Social media's influence on sports is everywhere. Mississippi State changed their football end zone to #HAILSTATE, and professional lacrosse players have Twitter handles on their jerseys instead of their names. These days, fans prefer getting their sports news from Twitter and Facebook than national news websites, and they're engaging their favorite athletes the same way.
This KT Tape infographic explores who the biggest athletes and teams are on social media, who has the biggest following, and which athletes are responsible for the biggest #FAIL.
A sport of springs, jumps, and quick stops is bound to take a toll on the legs, knees, and feet. Basketball players see their fair share of injuries, typically from overuse or minor trauma. Usually, they heal and return to the court. But that's not always the case. Sometime a basketball player who gets blindsided gets sidelined.
The following graphic takes a look at some of the worst injuries ever in the NBA, the three most common injuries in the NBA, and how injuries in the NCAA compare.