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Step to the plate with @MLB on Twitter

While the @MLB season officially began on Sunday, Major League Baseball Opening Week is a reminder that fans around the world will turn to Twitter to follow their favorite teams and players and chatter about the news on and off the diamond in real time. But no matter where their allegiances lie, all fans can count on Twitter for nonstop baseball action. And this season, live streams of @MLB games will happen on Twitter.


How North Carolina’s #NationalChampionship victory played out on Twitter

As North Carolina (@UNC_Basketball) defeated Gonzaga (@ZagMBB) in the NCAA men’s college basketball championship, the real-time conversation amongst college hoops fans, analysts, writers, teams, athletes, celebs and more took place on Twitter. Let’s look at some of the best content and data from the final #MarchMadness game.


The journey to the #FinalFour happened on Twitter

It’s down to the #FinalFour!

College hoops fans, teams, players, and more have turned to Twitter to join the live conversation for yet another thrilling #MarchMadness tournament. As we head into this weekend’s #FinalFour, follow the action along with some of the best content featuring the four teams still standing.


#MarchMadness is happening on Twitter

With Selection Sunday behind us, 68 college basketball teams are now vying to cut the nets down and win the #NationalChampionship in Phoenix. Follow all of the live #MarchMadness action on and off the court on Twitter.


#NBAAllStar on Twitter: Emojis, MVP fan vote, and more

Twitter and the NBA have unveiled unique hashtag-triggered Twitter emojis for all 24 NBA All-Stars. The emojis, revealed on Twitter by Tweeting #firstnamelastname (e.g., #StephenCurry, #LebronJames; Note: Giannis Antetokounmpo only requires his first name #Giannis), are now live through Monday, Feb. 20.


How the @Patriots #SB51 victory conversation happened live on Twitter

The live #SB51 conversation amongst football fans, analysts, writers, teams, athletes, celebs, and more around the @Patriots thrilling comeback Super Bowl victory over the @AtlantaFalcons in overtime unfolded on Twitter.


Your #SB51 how-to-follow guide: @AtlantaFalcons vs. @Patriots

Your kickoff guide to the #SuperBowl. How the season played out for the @AtlantaFalcons & @Patriots and how to follow Sunday’s big game. #SB51


The #AusOpen smashes it again on Twitter


The #ausopen delivered again in 2017 on and off the court, with dream finals every fan would have wished for in the men’s and women’s tournament, and raising the bar again for the Grand Slams on Twitter.


The @AustralianOpen is back to light up 2017

Your must follow guide to the amazing tennis action that will be served up during the 2017 #AusOpen.


#ALLIN: How Clemson’s #NationalChampionship victory played out on Twitter

The College Football Playoff (@CFBPlayoff) National Championship came down to a thrilling finish on @ESPN, and fans everywhere joined the conversation at the biggest virtual sports bar in the world — Twitter. And now, Clemson fans can celebrate and bask in the winning glory.