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How the 2017 Masters got social media right

This year’s Masters Tournament featured plenty of drama, as Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose had to play an extra hole to determine which European would win their first green jacket.

Digital Sport’s weekly wash-up 07/04/17

Tar Heels celebrate men’s basketball championship After three weeks of upsets, nailbiters, and repetitive commercials, the 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament came to an end on Monday night, with the University

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How does the PGA, players attract young fans? Social media, of course

Perhaps PGA golfer Grayson Murray said it best when he tweeted this out last month: Imagine if more guys from the PGA tour opened up on social media. Golf would

SK Telecom to showcase 5g baseball stadium

Earlier this week, SK Telecom announced it will hold a 5G showcase at a South Korean ballpark, setting up a trial network to simulate a future with 5G connectivity and

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The inside track on SXSW 2017 with Richard Ayers & Richard Clarke [podcast]

With South By South West (SXSW) having taken place at the start of the month, I thought I’d bring in two people who are regular visitors to the event in Austin, Texas and who both spoke at this year.

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Digital Sport’s Weekly Wash-Up 24/03/17

March Madness doesn’t disappoint The first weekend of the 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament wrapped up on Sunday. Despite some dull games games at the beginning, by weeks end there were

Durham’s fightback begins off the pitch

It was brutal. After accepting £3.8m in financial aid from the ECB last year, Durham’s punishment was relegation and a points deduction in all three formats of the game. The

Cleveland Cavaliers create first-ever team social network

Last week, the Cleveland Cavaliers announced a new social network named Wine & Gold Nation. It’s a new online community designed to connect and engage Cavaliers fans, and it’s the

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Snapchat secures multiyear agreement with Australian Football League

Snapchat continues to merge into the sports landscape, as the app’s parent company Snap Inc. has signed a multi-year deal with the Australian Football League before the league’s season kicks

Wilson releases X Connected Basketball that tracks shooting performance

Wilson Sporting Goods has partnered with SportIQ to launch the new Wilson X Connected Basketball, a smart ball that can keep track of a player’s shooting stats. Accompanied by a