Modern NFL franchises have relocated 16 times since 1921, and in the vast majority of cases, the teams improve their record following the move, a Capital News Service analysis found.
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From the tweet that got an NBA social media manager fired to the tweet that led to another social media manager getting married, there have been hundreds of funny and meaningful moments in the relatively short history of NBA Twitter.
At Capital News Service, we analyzed every conversation between NBA teams on Twitter since 2012 — about 1,900 in total — to uncover the hidden relationships between teams.
Far more than in other professional sports leagues, NBA teams’ official social presences have adopted online personas that mimic the meme-filled, emoji-heavy method of discourse favored by young digital natives.
The Capitals’ top line accounted for three goals in a four-minute span late in the first period Wednesday, propelling Washington to a 6-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks at Capital One Arena.
With his third hat trick of the season Saturday, Alex Ovechkin is quickly climbing the list of all-time hat trick leaders.
If Shohei Ohtani can successfully make the transition to Major League Baseball, he has the chance to become the first two-way player since Babe Ruth. But if he is anything like other stars who jumped from Japan, Ohtani will face an adjustment period in the U.S.