Sports world tweets support after Oklahoma tornado

As tragic images continue to emerge of the devastation in Oklahoma from a series of tornadoes, the sports world has been vocal with its concern. Many players and coaches across the country expressed their support on Twitter by offering their thoughts and prayers. Others, including NFL legend Barry Sanders, used the social media platform to assure their safety. Sanders had been in the area Sunday.

Kevin Durant, arguably Oklahoma’s most popular current athlete, encouraged everyone to stay safe while, still recovering from their own tragedy, the Boston Red Sox clubhouse TV has been fixed on coverage of Monday’s events according to the AP. Below are more tweets from around the sports world as they encourage everyone to stay strong:

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant


Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder and Oklahoma native Matt Kemp


Hall-of-Famer Barry Sanders



Hall-of-Famer Troy Aikmen


Houston Rockets guard James Harden (and former Thunder team member)


NFL rookie Tyrann Mathieu


Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson


Texas Rangers


Anaheim Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton

Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Ware