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As It Happened: Twitter Responds To Sports Business Awards

While the Sports Business Awards were presented last night in N.Y., reactions rolled in on Twitter. The following is a sampling of Twitter activity in response to the awards.

ESPN's Paul Finebaum: “How wonderful is this. @SBJSBD: The late Mal Moore (1939-2013, winner of Athletic Director of the Year. #sbjsba.”

MSU AD Mark Hollis: “@SethDavisHoops was working the dinner room at @SBJSBD 2013 Sports Business Awards better than Will Ferrel in the movie Campaign.”

MLB Business PR Dir Jeff Heckelman: “Great to see so many friends & former colleagues at the @SBJSBD awards #sbjsba.”

ESPN VP/Communications Mike Soltys: "ESPN Chair George Bodenheimer intros lifetime achievement winner Jerry Reinsdorf, 'a regular guy' with extraordinary results."

ESPN Senior Communications Dir Bill Hofheimer: "Was fortunate to have attended 2 top-notch industry events in NYC yesterday. Thanks to @SportsPRSummit and @SBJSBD. #SPRS #sbjsba."

Pac-12’s official Twitter feed: “The Pac-12 Networks crew had a great time at #sbjsba. Nominated for Best in Sports TV after only nine months on air.”

USA Swimming CMO Matt Farrell: "Worked for 7 total years at #USOC during some troubled times. Great to see them win #sbjsba Sports League of the Year tonight."

Business of Hockey blogger Luke Tully: "Future home of the Islanders, the Barclays Center, won Sports Facility of the Year at the Sports Business Awards. They'll be in good hands."