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@TheAthletic

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We looked inside some of the tweets by @TheAthletic and here's what we found interesting.

Inside 100 Tweets

Time between tweets:
3 hours
Average replies
11
Average retweets
28
Average likes
70
Tweets with photos
10 / 100
Tweets with videos
5 / 100
Tweets with links
0 / 100

Rankings (sorted by number of followers)

40. in country United States and category Sports Media

198. in category Sports Media

950. in country United States and category Media

Let's say football happens. How will players stay safe on the field?

One company has quickly developed a face shield, and 50+ schools have ordered it before even trying it out.

Inside the mad rush to find a solution and save the season: https://t.co/k5PpxFBqiR https://t.co/WfXRQgxol3

Let's say football happens. How will players stay safe on the field? One company has quickly developed a face shield, and 50+ schools have ordered it before even trying it out. Inside the mad rush to find a solution and save the season: https://t.co/k5PpxFBqiR https://t.co/WfXRQgxol3

"We will not sacrifice the health and safety of our players, staff and their families. Without accurate and timely testing, it is simply not safe for us to continue with Summer Camp." Nats GM Mike Rizzo calls out MLB testing. New from @TheAthleticMLB ⤵️ https://t.co/PskqikwOZ4

It may seem like a given that Cam Newton will be the starter in New England. @RossTuckerNFL isn’t so certain. ⤵️ https://t.co/59i3WWKRZt

The best ballpark in baseball is _________.

Tweet us your pick & check out the full rankings in @TheAthleticMLB's fan survey results: https://t.co/oROQnNKp6r ⚾️👇 https://t.co/oEuQWjqBnz
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The best ballpark in baseball is _________. Tweet us your pick & check out the full rankings in @TheAthleticMLB's fan survey results: https://t.co/oROQnNKp6r ⚾️👇 https://t.co/oEuQWjqBnz

Quoted @Britt_Ghiroli

Nats: Per MLB’s protocol, all players and staff were tested for Covid-19 on Friday, July 3rd. 72 hours later, we have yet to receive the results of those tests. We cannot have our players and staff work at risk. Therefore, we have cancelled our team workout this morning

Nats GM Mike Rizzo: "We will not sacrifice the health and safety of our players, staff and their families. ... Major League Baseball needs to work quickly to resolve issues with their process and their lab. Otherwise, summer camp and the 2020 season are at risk." https://t.co/TDicMyhRwp

Multiple Ivy League football coaches told The Athletic they expect the league is moving all fall sports, including football, to spring 2021. And the ripple effect could be significant. More reporting via @BruceFeldmanCFB and @NicoleAuerbach ⤵️

"In tests conducted of 137 WNBA players between June 28-July 5, seven players have tested positive for the coronavirus," the league announced in a press release Monday. Eleven of 12 teams are expected to arrive at IMG Academy today. The @IndianaFever have delayed their travel.

Amidst continued coronavirus concerns, the MLS is Back Tournament is set to kick off this week. Where did the league leave off? Here is a reset from @mattpentz. 🔓🔓🔓

A’s GM David Forst blames MLB for delayed testing results in a text to team employees, acquired by @TheAthletic. 📲 "At this point, the blame lies with CDT (the company that collects samples) and MLB and I won’t cover for them like I did earlier today." https://t.co/uepyOY5xKg

"I think this time, it seems to be that they’re gonna be caught on the right side." More from @BenStandig & @InstantRHIplay for @TheAthleticNFL ⤵️ https://t.co/Zg8rZQWn6f

"The focus was trying to jam in a new salary structure in the middle of a pandemic." - @whatwouldDOOdo Sean Doolittle speaks up about MLB’s incomplete data and delayed testing results ⤵️ https://t.co/fmSjKm0rGi

"Whatever happened between me and Rudy happened. And now we are ready to hoop and focus on the team as a whole." Donovan Mitchell on his relationship with Gobert and returning to play after recovering from COVID-19, new at @TheAthleticNBA ⤵️ https://t.co/9iIMLkAVw1

"It’s a high level of concern – maybe the highest for basketball, I’m sad to say." @drsanjaygupta joins @davidaldridgedc to talk about COVID-19 and the NBA’s restart ⤵️ https://t.co/1lsxTp4mS7

A source at Nike, the NFL’s official uniform provider, tells The Athletic that the company will not feature Washington gear until the team name is changed. And change is anticipated soon. Latest reporting from @TheAthleticDC here ⤵️ https://t.co/Zg8rZQWn6f

"We are committed to engaging our community and appropriate stakeholders to determine the best path forward with regard to our team name," the team said in a statement. Latest details here via @ken_rosenthal and @ZackMeisel ⤵️

The St. Louis Blues canceled practices at the team’s facility because of “multiple” positive tests for COVID-19, sources have told The Athletic’s @jprutherford. Details ⤵️ https://t.co/DNxXfe1b25

"Although this situation is extremely disappointing, I’m going to come back ready to win races and put ourselves in playoff contention," Johnson said in a statement. Latest details here ⤵️

“Honestly, I still don’t feel comfortable.” Mike Trout has concerns about baseball coming back, and is still not fully set on playing. That’s a big deal, and he’s not alone. https://t.co/SUbsl8Avlx

Victor Oladipo will opt out of the NBA's planned season restart in Orlando, he tells The Athletic's @ShamsCharania. "I really want to play, and as a competitor and teammate this is tearing me apart." ⤵️

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