The Sports World Reacts to the Boston Marathon Bombings with Touching Tributes
Sports fans are passionate about their teams and they don’t get much more passionate than sports fans in Boston. Regardless of who you root for, the bond of sports brings everyone together in times of tragedy, especially yesterday in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing. The sports world has had an outpouring of support from New York to Chicago and all across the country, all sending prayers and well wishes to the city of Beantown.
Here are just some of the touching examples of support that the sports world has created to throw their support behind Boston.
New York Yankees fans showing their support for Boston.
A photo circulating on Facebook showing all of the Boston team mascots
This week’s cover of Sports Illustrated
Chicago Tribune Sports page
NY Yankees announce a special tribute to Boston during tonight’s game versus the Arizona Diamondbacks:
Our thoughts are with the Boston community. Tonight there will be a special moment of silence & Fenway favorite Sweet Caroline @ end of 3rd.
— New York Yankees (@Yankees) April 16, 2013
The Yankees honor Boston during last night’s game vs the Diamondbacks
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