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25 Twitter Accounts Every Winter Olympics Fan Should Follow

Check out these Tweeters to get the inside scoop from Sochi
25 Twitter Accounts Every Winter Olympics Fan Should Follow

The 2014 Winter Olympic Games are upon us, as the world’s attention will soon focus on Sochi, Russia. More than 2,500 athletes from 88 different nations are scheduled to compete in 98 events over 15 disciplines from Feb. 7-23 in the Russian resort city located on the coast of the Black Sea.

50 Twitter Accounts Every College Football Fan Should Follow

These tweeters will keep you entertained, educated and occasionally enraged
<p> These tweeting 50 will keep you entertained, educated and occasionally enraged</p>
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College football is well-represented in the Twitterverse by people who know the game intimately and aren't afraid to tell you about it. We took a look at the lengthy list of CFB-oriented Twitter accounts and whittled them down to 50 that are definitely worth a follow. These tweeting all-stars are sure to entertain, educate and occasionally enrage. Let us know your favorites (and anyone we missed).

 

#NASCAR & #Twitter? OMG! and Jerry Springer coming to Cup?

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<p> The Backseat Drivers Fan Council talks the NAScAR and Twitter partnership, a potential "Jerry Springer Show" sponsorship and the race at Pocono.</p>
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Jerry Springer and NASCAR? A special Twitter page for NASCAR and a unique race at a unique race track. Backseat Drivers Fan Council members had much to debate this week and they didn’t always agree. Here’s what they had to say about this week’s issues:

Garage Talk: NASCAR, Tweet at Your Own Risk

Twitter a double-edged sword for some NASCAR stars

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<p> Athlon Sports contributor Tom Bowles examines how the social networking site Twitter can be a double-edged sword to high-profile athletes.</p>
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Kasey Kahne Apologizes

NASCAR driver in hot water over breastfeeding comments

 

NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne has apologized for comments he made on Twitter after seeing a mother breastfeeding in a supermarket.

Kahne’s initial tweet stated, "Just walking though supermarket. See a mom breast feeding little kid. Took second look because obviously I was seeing things. I wasn't!"

He then went on to tweet that, “I don’t feel like shopping anymore or eating,” using the hashtag “nasty.”

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<p> <span>NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne has apologized for comments he made on Twitter after seeing a mother breastfeeding in a supermarket.</span></p> <p> <span>Kahne’s initial tweet stated, "Just walking though supermarket. See a mom breast feeding little kid. Took second look because obviously I was seeing things. I wasn't!"</span></p> <p> <span>He then went on to tweet that, “I don’t feel like shopping anymore or eating,” using the hashtag “nasty.”</span></p> <p> <span>One upset mother, who goes by the Twitter name of @KnittingRad, responded, “Wow, you’re kind of a douchebag, where would you propose that baby eat, the restroom? Would you eat in the restroom?”</span></p> <p> <span>Kahne tweeted back, calling her a “dumb bitch.”</span></p> <p> <span>The tweets, which he deleted, were followed by an apology made on his Facebook page, where Kahne said, "I understand that my comments regarding breastfeeding posted on Twitter were offensive to some people. For that, I apologize. It was in no way my intention to offend any mother who chooses to breastfeed her child, or, for that matter, anyone who supports breastfeeding children. I want to make that clear.</span></p> <p> <span>"In all honestly, I was surprised by what I saw in a grocery store," Kahne said in his apology. "I shared that reaction with my fans on Twitter. It obviously wasn't the correct approach, and, after reading your feedback, I now have a better understanding of why my posts upset some of you.</span></p> <p> <span>"My comments were not directed at the mother's right to breastfeed. They were just a reaction to the location of that choice, and the fashion in which it was executed on that occasion. I respect the mother's right to feed her child whenever and wherever she pleases."</span></p> <p> <span>He also posted an apology via Twitter to the offended party, saying, “I wanted to apologize for saying what I said to you yesterday. It was out of line."</span></p> <p> <span>Kahne’s NASCAR team, Hendrick Motorsports, made a brief statement, saying, “We appreciate that he chose to follow up with his fans and others who were upset by the comments.”</span></p> <p> <span>NASCAR did not comment on the situation.</span></p>

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Paulina Gretzky Forced to Shut Down Her Sexy Twitter (With Photos)

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<p> Wayne puts his daughter's sexy twitpics over the boards</p>

Paulina Gretzky, the daughter of hallowed hockey hero Wayne Gretzky, used to have a Twitter page full of borderline raunchy photos of herself and her equally hot friends partying and in various stages of undress.

But the Great One put a stop to it, apparently.

Shortly before she shut her page down, she tweeted: "Having a nice sit-down dinner with my dad about social media. Haha."

We're guessing that conversation went something like this:

Wayne: "Stop posting naked pictures of yourself on the Internet or I will kill you."