This is the First Sports Illustrated Cover Shot with a Smartphone - via Petapixel

TURNER INKS DEAL WITH SNAP, INC. TO CREATE ORIGINAL SERIES, LAUNCH BLEACHER REPORT ON SNAPCHAT DISCOVER - VIA VARIETY

THE CASE FOR DISNEY DUMPING ESPN - via False Start

NFL Players Association Announces First Athlete-Driven Accelerator - via sport techie

NFL insiders: Why we hate the NFL’s social media rules - VIA YAHOO! FINANCE

Instagram Eyes College Football With Correspondents Program - VIA AD WEEK

'Unique or newsworthy': How the Philadelphia Eagles approach live video - via digiday

L.A. has the king of sports franchise social media - via la daily news

Mark Cuban explains why he yanked ESPN's Mavericks credentials - via Sportsday

Mannequin Challenge Is the New Viral Video Sensation You Probably Can’t Avoid - via new york times

ESPN is on pace to lose more than 3 million subscribers in 2016 - via business insider

Mark Cuban: Dispute with ESPN rooted in automated content - via associated press

The NBA Is Committed to Virtual Reality. Are Fans? - VIA BLOOMBERG

U.S. Soccer taps Facebook, Instagram to hype USA-Mexico rivalry game - VIA DIGIDAY

Q&A: The Cub's creative team on marketing 'loveable losers' who win - VIA CAMPAIGN LIVE

NFL exec Tom Brady explains NFL's new social media policy - VIA YAHOO!

Esports taking away from traditional sports viewing time - via espn

NHL Reaches Out To Fans With Increased Digital Presence - via mediapost

This Startup May Create the Next Olympian - via the huffington post

Fox’s ‘Pitch’ is fiction, but a female MLB pitcher isn’t that far-fetched - VIA the washington post

‘Bryce is worse than Hitler’: How Nationals navigate a social media minefield - via the washington post

THE NFL'S SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY - VIA FORBES

This sports startup has a new way to let fans obsess over their teamvia INC

IS TWITTER REALLY THE FUTURE OF SPORTS WATCHING? - VIA ROLLING STONE

Derek Jeter Talks Two Years Of 'The Players' Tribune' And How The Site Plans To Make Money Next - via forbes

Despite growing safety concerns, Jon Gruden fights for kids to be able to play football - via usa today

How Reebok leveraged social media as it moved into fitness - Via Sports illustrated, sport techie

One World Sports, Whistle Sports Call an OTT Play - via multichannel news

MLB player survey: The challenges of mixing baseball and activism - via espn

Five Tips For Putting Together a Successful Celebrity Or Athlete Influencer Campaign - via prsa

For the NFL, the Future Starts on Thursday Night - VIA Sports illustrated, mmqb mailbag

Why the NFL's reputation is bulletproof - via pR Week

Now Celebs, Athletes,  And Companies Can Interact With Their Followers On Facebook Live  -  via Fast company

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