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FEATURE: Sports and the Social Media Revolution

Social Media Sports

Twitter, Facebook and Instagram: Everyone has at least one of them and, if you’re a sports fan, you’re using these platforms to digest your favorite athletic activities. Social Media Today Social media and sports are inseparable. Reporters use social media to break news and push out new content. Fans will …

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FEATURE: Should College Athletes be Paid?

Some college athletes’ names are among the superstars.  They bring in millions for their schools as well as contribute to other industries such as media and marketing.  If they are making money for others without being compensated, are they being taken advantage of? Should this industry still be considered “amateur”? How would …

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NFL Thursday Night Preview: Cleveland Browns vs Baltimore Ravens

Week 10 of the NFL season kicks off with the Cleveland Browns (0-9) hosting their division rival Baltimore Ravens(4-4) in a primetime Thursday Night Football matchup. This is the 2nd meeting this season between these AFC North Rivals. Last time out, the Ravens were able to squeeze out a 25-20 victory over the Browns in Week 2.  …

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Social Media’s Impact on Online Sports Writing

The goal of journalism is to keep us updated on what’s going on in the world. Sports journalism, in that regard, keeps us updated on what’s going on in the sports world. For many years, sports writers throughout history such as Grantland Rice, Henry Chadwick and Leonard Koppett have kept …

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Has Fantasy Football Grown Too Large?

Fear, doubt, disappointment and elation— these are the range of emotions experienced by a fantasy football player on any Sunday from September to January. The game, played by assembling a team of professional football players and being awarded points based on their performance, has recently swept the nation, capturing the …

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Go Outside The End Zone With Former Gainesville High Receiver, Dock Luckie

Conquered the week—now the calendar shows that it’s Friday. Get dressed, grab backpack, and leave the house earlier than any other day of the week. Drive to Adam’s Rib Company to order breakfast—the Meat Lover’s Omelet, a side of potato wedges with ketchup, and a biscuit with gravy, to be …

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