Beat the Tweets answer sheet

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Are you cheating? Be sure you take a look at the blurred-out versions of these and try your hand at guessing first. But if you're itching for the answers, here they are:

No. 1: C.J. Watson



Last week, Watson reached a deal to be the new backup point guard for the Indiana Pacers. Apparently he has some doubters, and he's not too happy about it.

No. 2: Phil Jackson



With the Miami Heat perhaps working on a three-peat and the Los Angeles Lakers over a decade removed now from theirs, the Zen Master took time out to remind us all of the greatness of his Chicago Bulls teams, posting this snazzy picture.

No. 3: Brandon McCarthy



While a clip of McCarthy's scary 2012 injury was playing during a recent episode of MLB Tonight, MLB network analyst Mitch Williams said, "If you don't pitch (inside), this is what's gonna happen." McCarthy fired back with a scathing rebutall and unleashed a Twitter meme in response.

No. 4: Iron Sheik



Yes, it's our old friend Sheikie Baby. Often too full of controversial language to feature in this space, the Sheik gets it just right with this tweet.

No. 5: Roddy White



The George Zimmerman verdict has elicted waves of response from athletes since it landed Saturday night. The Falcons wide receiver sent out a particularly caustic tweet, saying, "All them jurors should go home tonight and kill themselves for letting a grown man get away with killing a kid." He later followed up with this apology.

No. 6: Brian Vickers



It had been 139 races since Vickers had scored a Cup series win. That stretch included a medical leave of absence to deal with a blod clot issue. On Sunday, at Loudon, Vickers snapped the skid and found himself back in Victory Lane.

No. 7: Jordan Spieth



Just 19 years old and a PGA tour winner. Spieth became the youngest winner in 82 years on tour on Sunday when he won the John Deere Classic in a playoff, earning himself a spot in the British Open and starting a torrent of discussion about golf's next big thing.

No. 8: San Jose Sharks



The tweet of the week goes to the NHL's San Jose Sharks. After ESPN's Twitter account sent them a — um — toothless joke about switching their name to the Sharknados (because why wouldn't you want to be named for a campy Syfy original movie?), the team responded with quite the burn.

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