Category Archives: Social Media Connection

Do Social Media Managers Need to be More Careful?

by @DavidAPortney As someone who manages social media accounts of a combined 200K followers, I know the struggle involved being in the constant rat race of shares, comments, retweets, impressions, and on and on. It can get freaking exhausting. We … Continue reading

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How is the Media Covering the Latest NCAA Basketball Scandal?

by @DavidAPortney The latest NCAA Basketball scandal is in full swing, and as a result the media machine is now roaring at full speed.  With the 24/7 media cycle, there should be plenty of space to have difficult conversations like … Continue reading

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Take Back your Timeline

by @DavidAPortney America is a complicated place. It’s the greatest country in the world, but we also have a ton of flaws. Because of that our timelines are often full of distressing news, opinions, blowhards, idiots (etc.) who find a … Continue reading

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Is TV the Answer for Volleyball?

by @DavidAPortney Let me ask you a question. What do you think should be the most highly prioritized method for people to consume our sport? I’ve posed this question many times to members, social media followers and players and 99.9% … Continue reading

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Setting up for an unpredictable finish

As appeared on NCAA.com and the AVCA’s Coaching Volleyball Magazine by @DavidAPortney Gone are the days of hot and humid gyms of opening day weekend. Gone are the preseason matches that see your favorite programs play schools you’ve never seen. … Continue reading

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Heading back to Okla-home

As appeared on NCAA.com and the AVCA’s Coaching Volleyball Magazine by @DavidAPortney Back in 2006, Bon Jovi released a song titled, Who Says You Can’t Go Home? Eight years later, two AVCA First-Team All-Americans from Oklahoma are looking to do … Continue reading

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Making Volleyball Better on Television

by @DavidAPortney We all watch TV. Some watch it more than others. Some watch programs they don’t like to admit as a change of pace to their everyday lives (guilty with that one), and some just leave the TV programmed to … Continue reading

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