Tags: Social Media

U.K. Police Investigate Photo Said to Be of Soccer Striker Emiliano Sala’s Body

LONDON — The British police said on Sunday that they were investigating the online publication of what is believed to be a photograph of the body of Emiliano Sala, the Argentine soccer striker who died in a plane crash in the English Channel in January. “We are aware that a picture reported to be of…

TV Sports Anchors’ Predicament in the Age of Social Media: Their News Is Not New

Scott Van Pelt closed an episode of “SportsCenter” last month with a two-minute monologue about the 31st anniversary of his father’s death. Strengthened by two friends who had recently lost their parents, Van Pelt spoke passionately about running from grief, and encouraged everyone to do the opposite — to articulate their pain so they could…

Mike Tomlin Does Damage Control After Antonio Brown’s Absence

“Obviously this is not our usual business.” With that, Coach Mike Tomlin of the Pittsburgh Steelers opened a season-ending news conference on Wednesday in which he addressed his team’s late-season collapse and the drama surrounding the superstar receiver Antonio Brown, all the while struggling to mask his discomfort. “Extremely disappointed,” Tomlin said in summation of…