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In 140 Characters Or Less: Notable Tweets Of The Year
Published December 20, 2013
IEG Senior VP/Editorial Dir Jim Andrews: "Let's get this straight #LanceArmstrong is no longer a mktg. story. He has NO #sponsorship future. Confession is about vendetta vs. UCI, etc."
Heat F LeBron James: "So the Kings getting sold for 525M!! And the owners ain't making no money huh? What the hell we have a lookout for. Get the hell out of here."
Boston Globe's Kevin Paul Dupont: "Pope resigns, Vatican struck by lightning. Imagine what happens when Sox announce a new Fenway."
49ers CEO Jed York: “Seriously? Power is out at my house. This is getting a tad ridiculous....”
Fox Sports Radio’s Ben Maller: “Better GM spring spring training injury? Brewers Doug Melvin stung by scorpion, tops Yanks Brian Cashman breaking ankle during skydive!”
The Harvard Lampoon's Twitter feed: "America, we are sorry for messing up your brackets and also your financial system and everything else."
Campus Insider's Bonnie Bernstein: "Glad 49ers went w Levi for stadium naming rights. Otherwise, I'd fear Favre rumors: 'I'm comfortable in Wrangler... Stadium.'"
Goodwin Sports’ Nate Jones: "The Sacramento/Seattle situation is interesting given the insane valuation the league will turn down in order to keep the team in Sacramento."
Former MLS player Taylor Twellman: "Was critical of some situations with Beckham in @MLS but fact is the league was jump started when he arrived and left with 2 @MLS cups."
NFL player agent Jack Bechta: "I'm not worried about JayZ stealing my clients. However, if Kid Rock starts an agency Im screwed. Pat Angerer be the first guy out the door."
Orlando Sentinel's George Diaz: "If Edward Snowden really wants to disappear why doesn't he go to a Miami Marlins home game?"
The official ESPN Twitter feed: "Hey @SanJoseSharks, thoughts on changing your name to the San Jose #Sharknados?"
A response from the official Sharks Twitter feed: "Hey @espn, thoughts on showing more hockey highlights?"
Awful Announcing's Ken Fang: "Olbermann says he watched a Yankees game sitting next to Ari Fleischer. Said who would have thought that would happen?"
Wall Street Journal's Jason Gay: "Topic of money and college football is worthy of a debate. Let's have the debate in the whirlpool of Oregon's new $68 million locker room."
Grantland's Bill Simmons: "Settle down. RT @FOXSportsLive: You officially have ONE WEEK to enjoy whatever else might be on television. We're coming."
A response from the official Twitter feed of FS1's "Fox Sports Live:" "Thanks for the welcome to twitter, @BillSimmons! We're looking forward to the @30for30 about how@FOXSports1 changed the game."
Newark Star-Ledger’s Steve Politi: “Good morning. You are waking up to a world in which the Devils are worth significantly more than the Washington Post.”
ESPN's Buster Olney: "It's always a bad idea for players/media to criticize fans for not going to games. It's the fans' money;they can spend it the way they want. ... should an owner/cook of a struggling restaurant criticize would-be customers--or adjust product/placement?"
The Jaguars' official account: "Stay classy, Denver. RT @DenverBroncos: The #Broncos' 51 points in yesterday's win are as many points as the Jaguars have scored all season."
NFL Network's Albert Breer: "Wait, so Atlanta opened the Georgia Dome in 1992 and Turner Field in '97, and they're BOTH being replaced? Camden Yards was '93, right?”
Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski: "All along, Herb Kohl's been committed to keeping Bucks in Milwaukee. He could've cashed out and let someone else move them. He won't do it."