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Digital Sport’s Weekly Wash-Up 31/3/17

March Madness gets down to the finish Last weekend saw the Elite Eight become the Final Four. University of North Carolina continued it’s run as school with the most Final

Pushing the boundaries: Social Media, MLS, and the rise of Snark

The following is a guest article from Richard Clarke, a sports digital consultant, who blogs at MrRichardClarke.com and tweets @MrRichardClarke. He ponders whether he is suffering from an acute attack of the frequency illusion* or “snark” is everywhere right now.

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MLS takes the wheel of social media progress once again, this time with live-streaming

Over the last few weeks, Facebook has been building up its portfolio of sporting events, and with the launch of the new MLS season, once again the social media giant

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Interview with Richard Clarke, former Senior Director of Digital Media & Comms at Colorado Rapids

Richard Clarke has recently returned from the US and a stint with MLS team Colorado Rapids. Prior to this he had been in the Premier League with Arsenal, making him

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Interview with Chris Schlosser on how MLS has become fastest growing US sport on social + much more

The first podcast of 2017 is a great one with SVP for Digital at the MLS, Chris Schlosser the guest. He talks about he created his own job with a quite ballsy approach, wrote the first MLS digital strategy and how the MLS has become the fastest growing US sport on social since 2013.

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Amazon is plotting the end of traditional sports broadcasting

In what could be the final nail in the coffin for declining traditional sports broadcasters, the The Wall Street Journal reported earlier this week that Amazon has been in talks

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Facebook Flash is here and sports teams must capitalize

There are a few certainties in life: death, taxes, and an unending release cycle of Snapchat clones. Last week, Facebook unveiled its latest attempt in the form of Flash, less

Digital Sport’s Weekly Wash-Up 4/11/16

ESPN Claims Reports of its Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated Last Friday, tv audience tracking firm Nielsen released data that indicated ESPN had lost 621,00 subscribers in the month of

Bayern Munich’s expansion into the US market is the smart way to success

German football club Bayern Munich seems to be the latest team looking to expand into the sport’s two emerging markets: China and the USA. And it’s the US in particular where Munich

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MLS announce Nigel de Jong’s departure from LA Galaxy with bizarre video

The video mentioned in this article has since been deleted from the MLS Twitter account. Watch it here.  Nigel de Jong has completed his move from LA Galaxy to Galatasaray, so