Athletes react to the tragedy on Twitter

Athletes react to the tragedy on Twitter
April 15, 2013, 6:00 pm
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As news of the attacks at the Boston Marathon, athletes -- from Boston and elsewhere -- posted reactions on Twitter (posts gathered by Comcast SportsNet producer Dave Cherubin):

Update: More tweets added periodically.

Jacoby Ellsbury ‏@JacobyEllsbury
#BostonStrong 

Vince Wilfork ‏@wilfork75
If we get 1000 people 2donate the Vince Wilfork Foundation will donate an additional $10,000.00 to help the victims of this horrible event

Kurt Warner ‏@kurt13warner
Praying 4 all those families affected by the explosions at the Boston Marathon... Another sad day in America!

Jose Iglesias ‏@JoseIglesias_SS
My heart goes out my friends and family in Boston. Pray and love for those involved in #BostonMarathon.

Shane Victorino ‏@ShaneVictorino
Wearing a Boston uniform has new meaning for me today. Honored and proud to represent a city of heroes! pic.twitter.com/TrkNMmoEWl

Danny Amendola ‏@DannyAmendola
I will DONATE $100 for EVERY pass I catch next season to whatever "Boston Marathon Relief Fund" there is. And $200 for any dropped pass.

Adrian Peterson ‏@AdrianPeterson
Sending thoughts and prayers to the people of Boston.

Jamaal Charles ‏@jcharles25
Prayers go out to Boston! And the love ones!

LeBron James ‏@KingJames
Prayers goes out to those involved/hurt in #BostonMarathon. [Wat] is wrong with people man. Just sad

Drew Brees ‏@drewbrees
My heart goes out to all the victims of the bombings today in Boston.

Dwayne Bowe ‏@DwayneBowe82
#PrayForBoston

Jacoby Ellsbury ‏@JacobyEllsbury
Praying for those effected by the explosions at the marathon.#Godblessboston

Marcus Trufant ‏@MarcusTrufant
Keep Boston and every1 you can in your prayers. We all need it. #Livingineviltimes

Deion Branch #84 ‏@deionbranch84
My prayers go out to everyone who was in the Boston Marathon today #PrayforBoston

Michael Hoomanawanui ‏@Hooman47
Thinking and praying for all those affected at the Boston marathon...

Sebastian Vollmer ‏@SebVollmer
My thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected by this tragedy. Keep Boston in your prayers.

Zach Johnson ‏@ZachJohnsonPGA
#prayforboston

Clint Dempsey ‏@clint_dempsey
Thoughts and Prayers go out for the people of Boston and families hurt by the tragedy.
 
Adrian Gonzalez ‏@AdrianTitan23
My prayers go out to the city of Boston! #prayforboston

Jerome Bettis ‏@JeromeBettis36
Prayers go up for the people in Boston!
 
Marcus Camby ‏@MarcusCamby23
Prayers out to Boston...SMH
 
Jason Terry ‏@jasonterry31
Thoughts and prayers go out to all families involved in yesterday's tragedy #bsafe boston
 
Avery Bradley ‏@Avery_Bradley
Prayers up 2 any and all affected by the attacks n Boston.
 
Curt Schilling ‏@gehrig38
The world is an evil place,but I watch first responders and can't help but smile and be proud to be an American #Godblessusa #prayforboston
 
Dwayne Johnson ‏@TheRock
Strength & prayers to those in Boston impacted by the cowardly attack. People of Boston are proud, tough & resilient. #StayStrong
 
Matt Kemp ‏@TheRealMattKemp
Prayers go out to all affected by the explosions in Boston. #PrayForBoston

TAVON WILSON @tavonwilson27
Wow. Thoughts and prayers for everyone involved with this Boston Marathon incident. #PRAY

DAVID ORTIZ @davidortiz
During hard time like this the stronger stay together and our nation is the best at it... pic.twitter.com/wzcAa65ZeK

JON LESTER @JLester31
I love you Boston, please know we're thinking about y'all! We will get through this together! #PrayForBoston #BostonStrong

PAUL PIERCE @paulpierce34
My prayers go out to everybody affected by yesterday. Boston, let's come back stronger #prayforboston

MIKE NAPOLI @MikeNapoli25 
Thoughts, Prayers to the people in Boston, I can't believe people can be this horrific. Don't ever forget to say I Love You

WILL MIDDLEBROOKS @middlebrooks 
I can't wait to put on my jersey today... I get to play for the strongest city out there. #BostonStrong

RAJON RONDO @rajonrondo
#PrayforBoston

ROB GRONKOWSKI @robgronkowski
Wow can't believe what just happened at the Boston Marathon. Praying for everyone down there.

WILL MIDDLEBROOKS @middlebrooks
I'm so sickened by this..

