This week in sports tweets features a locker room photo, trade suggestions for Tony Romo, and bans on tweeting

Discover Twitter sports highlights from last week.


Kevin Collier


Published Jan 9, 2012   Updated Jun 2, 2021, 10:56 pm CDT

Welcome to this week in sports tweets, a new feature where we’ll look back at the notable ways athletes have intersected with Twitter, or Twitter with athletes, in the seven days prior.

We’re not here to retweet what LeBron says he had for breakfast or sports news that was reported on Twitter. We’re here to show you the tweets behind the news.


Photo illustration by Kevin Collier with images from leeander and Fernando Ariotti.

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*First Published: Jan 9, 2012, 2:22 pm CST