SBD/December 21, 2012/Year End
In 140 Characters Or Less: Notable Tweets Of The Year
Published December 21, 2012
CBSSports.com's Steve Elling: “So, Tiger said Hank writing book about him 'is about money.' As opposed to Tiger playing in Abu Dhabi next week versus Torrey Pines?"
N.Y. Times' Ben Shpigel: "The day after the Giants win the Super Bowl, the two most e-mailed NYT sports stories involve Alberto Contador and Madonna."
SI.com's Jimmy Traina: "If Peyton goes to Denver and they release Tebow, the Jets should sign him so he can be in a big market and get some media attention."
"The Dan Patrick Show" producer Paulie Pabst: "The new NFL is like the new Times Square. It's safer and cleaner...but the old version was much more fun."
ESPN The Magazine’s Molly Knight: "Frank McCourt set to walk away with a billion dollars in profit after taking the LOS ANGELES DODGERS into bankruptcy. What a world."
Yahoo Sports Radio's Sean Pendergast: "Remember 'Animal House' when Flounder borrowed his big bro's car & trashed it? Well... Flounder=Marinatto, Big bro=Tranghese, Car=Big East."
Taylor Strategy's Zack Smith: "Won't be advising my branded athlete spokespeople to answer reporter's questions like Bryce Harper. Mostly as I'm scared of clowns. And bros."
FoxSports.com’s Todd Behrendt: "Report: James Bond will participate in Opening Ceremony. Russian athletes, you have been officially warned. #licensetokill"
NBC's Jeremy Roenick: "Another day w/out hockey and the sports media is starting to forget its even hockey season. It's wrong on so many levels. Lock the door!!!!"
Political commentator Keith Olbermann: "Amazing that all those ripping my friend Bob Costas about 2nd Amendment would, had he taken opposing view, be defending him using the 1st."
HolterMedia President Pete Holtermann: "Did Pope (@pontifex) join Twitter this week just to break story on new Catholic hoops league? Big East 7 + 5 more = 12 Apostles Conference."
Washington Post's J. Freedom du Lac: "Washington Nationals, first in war, first in peace, first in the National League East. And, uh, 15th in MLB attendance."
ESPN L.A.’s Ramona Shelburne: "Lance may be guilty. But what has done for cancer research makes him a hero to me and anyone who has been touched by that awful disease. … I'll let Walt explain my feelings on Lance: 'Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself, I am large, I contain multitudes.'"
Sports broadcasting agent Debbie Spander: "Wow...#Nike sponsors#Pistorius' prosthetic legs...they are everywhere in #London. Smart sponsorship move."
ESPN's Dan Graziano: "Happy 100th Birthday, Fenway Park. Last time I was there, you didn't look a day over 412."
Former boxer Evander Holyfield: "@MikeTyson Check out Real Deal BBQ Sauce video! U won't believe what this sauce can actually go on besides ears!"
ESPN's Buster Olney: "This is 1,078th day since MLB committee began studying Athletics/San Jose sit., or 776 days longer than Warren Commission study/report."
A's Account Manager Josh Feinberg: "Jeremy Lin was a MAN tonight. First #NBA start and the Garden crowd chanting 'MVP'. Will it happen again? Doubtful."
"Late Show" writer Eric Stangel: "Tim Thomas refuses to go to International House of Pancakes because he doesn't like their dependence on foreign syrups."
Fox Soccer Plus Marketing Coordinator Will Exline: "Can a brand ever create something comparable to the Gatorade bath?"