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Yahoo! takes to airwaves with sports radio

Yahoo! announced the launch Monday of Yahoo! Sports Radio as the Internet company seeks to turn its popularity as an online destination for sports fans into success over the airwaves.

dateAug 01, 2011 in Internet
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Facebook spawns ecosystem of startups

To get the true measure of what's often called "The Facebook Effect," look beyond the company. Generally ignored in the klieg lights focused on Facebook's IPO is a growing ecosystem of other startups that are using the social ...

dateMay 11, 2012 in Business
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Sports franchises have been quick to embrace Twitter

Sports fans are always looking for more news, insider information and opportunities for trash talking about their favorite teams. Those with accounts on social messaging system Twitter.com are getting that kind of satisfaction ...

dateMar 10, 2009 in Internet
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Poland goes cyber-smart for Euro 2012 fans

Cyber-minded fans heading to Euro 2012 in Poland are set to find life easier at the championship after organisers launched smartphone applications to help them navigate their way around.

dateJun 01, 2012 in Internet
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Brain Scans Track Hoop Fans' Happy Memories

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a novel study that used historical tape of a thrilling overtime basketball game between Duke and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, brain researchers at Duke have found that ...

dateFeb 09, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Die-hard college sports fans defy expectations

When March Madness kicks off this week, you might expect the bleachers to be filled with alumni and students from the competing colleges. In fact, only about a third of die-hard college sports fans are alumni of their teams' ...

dateMar 16, 2015 in Social Sciences
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FA Cup to go live on Facebook

Non-league sides Ascot United and Wembley FC will create a small slice of footballing history on Friday when their FA Cup preliminary round tie is screened live on Facebook, it was confirmed Wednesday.

dateAug 17, 2011 in Internet
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