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July 18, 2015

J.J. Watt: Read each tweet 95 times before sending

NFL star J.J. Watt offered up some social media advice this week while attending the Gatorade Athlete of the Year awards. [caption id="attachment_13442" align="alignright" width="210"] Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt encourages kids to be...


July 16, 2015

Bret Bielema talks social media’s impact on recruiting

Coaches are always watching. And for student-athletes hoping to land a college athletic scholarship, that's something they must never forget. [caption id="attachment_13429" align="alignright" width="258"] Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema speak...


March 23, 2015

College baseball player dismissed for offensive tweet

Bloomsburg University (Pennsylvania) baseball player Joey Casselberry was dismissed from the team this weekend after using Twitter to make an inappropriate remark about Little League star Mo'ne Davis. [caption id="attachment_11258" align="alignri...


March 5, 2015

Study: 45% of college athletes have no social media training

Fieldhouse Media this week released the results of its third annual social media survey, examining the use of social platforms by collegiate athletes. The information provides some insight into how student-athletes use networks like Facebook and Twit...


October 22, 2014

Baylor associate A.D. fined for Twitter comments

Publicly complaining about officials rarely ends well. Doing it on social media, well that’s just asking for trouble.Baylor associate athletic director Heath Nielsen was fined $1,000 this week after taking to Twitter to vent his frustration ove...


June 24, 2014

Helping coaches create social media guidelines for their teams

As coaches, we all feel comfortable teaching offensive and defensive fundamentals to our student-athletes. We don’t think twice about offering them guidance on how to excel academically, and we do not hesitate to intervene if we see or hear about p...


July 25, 2012

Twitter Comment Costs Greek Athlete Spot in Olympics

By Mary Pilon&&codeblock4&&http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/26/sports/olympics/twitter-comment-costs-greek-athlete-spot-in-olympics.htmlLONDON — A triple jump athlete was removed from Greece’s Olympic team Wednesday for post...


July 17, 2012

AFCA Conference Social Media Recap

The 2012 American Football Coaches Association’s annual conference came to an end this week in San Antonio. Here are 25 of Coach and Athletic Director’s top tweets from the event.  HS football coach in Rome, GA uses @guardiancaps at ...