The news and sports

ESPN announced today they were expanding their coverage to include local news. They say they intend to use extensive networking and “other technology” to track local teams and events. Sounds like sports could be falling victim to conglomeration.

A slightly different angle on the news and sports is athletes’ increasing use of Twitter during and immediately following action. For those who understand French, an article in Le Monde about how Twitter is revolutionizing the world of sports.

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