved itself to be an effective tool to boost fan interaction, forge connections between teams and leagues and their fans, sell tickets and merchandise, and help drive TV viewership. But there remains nothing close to a one-size-fits-all appro
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