College athletes feeling the love/hate on Twitter

College athletes feeling the love/hate on Twitter

Twitter's 302 million users allow vitriol to hit people in an ugly place that’s hard to avoid, especially for this phone-clutching generation of college athletes.

Michigan wins Big Ten baseball tournament championship

May 24
Michigan wins Big Ten baseball tournament championship
The Wolverines reached the NCAA tournament the only way they could: by winning the Big Ten.

Big Ten baseball: Michigan defeats Maryland for title

May 25
Gallery: Michigan defeated Maryland to win the Big Ten baseball tournament at Target Field on Sunday.
Golf
8:35pm

Alabama's Emma Talley wins NCAA golf title

Alabama's Emma Talley won the NCAA women's individual golf championship Monday to become the fifth player to win the title and the U.S. Women's Amateur.
Gophers
6:55pm

Jamie Loeb of North Carolina is NCAA tennis champ

Jamie Loeb made it to the NCAA quarterfinals as a freshman.
Gophers
6:30pm

Virginia's Ryan Shane wins NCAA tennis title

Ryan Shane already shared one NCAA championship as part of Virginia's team title. The hard-hitting junior then rallied for an individual trophy as well.
Gophers
5:05pm

UCLA is No. 1 seed for 1st time in NCAA baseball tournament

UCLA coach John Savage didn't expect his Bruins to be down for long after they went from being national champions in 2013 to finishing five games under .500 in 2014.
Gophers
May 24

Michigan beats Maryland 4-3, wins Big Ten baseball tourney

Michigan needed to win the Big Ten Tournament to qualify for the NCAA Tournament. The 2015 Wolverines added their own unique chapter to the school's history.
Gophers
May 23

Big Ten making strides in improving its baseball programs

Up to six Big Ten teams could make the NCAA tournament field.
Gophers
May 23

Is Twitter's hype just as dangerous as rage?

Twitter’s influence goes the other way, too, when it inflates the egos of young recruits
Gophers
May 23

Twitter tips for athletes: Don't delete it, retweet it

Tips for young athletesFieldhouse Media founder Kevin DeShazo has four tips for athletes dealing with “haters” on Twitter:Ignore it. Being a competitor, you want…
Gophers
May 23

Cronenworth leads Michigan past Illinois 5-3

Jacob Cronenworth had three hits, drove in three runs and earned his seventh save to help Michigan beat Illinois 5-3 on Saturday to advance to the Big Ten championship game.
Gophers
May 23

Michigan, Maryland advance to Big Ten title game

Jacob Cronenworth had three hits, drove in three runs and earned his seventh save to help Michigan beat Illinois 5-3 on Saturday at Target Field…
Gophers
May 23

Big Ten tournament Semi final game highlights

Maryland reaches Big Ten title game with 4-2 win vs Indiana Maryland scored four times in an error-prone seventh inning and beat Indiana 4-2 Saturday to advance to the Big Ten Tournament championship game. Cronenworth leads Michigan past Illinois 5-3 Jacob Cronenworth had three hits, drove in three runs and earned his seventh save to help Michigan beat Illinois 5-3 on Saturday to advance to the Big Ten championship game.
Gophers
May 23

Maryland reaches Big Ten title game with 4-2 win vs Indiana

Maryland scored four times in an error-prone seventh inning and beat Indiana 4-2 Saturday to advance to the Big Ten Tournament championship game.
Gophers
May 23

Chart: Herauf and Wieland by the numbers

Career bests for Gophers standouts.
Gophers
May 23

Dominican trip helped mold Illini into baseball power

Big Ten regular-season champions traveled to play in Dominican Republic
Gophers
May 23

Reusse: Gophers' 'multis' part of achieving track cult

Gophers track program boasts two of Big Ten’s rarest breed.
Gophers
May 22

Sowers' grand slam paces Indiana in 10-2 win over Iowa

Logan Sowers hit a grand slam and Indiana stayed alive in the Big Ten Tournament by beating Iowa 10-2 in an elimination game Friday.
Gophers
May 22

Kravetz throws shutout, Illinois beats Michigan State 2-0

John Kravetz threw his first career shutout and top-seeded Illinois stayed alive in the Big Ten Tournament by beating Michigan State 2-0 on Friday night.
Gophers
May 22

UNC receives NCAA notice of allegations in academic case

North Carolina has received a notice of allegations from the NCAA connected to the school's academic fraud scandal.
Gophers
May 22

Michigan State beats Nebraska 9-7 in Big Ten tourney

Ryan Krill hit a go-ahead grand slam in the eighth inning in Michigan State's 9-7 victory over Nebraska on Thursday in the Big Ten tournament.
Gophers
May 22

Donley helps Indiana top Ohio State 5-3

Scott Donley's three-RBI double broke a tie in the eighth inning and sixth-seeded Indiana beat Ohio State 5-3 Thursday in an elimination game of the Big Ten tournament.
Connect With Star Tribune Sports