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#SportsPRChat, PR, Sports

June 15, 2010

Strip Clubs, Athletes and Bad PR

I am a VERY happily-married man.  That is the first thing you need to know.
The second thing you need to know is that I have family members who read this blog.

So, please know that the following entry comes with those two truths at the top of my mind.
I’ve been to a few strip clubs in [...]

#SportsPRChat, PR, Sports

April 19, 2010

The Curious Case of Benjamin Roethlisberger

Tags: ben roethlisberger, football, nfl, pittsburgh steelers, , Sports

Box office numbers and award nominations don’t lie.  My guess is that you probably saw “The Curious Case of Benjamin  Button” in the theaters a few years back.  Terrific adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald (he wrote “The Great Gatsby!”) short story, featuring Brad Pitt as a man born old and progressively gets younger throughout his [...]


March 4, 2010

#SportsPRChat Transcript – Mar. 4, 2010

Tags: baseball, basketball, bull durham, field of dreams, football, georgetown, hockey, mma, nfl, nhl, olympics, salary cap, sidney crosby, sports movies, the rookie, ufc, washington capitals

4:33 pm
RT : #SportsPRChat starts in 30 minutes! USA vs. Canada Hockey, #MMA, Sports Websites – 100% Tiger-Free Edition!

4:35 pm
Hooray for a Tiger-free edition of #SportsPRChat (courtsey of and @BWFPR)!

4:37 pm
About to #sportsPRchat it up in 20 minutes. Feel free to join in!!

4:52 pm
Looking forward to yet another #sportsPRchat … always great conversation & [...]


February 25, 2010

#SportsPRChat Transcript – Feb. 25, 2010

Tags: brock lesnar, espn, frank mir, golf, lindsay vonn, mma, nbc, olympics, pga, tiger woods, ufc, undertaker, winter olympics, wrestlemania, WWE

6:37 pm
Reminder #SportsPRChat at 4pmEST today! **special time**

6:38 pm
I’ll have to check this out sometime! RT : Reminder #SportsPRChat at 4pmEST today! **special time**

6:38 pm
RT Reminder #SportsPRChat at 4pmEST today! **special time**

6:45 pm
Ugh… I have class but I’ll try to swing by! RT : Reminder #SportsPRChat at 4pmEST today! **special time**

7:10 pm
What’s on your [...]

#SportsPRChat, Sports

February 23, 2010

Is Figure Skating a Sport?

Tags: #SportsPRChat, figure skating, nbc, olympics, sport, Sports

Every four years, the Winter Olympics rule the pop culture landscape, featuring a mix of events that are athletic, daring and sometimes insane.  Don’t believe me?  Take a look at Shaun White.  To do what he does, he must have healthy doses of all three of those traits.
Most of the American audience, I can assume, [...]


February 18, 2010

#SportsPRChat Transcript – Feb. 18, 2010

Tags: basketball, nascar, ncaa, olympics, , , Sports, tiger woods,

February 18, 2010

3:13 am
#SportsPRChat Thursday Noon EST! Special guest moderator @rob_e_smith!

3:20 am
@Canesgirl41 Here is how you participate on #SportsPRChat: Thursdays Noon EST!

3:51 am
Just saw some of @rob_e_smith’s #SportsPRChat topics – you are in for a treat tomorrow at Noon EST!

3:52 am
RT : Just saw some of @rob_e_smith’s #SportsPRChat topics – you are in for [...]


February 11, 2010

#SportsPRChat Transcript – Feb. 11, 2010

Tags: #SportsPRChat, bing, curling, danica patrick, doritos, dove, etrade, google, mlb, nascar, nba, nfl, nhl, olympics, si swimsuit issue, Sports, super bowl, tim tebow

6:42 am plandsem: @UOsportsdude FYI, #SportsPRChat is tomorrow at 9 am! (I might have said 10 yesterday…I was wrong.)
6:45 am AllenHallPR: RT @plandsem: @UOsportsdude FYI, #SportsPRChat is tomorrow at 9 am! (I might have said 10 yesterday…I was wrong.)
6:49 am UOsportsdude: 9 am?!?!?!!??!!? RT @plandsem FYI, #SportsPRChat is tomorrow [...]


February 4, 2010

#SportsPRChat Transcript – Feb. 4, 2010

Tags: college football, colts, gambling, ncaa, nfl, pga, , , saints, Sports, super bowl, tiger woods, tim tebow,

Here is the transcript from today’s record-setting #SportsPRChat, which had nearly 50 participants!  Thank you!!!!

February 4, 2010

12:29 am
@Mikinzie #sportsprchat is a good one..

12:49 am
@Mikinzie It’s #sportsprchat

12:49 am
@Mikinzie @bitty_boop Its #SportsPRChat and its awesome! I participate fairly regularly, always good discussion topics from

1:03 am
Just another reason why I love adidas! Creating “one-euro” shoes for their [...]