New York Times Hosts Google+ Hangout with Olympic Athletes — Carmelo and Chris Paul up Tonight

Yes, it’s going to be a social media Olympics — and the fun is starting well before the games kick off later this month. This afternoon the New York Times will hold its first of a series of Google+ hangouts with Olympic athletes, with USA Basketball players Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul interacting live starting at 6 p.m. Eastern time.

While the mainstream golf media gave superstar Tiger Woods a hard time for hosting similar online interactive activities, it will be interesting to see how the Olympic-athlete ones unfold, since (other than the NBA stars) Olympic athletes by and large are removed from our general attention during the time between Olympics. Plus fans of the more obscure sports probably know more than most sportswriters, so maybe there will be some good questions and discussions generated.


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