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Athletes and Twitter: Is it worth the risk?

Posted by: | September 27, 2011 | No Comment |

In the much scrutinized world of sports, athletes are under the constant eye of the media and fans in everything that they do, on and off the field. With social media outlets, such as Facebook and Twitter, at easy access, athletes across the globe have flocked to using them as means of reaching out to their loving fans. However, with the power of freedom of speech and opinion opens the door for controversy in the statuses and tweets that athletes post.

ESPN examined the impact that Twitter has on professional athletes on Outside the Lines while speaking with a panel of athletes, agents and analysts.


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