I think we can all agree that grandparents and newspapers are among the very last people on the planet to understand new technology. But why is at that NBA players seem to be on the cutting edge of this stuff? They got the best cell phones and the latest music players. Their laptops are so up-to-date, you'd think they simply save the receipt and exchange for a new model every Monday.
Gilbert Arenas was hip to blogs before most everyone else. Shaq Twitters when he's walking through the mall and Charlie Villanueva broke the news of Jim Calhoun's health condition last week via a tweet. (Sports by Brooks has more.)
To satisfy our need-to-know, we need athletes in other sports to catch up. Here, I'll even help them get started with suggested debut tweets: