Athletes react to tragedy in Boston

Two explosions rocked the Boston Marathon on Monday, and our
thoughts and prayers are with the victims of this tragedy.. What
follows is a roundup of athletes who took to Twitter — and
other means — to express emotion over the tragedy … and for
some, offer help.

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While many athletes and former athletes expressed thoughts,
prayers, concerns on Twitter, one former Patriot offensive lineman
Joe Andruzzi offered a more direct kind of help:

 

 

Andruzzi was particularly connected to 9/11, as well, as three
of his brothers were New York firefighters and the time of those
attacks. All of them survived.

Phillies pitcher Ben Revere put Boston in his prayers —
and on his glove — prior to Monday’s game against the Reds in
Cincinnati:



Then Revere used the glove to make one of the young season’s
best catches:



And Revere wasn’t alone in such tributes:

The Boston Bruins were schedule to have a home game against the
Ottawa Senators. However, that game has been postponed.

Note: ESPN/SEC have postponed tomorrow’s news
conference in Atlanta in light of the Boston tragedy

Some athletes are now pledging money to help victims:

Athletes and teams with especially close ties to Boston were
among the first to take to Twitter.

 

Note: The Celtics’ home game against the Pacers scheduled
for Tuesday night was canceled. This tweet was sent out before that
announcement.