Sports http://kgou.org en For Pro Sports, Public Relations Going High-Tech, Real Time http://kgou.org/post/pro-sports-public-relations-going-high-tech-real-time Gone are the days of waiting for angry letters.<p>Social media allows the NFL, NASCAR and other pro sports leagues to hear from fans in real time. And that feedback has become so important, leagues have built what are essentially social media command centers to monitor trends and engage directly with fans.<p>The centers have been popping up over the past five years or so. One of the newest is in Charlotte, N.C., at NASCAR's corporate building. Wed, 19 Mar 2014 08:57:00 +0000 editor 25473 at http://kgou.org For Pro Sports, Public Relations Going High-Tech, Real Time OKC Native Bradford Out For Year With Torn ACL http://kgou.org/post/okc-native-bradford-out-year-torn-acl <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam&nbsp;<font color="red">Bradford</font>&nbsp;will miss the rest of the season because of a torn knee ligament.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">The Rams said Monday the extent of the injury to&nbsp;<font color="red">Bradford's</font>&nbsp;left knee was confirmed after an MRI exam.</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 18:15:19 +0000 Associated Press 15699 at http://kgou.org OKC Native Bradford Out For Year With Torn ACL Oklahoma Sports Governing Board Faces Criticism http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-sports-governing-board-faces-criticism <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">The organization that oversees tens of thousands of&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;high school athletes, cheerleaders and other extracurricular activities is facing fierce criticism from parents, coaches and school officials over how it operates.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">Several people testified Tuesday before the <a href="http://www.okhouse.gov/committees/CommitteeMembers.aspx?CommID=75&amp;SubCommID=0">House Administrative Rules Committee</a> about their experience with the private, nonprofit&nbsp;<a href="http://www.ossaa.com/"><font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;Secondary Schools Activities Association</a>. Legislators who requested a formal study of the association say they have received numerous complaints that there is little oversight of the organization.</p><p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 18:39:00 +0000 Associated Press 13697 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma Sports Governing Board Faces Criticism Going "Home" For the First Time http://kgou.org/post/going-home-first-time <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“Ever since I could walk I’ve never been a home run hitter, I let the other guys do that and grab the glory.” says Craig&nbsp;</span>Aikin<span style="line-height: 1.5;">,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">C</span>enterfielder<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;at the University of Oklahoma.</span></p> Tue, 14 May 2013 18:04:18 +0000 Brant Morrell 5869 at http://kgou.org Going "Home" For the First Time Waltzing To Victory: An Interview With Luke Bryant http://kgou.org/post/waltzing-victory-interview-luke-bryant <p></p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 19:29:00 +0000 Hayley Thornton 3912 at http://kgou.org Waltzing To Victory: An Interview With Luke Bryant