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PM Roundup: Rob Gronkowski on Tinder, Bias Against the Simms QB's, Michael versus LeBron

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Gronk Loves Them Tinder

Can’t Wait Til Grayson Manning Whines About This in Twenty-Five Years… 244 more words

NFL

Rovell Fired Up Over Hot Dog Champion Shirt On ESPN Tour

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OK, so I should’ve been recording Rovell’s Periscope when he had Hannah Storm held hostage in a hallway. I’m sorry. I made it up by recording the excitement in his voice when he saw the Hot Dog Eating Championship shirt in the ESPN employee store. 36 more words

Features

ESPN Aired A Video Game Tournament And It Confused The Hell Out Of Twitter

On Sunday night, ESPN2 broadcast “Heroes Of The Dorm,” a tournament in which college teams (that’s Arizona State doing something cool in the above Vine) played… 702 more words

Sports

What is Expected and Accepted from Sports Team Twitter Accounts?

I’ve been thinking about something for a while now. Why are sports team Twitter accounts so different from the rest of a team’s marketing mix and voice? 559 more words

Twitter

#ncaaexploits

This is the hashtag a former student of mine suggested I use while live tweeting the national championship game tonight. I don’t know that I have it in me to live tweet a game I am forcing myself to watch, but that’s another story. 366 more words

Old Yankee Stadium letters go unsold at Sotheby's auction

The letters that spelled out Yankee Stadium on the outside of “The House that Ruth Built,” went unsold at a Sotheby’s auction on Wednesday, according to ESPN’s Darren Rovell. 93 more words

Sports

Business vs. the Market, college sports edition

(Willie Cauley-Stein)

Prevalent framing of American economic discourse notwithstanding, it is well understood by anyone paying attention that powerful economic interests in this country work very hard to avoid or limit market competition, insofar as doing so pads their bottom lines. 595 more words