Philadelphia Phillies manager Charlie Manuel is in tune with what his players do on the field. Off of the field? Not so much.
Shane Victorino, who calls himself the most active tweeter on the team, walked Manual through a tutorial of sorts on Twitter. The ensuing result is hilarius and,thankfully, captured on video.
Photo courtesy of Erin Andrews' Twitter profile (www.twitter.com/ErinAndrews)
Wow. Erin Andrews really likes the flying saucer on her head that she wore to the Kentucky Derby.
If you're not following Shawn Andrews on Twitter (@IMShawnAndrews) already, you need to rectify that situation immediately. If you're not on Twitter, I'm not even sure what to say to you.
Yes, I technically shouldn't like him as much as I do, as the former Eagle is now a member of the blasted New York Giants. But once you have a look at his tweets, you'll forgive him for working for the enemy. He's just too damned funny not to.
The following is part of an occasional series from The Sports Muse on the role and influence of social media on sports.
The New York Times last week featured an excellent article by Judy Battista that brought up several interesting points about the current NFL labor dispute and how social media is playing a very public part in the situation.
Photo courtesy of Jim Irsay's Twitter page
In the NFL and new to twitter? Not sure what you should tweet to your followers? Not to worry. After extensive study and research of the tweets of existing players on Twitter, I have created a guide about what to discuss with your fans: