Twitter and sports converge during SI Tweet Week

Sports fans around the globe can flock to SI.com today as Sports Illustrated (@SINow) announced the 100 Most Influential Twitter Accounts in Sports.

The Twitter 100 List acts as a main component of Tweet Week, five jam-packed days of online content dedicated to celebrating how Twitter has impacted the world of sports. Using the hashtags #SITwitter100 and #SITweetWeek, fans can join the conversation and gain access to Sports Illustrated’s special athlete profiles, Twitter lists, stats and interesting facts that connect the sports world with Twitter.

The list reminds us of the world’s biggest sports moments, as told through Twitter. Whether its NASCAR drivers, Super Bowl champs, swimmers or star gymnasts, athletes on Twitter help bring fans closer through their Tweets.  Some highlights from the list include:

@LoloJones

@PaulAzinger

@graeme_mcdowell

@LAKings 

@JimIrsay

@KevinLove

Fans will continue to see Twitter-related content on si.com throughout the week. Here is a peek of what’s been covered so far:  

Tweeters can follow @SInow for the latest #SITweetWeek action, and fans who are new to Twitter can check out our new NFL Get Started page, a one-stop-shop for the NFL on Twitter.  

Twitter Media Team (@TwitterMedia)