Tweeting has obviously become popular among athletes over the past couple of years. Most tweets are harmless and can help with marketing and promotion, but then there is the growing phenomenon of tweeting and deleting. In a technological era where we have applications like TweetDeck at our disposal, why even bother deleting a tweet? Someone is going to see it and share it with everyone.
Which brings us to the NBA lockout. Before Wednesday it appeared talks between the owners and NBA Players Association were going nowhere. The outlook has been even more grim than that of the NFL lockout when it began, and certain players have even said they were willing to sit out the entire season if needed. Then there was this tweet from NBA Players Association vice president Roger Mason Jr. after the two sides met yesterday: