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Should Sports Organizations Stop Athletes’ Social Media Use? NO!

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall shot off a media flurry after the killing of Osama bin Laden that ignited another episode of “Athletes Tweeting Badly” during sportscasts, talk shows and blogs throughout the world (or at least the United States).

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Social media makes sports notes news

This week we’ve seen two sports stories that may have remained personal conversations explode into national news stories. There are two issues at play with both of these cases: 1) team management decisions put their respective clubs in the positions of controversy and 2) social media, specifically, Twitter, drove each story.

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