Brandon Jennings, the rookie sensation with the Milwaukee Bucks, was fined $7500 for a Twitter update he sent right after the Bucks beat Portland in double overtime last weekend. Stu Jackson (@angrysocialist), the NBA’s Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations, made the announcement today, and stated that “Jennings was fined for the timing of his […]
On Sunday, Terrell Owens did something that he hasn’t done in last 185 games he’s played – he failed to catch a single pass. To make matters worse, the Buffalo Bills ended up losing to The New Orleans Saints. What seemed to upset T.O. the most however came after the game when NBC football analyst […]
There is not shortage of buzz around Twitter and professional sports, nor any shortage of buzz at the college level either! The latest in the Twitter policy announcements comes from the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks have officially stated that Twitter use is banned while on you’re on the clock.
Texas Tech players (and coaching, staff, and anyone else associated with the team) have been banned from having Twitter pages. Wow – not just banned from sending Twitter updates during a game (like the NBA is more than likely to announce), and not just using common sense judgement (like the SEC did). No – Texas […]
NBA Twitter Policies There is certainly no shortage of fear and concern amongst the world of professional sports when it comes to social media sites like Twitter. And just like the steps the NFL took to reduce and control Twitter usage, it’s now the NBA’s turn to implement their own set of policies. This coming […]