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  • Twitter tweaks its timeline to look a bit more like Facebook

    Twitter is tweaking its timeline. The social media site will let people turn on a setting that lets popular tweets related to people you follow show up first in your …


  • Twitter seeking out, flagging terrorist supporters

    Twitter says it’s now using spam-fighting technology to seek out and automatically flag accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity.


  • Twitter parts with 4 key execs in latest sign of turmoil

    Four of Twitter’s key executives are leaving the company in an exodus that has escalated the uncertainty facing the messaging service as it struggles to broaden its audience and lure …


  • Where’s Rey? Twitter explodes and Disney responds to the force of fans’ wrath

    Following a social media firestorm over the lack of Rey in a new “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Monopoly game, Disney says it is unveiling a raft of new merchandise …


  • Hatred and poor behavior festers on social media

    I admit it, I have a bias toward an information system that obeys the rules of grammar. I’m showing my age, but I prefer to read something that doesn’t need …


  • Rangers dismiss staffer for tweeting ‘Fire Charlie’

    The Texas Rangers have dismissed a social media staffer who accidentally tweeted on the team’s official account that Texas football coach Charlie Strong should be fired. The tweet “Fire Charlie. …


  • Tweets of the week

    @JPBlanchette (Michael Bennett) on beating his brother’s team: “Big brother always wins. Just like the government.” @JacobThorpeSR Peyton Bender is warming up … by throwing passes to Luke Falk, who …


  • Give and Take: Tweets of the week

    @JacobThorpeSR *Sees Oregon-Utah and UCLA-Arizona scores* *Frantically checks Pac-12 Picks* … Phew! @RyanDivish Carson Smith enters the game for the Mariners. Felix’s hope of 20 wins is gone. #BlameTrout


  • Give and Take: Tweets of the week

    @ JPBlanchette The Mariners have fired GM Jack Zduriencik. I guess trading Fernando Rodney must have been the last straw. @Art_Thiel #USC coach Steve Sarkisian has a new nickname: Cutty …


  • Give and Take: Tweets of the week

    @ JPBlanchette Idaho AD @Rob_Spear says “at no point was Coach Petrino restrained.” Yeah, that sounds right. @MikeDugar Worth noting: Petrino did apologize to us after presser. We talked face-to-face …


  • Give and Take: Tweets of the week

    @ JPBlanchette McClendon on Kuma’s no-hitter: “I’m just glad it’s over. I had to pee since the fifth inning and I didn’t want to get up.” @AddictedToQuack BREAKING: Vernon Adams …


  • Give and Take: Tweets of the week

    @ Pac-12Networks “Give them an empty football and let ’em fill it however they want to.” – Coach Mike Leach on #DeflateGate @espn. @GottliebShow Maybe #TomBrady was eligible


  • Give and Take: Tweets of the week

    @SRjimm AFL announces New Orleans-Las Vegas game July 25 canceled. League took ownership of both teams earlier in week. No other details released. @ClouseThomas Spokane Shock playing like the Shock …


  • Give and Take: Tweets of the week

    @JacobThorpeSR “Sorry for #Wazzu fans, who lost two great storytellers in Buds Nameck and Withers this offseason. Sad for me, lost 2 great road buddies.” @SRJimM “Six assists, five points …


  • Give and Take: Tweets of the week

    @ holly_sonders And for those of u hating on my interview w/Jordan (Spieth). It’s appropriate to end with a smile. He’s the US Open champ! Lighten up folks (smiley face) …


  • Give and Take: Tweets of the week

    @ SRJimm Woods managed a joke after his 80: “The bright side is at least I kicked Rickie’s butt today.” Fowler shot 81. @RealSkipBayless I have never seen the greatest …


  • Give and Take: Tweets of the week

    @ ChrisMannixSI Dellavedova checks into the game for Kyrie Irving. Hawks radio broadcast says “Tonya Harding” checking in. @NormanChad Dellavedova is like a puppy nipping at your ankles that you …


  • Give and Take: Tweets of the week

    @ mark_schlereth Response to Robert Kraft in regards to deflate-gate. As @JeromeBettis36 says If everywhere you go it smells like poop it just might be you @darrenrovell Consumers now rank …


  • Give and Take: Tweets of the week

    @JPBlanchette The Fernando Rodney Experience. Featuring Rickie Weeks. @JacobThorpeSR For perspective, the $1,000,000 fine’s percentage of Kraft’s net worth is 4x less than $50 is of a $60,000 annual salary.


  • Give and Take: Tweets of the week

    @ JPosnanski The deflated football report is longer than the “Investigation of the My Lai Incident” report. What is wrong with us? @Golfbybryan The only way to fix this is …


  • Give and Take: Tweets of the week

    @ Danny_Shelton55 I look good in orange and brown, don’t I? #DawgPound @ Art_Thiel #Astros may end their lease with #Mariners, and just own them outright. Houston, 4-3.


  • Give and Take: Tweets of the week

    @SRjimm Kyle Wiltjer has decided to return to Gonzaga, according to a GU source @JPBlanchette So when is it time for Lloyd McClendon to go all Joe Riggins on the …


  • Give and Take: Tweets of the week

    @JacobThorpeSR Over the next 5 years, #WSU will play the easiest nonconference schedule of any Pac-12 team, says @ESPNStatsInfo @Art_Thiel Cano’s on base again. Get out the semaphores, skywriting and …


  • Give and Take: Tweets of the week

    @JPBlanchette M’s Tyler Olson on his 1-pitch DP major league debut: “I’m just glad it was a strike. I definitely had my kneecaps shaking a little bit.” @Art_Thiel Wait until …


  • Give and Take: Tweets of the week

    @YoungTRaaw (Tyler Harvey) THANK YOU to all my family, friends, coaches, for my unbelievable experience here at EWU. One I will forever be grateful for. #Eagle4Life @JacobThorpeSR Of the 13 …


  • Give and take: Tweets of the week

    @JPBlanchette Mark Few, unable to contact Kyle Wiltjer in China during transfer process: “I don’t know what the deal was. Communism or something.” @SRJimm Karnowski: “I was super happy, happy …


  • Give and Take: Tweets of the week

    @ClouseThomas “Tia Presley has fouled out with team-leading 16 points. Her illustrious Cougar career is over. ASU up 63-46.” @JPBlanchette “Is there a no-slant-pass clause in Marshawn Lynch’s new contract?”


  • Give and Take: Tweets of the week

    @vadams_qb @srjimallen is spying on me at the ewu bball game lol. #Hater @SKramerwrites Vandals have split


  • All you (don’t) need to know about today’s llama drama

    PHOENIX — Two quick-footed llamas dashed in and out of traffic in a Phoenix-area retirement enclave before they were captured by authorities Thursday, causing a stir in the streets and …


  • Shawn Vestal: Too quick to mock lawmaker for anatomy query

    As someone who initially gloried in the apparent idiocy of Vito Barbieri and his tiny-camera question, I think it might be time for a second opinion: Vito was wronged. Barbieri …

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