Reports vary as to how many are dead and injured as a result of the two explosions at the Boston Marathon today — CNN is reporting that two are dead and at least 28 are injured, and the New York Post is reporting that 12 people were killed, with twice as many injured.
Reaction on Twitter is crazy, as one might imagine. Here’s what people in the sports world, and beyond, are saying.
All positive thoughts and prayers going out to those affected by the Boston Marathon tragedy. #PrayForBoston
— Jozy Altidore (@JozyAltidore) April 15, 2013
Prayers goes out to those involved/hurt in #BostonMarathon. WTF is wrong with people man. Just sad
— LeBron James (@KingJames) April 15, 2013
— Scott Van Pelt (@notthefakeSVP) April 15, 2013
Praying for everyone at the Boston Marathon.
— Mike Tyson (@MikeTyson) April 15, 2013
Prayers go out to all those in the Boston area.#BostonMarathon What has this world come to?
— Jerry Rice (@JerryRice) April 15, 2013
Game is off. Our best to everyone affected, please be safe.
— Andrew Ference (@Ferknuckle) April 15, 2013
— JaVale McGee (@JaValeMcGee34) April 15, 2013
Such a senseless and tragic day. My family and I send our love to our beloved and resilient Boston.
— Ben Affleck (@BenAffleck) April 15, 2013
Praying for everyone at #BostonMarathon right now. Sometimes I can’t even believe these things happen in the world everyday, so sad.
— Alex Morgan (@alexmorgan13) April 15, 2013
— Christian Laettner (@laettnerbball) April 15, 2013
It’s crazy because I was supposed to meet one of the runners at the finish line
— Chandler Jones (@Chan95Jones) April 15, 2013
Wow can’t believe what just happened at the Boston Marathon. Praying for everyone down there.
— Rob Gronkowski (@RobGronkowski) April 15, 2013
Thoughts and prayers to everyone involved in this #bostonmarathon ordeal…so sad
— Johnny Manziel (@JManziel2) April 15, 2013
My prayers to the families of those lost at the Boston marathon as well as those injured. I hope answers are found quick
— Braylon Edwards (@OfficialBraylon) April 15, 2013
wow, i’m disgusted! so the Boston Marathon was dedicated to the children who died in Newton and then people bombed it so disrespectful
— One Direction(@STYLATORARMY) April 15, 2013
I hate hearing stories like the Boston marathon.So senseless
— andyroddick (@andyroddick) April 15, 2013
Runner I just talked to: “I’m just going to sit here and cry.” #BostonMarathon
— Michael Levenson (@mlevenson) April 15, 2013
Let’s all send our thoughts, our prayers and our energy to the people injured in Boston. My heart is with you.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) April 15, 2013
My heart is breaking for everyone effected or injured in the explosion at the Boston Marathon. God bless you all! My prayers are with you!
— Kim Kardashian (@KimKardashian) April 15, 2013
Sending prayers out for Boston
— Rajon Rondo (@RajonRondo) April 15, 2013
— Will Middlebrooks (@middlebrooks) April 15, 2013