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Univ. Of Oregon Introduces Social Media Center To Connect With Fans
Published August 9, 2012
THERE'S AN APP FOR THAT: In San Jose, Jon Wilner reported the Stanford Univ. football team “will have a new playbook for the 2012 season -- a digital playbook.” Every player and coach “has been given a specially-programmed iPad instead of the traditional, paper-filled spiral notebooks that are used to store the offensive and defensive plays.” The athletic department “purchased more than 100 iPads outfitted by PlayerLync, a Denver-based sports technology company that has several NFL clients.” Stanford said that it is “the first college team to make use of the digital playbook” (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, 8/6).