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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

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Innovation in Digital Sport – Meet the Speakers: Dan McLaren

This is our series of interviews with the speakers at the upcoming DigitalSport.co event: Innovation in Digital Sport. We talk presentations and the wider topic around the talks to whet

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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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BT Sport shows that rights to live sport is still a winner in social media conversation

We’ve heard a lot, recently, about how having the rights to live sporting events isn’t the be all and end all when it comes to covering sport. With the rise

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What’s in a goal? How NHL sides celebrate on social media

Once upon a time, National Hockey League Twitter accounts were strictly business. They announced events, released important information and live-tweeted events with little regard for humour. It simply wasn’t the

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Speed, excitement and power: Why can’t your content be as good as the sports it is talking about?

“Hang on… I have an idea…” What happens next has changed recently. It used to be your newly formed idea would need to go over many hurdles to get to

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

Formula One allows videos of testing to be posted on social media for the first time

As reported on Motorsport.com, Formula 1 teams are now allowed to post video from the first week of testing in Barcelona to their social media channels. #F1Testing, Day 1: afternoon

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Social Media, Digital tech and football in the modern age

Guest article: Alex Fenton is a lecturer in digital business and award winning digital developer and trainer, running courses at MediaCityUK, University of Salford. Bandwagon jumpers, plastic fans, armchair supporters, glory

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Broadcasting changes promise NBA success

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is often praised for his ability to create change and bring basketball into the modern era. With his latest proposal, Silver hopes to make basketball even