Sports and Social Media – Game On!

Here’s a great article I found on the value of social media as it relates to sports teams and their marketing efforts.  Below is the first paragraph from this article… read the full article, click the link below.

Sports are inherently social – a topic that has always brought people around the water cooler.  It’s not a stretch to say sports are one of the most “social” topics. Almost everyone has some team, player or sport they support.  And you share these bragging rights with friends/family/strangers/co-workers at bars, around the TV, on sports-talk radio, over the phone, at work, essentially everywhere. And now, increasingly across the social media world.  Sports talk thrives across blogs, Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, websites –it’s ubiquitous.