NBC Sports proved its social chops with its coverage of the 2012 London Olympics. Now, looking to continue on its sports and social success, NBC is determined to give those tuning in to watch “the greatest two minutes in sports” an all-encompassing viewing experience. Here are some of the ways NBC plans to make today’s Kentucky Derby the most social one ever. Read more
Sports leagues have always held a tight rein on real-time stats, but what if you’re a credentialed reporter tweeting during a game? The University of Washington has reprimanded a reporter this week for tweeting too much — 53 tweets in all — during a NCAA basketball game, reports GeekWire. How many is too many? While “real-time” coverage is limited to rights-holders, the UW allows “periodic updates of scores, statistics or other brief descriptions of the competition” as long as these updates are limited to 20 during baseketball games and 45 during football games.