NCAA football, social media, and fandom

The OU/Texas Tech Game Ball was dedicated to the fans after the 65-21 win The NCAA bylaws have been updated to restrict the ways in which universities (and by extension boosters, fans, and alumni) are allowed to interact with potential recruits via social networking sites such as Facebook.  According to rules created in 2006 and…

In defense of Twitter

It’s hard not to notice the sudden obsession mainstream media have with Twitter lately. Just the other day the New York Times had three, yes three, Twitter stories on the same day. I’m not sure why Twitter is suddenly generating so much attention, some attribute it to Oprah but I noticed it prior to that…