WILL MIDDLEBROOKS @middlebrooks
Wrong city to mess with... #boston

ANDREW BAILEY @AndrewBailey40
Thoughts and prayers are with everyone at the Boston Marathon. #prayforboston

SHANE VICTORINO @shanevictorino
Boston is a tough, resilient town and will prevail over this saddening tragedy! #PrayForBoston

JARED SULLINGER @jared_sully0
My prayers and thoughts to all of Boston.

VINCE WILFORK @wilfork75
Praying for Boston tonight this is my home going on 10 years I feel the pain in my heart.

DANE FLETCHER @dane_fletcher
At Boston marathon right now.. so sad #godbless

STEVAN RIDLEY @StevanRidley
Ain't much left to do but pray.

DEVIN MCCOURTY @McCourtyTwins
Prayers out to everyone in Boston w/ this craziness going on..marathon was the talk of the locker rm today too..hope everyone is ok(D-Mac).

ZOLTAN MESKO @ZoltanMesko
Wow, just heard about what happened at the marathon. My prayers are with everyone affected.

RYAN MALLETT @Ryan_Mallett_15
Can't believe what just happened at the Boston marathon finish line. Praying everyone is ok. #unbelieveable

CHANDLER JONES @Chan95Jones
Thoughts and prayers to everyone that has to do with this Boston Marathon explosion.

DANNY WOODHEAD @danny_woodhead
Praying right now for everyone in Boston.

NOMAR GARCIAPARRA @nomar5
My prayers and thoughts to all of Boston.

ANDY RODDICK @andyroddick
I hate hearing stories like the Boston marathon. So senseless

TIM TEBOW @timtebow
Wow... Praying for everyone effected by the explosions in Boston today.

JEREMY ROENICK @jeremyroenick
My prayers to all the victims and their families on this horrible day in my hometown Boston. I'm sick to my stomach 

DAN MARINO @danmarino
My thoughts and prayers are with everyone in Boston. #StayStrong We are all behind you

IAN POULTER @ianjamespoulter
Sickening news in Boston, really sad, our thoughts are with all the family's & friends affected. 

CHAD JOHNSON @ochocino
My prayers are with those in the Boston area 

GLEN DAVIS @iambigbaby11
my hearts goes out to #boston 

HENRIK LUNDQVIST @HLundqvist30
My thoughts are with you Boston 

JOHN WALL @john_wall
#PrayForBoston

DONTE STALLWORTH @dontestallworth
Prayers and blessings to all involved, directly and indirectly by the bombings at the Boston marathon #SenselessViolence

SUGAR RAY LEONARD @sugarrayleonard
My prayers,thoughts and condolence to any and everyone who has been affected by the tragedy in Boston!

JJ WATT @jjwatt
So many worked so hard to earn the joy that today was supposed to bring. A coward has replaced joy w/ tragedy. Thoughts are with you Boston

JUSTIN TUCK @justintucknyg91
Thoughts and prayers go out to those affected by the Boston Marathon tragedy

ALEXI LALAS @alexilalas
Back from run and turned on the news. Unbelievable. Thoughts and prayers with Boston.

SVETLANA KUZNETSOVA @SvetlanaK27
Boston... No words....(((

MATT LEINART @mattleinartqb
Thoughts and prayers to those affected by this horrible act in Boston today #pray

DANICA PATRICK @danicapatrick
The Boston marathon bombing makes you rethink ordinary events. Scary stuff.

MONTREAL CANADIENS @canadiensMTL
Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of today's tragedy .

NEW YORK JETS @nyjets
Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by today's tragic events in Boston.

JOE MADDON @raysjoemaddon
Just landed safely in Baltimore. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims & the families affected by this afternoon's horrible event..

METTAWORLDPEACE @mettaworldpeace
Sad to hear about the explosion in Boston.... Sending prayers to everyone affected... #PrayForBoston.

FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR @floydmayweather
My thoughts and prayers are with those hurt from the tragedy at the Boston Marathon. Much love to the city of Boston, stay strong. - Floyd.

RYAN WESTMORELAND @rwesty25
My prayers are with everyone affected by these unbelievable explosions in Boston. Please stay safe, everyone! #PrayersForBoston.

RYAN TANNEHILL @ryantannehill
Thoughts and prayers out to all those affected by the #BostonMarathon bombing. #terriblenews.

DARIUS BUTLER @dariusbutler
My heart is with all those affected by the terrorist attack that took place in Boston today..

SHANNON SHARPE @shannonsharpe
My condolences to those affected by the Boston Marathon Explosion. Realize, as this nation grieves with you, we're pulling for you..#USA.

CHARLIE VILLANUEVA @cv31
Please pray for Boston victims.

LUKE DONALD @lukedonald
Sad sad news from Boston, thoughts and prayers to all affected.