Tweetback: MLB heads into home stretch; NFL revs up; LLWS drama

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Here, from the ESPN PR universe, are some of the Tweets, posts and other commentary you may have missed.

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Weekend Tweetback: August 17 – 19

Playoff races heat up in MLB; Preseason games whetting appetite for NFL season; LLWS provides early drama; College football talk heats up

Storified by David Scott · Mon, Aug 20 2012 05:40:23

Tito Francona is exceptional on ESPN tonight taking viewers behind of scenes of #RedSox with great opinions on some of background noise.JT The Brick
I’m sure Terry Francona would rather be in uniform but he’s great to listen to in the ESPN booth.Joe McDonald
I like having Terry Francona in the booth during these #Yankees-Red Sox games. #espn #MLBDiane McCarty
Reds get their 9th walk-off win this season, the most in the NLESPN Stats & Info
Pedro Alvarez the hero for Pirates. Find out how he hit his 19th inning HR & more fun stats, notes on the game Stats & Info
ESPN has KC’s chances of making the MLB playoffs at .2%… so, you’re saying there’s a chance hahaMatt Wormus
We only have three weeks until our first NFL Sunday. This is great news.ESPN
Bad follows good as preseason moves on on ESPN
Luck’s late push not enough as Steelers rallyPITTSBURGH — Andrew Luck shook off a pair of early interceptions to put together three second-quarter scoring drives, giving the Indiana…
The Little League world series looks good from up here! #directvblimp #LLWS #williamsport #ESPNDIRECTV Blimp
Great job #ESPN on the Uganda #LLWS team spot on SportsCenter!joe moore10 ✌
If you wanna see the cutest kids ever tune into espn right now #LLWSAnnika Jo Angell
Man wish i played in the LLWS #ESPN #Fame #Baseballdaniel golba
Sunday night’s Chinese Taipei – Japan game was outstanding.
Combined 22Ks from 2 starting pitchers on Japan and Chinese Taipei. Scoreless and going extra innings. A gem on ESPN2! #LLWSCHRIS MCKENDRY
Wow, l #LLWS is crazy. Extra inning again in the Japan game. #espnPat Libertoski
SEC makes up half of AP Top 10: 1. USC, 2. Bama, 3. LSU, 4. OU, 5. Ore, 6. Ga., 7. FSU, 8. Mich, 9. SCar, 10. ArkansasBrett McMurphy
336 hours to go until the start of @CollegeGameDay with @DesmondHoward @cbfowler @Samantha_Steele , Kirk, and Lee. #cantwaitChris Cavazos
Schlabach: What’s hot (and not) for 2012USC: After a two-year bowl ban, USC enters the 2012 season as the Pac-12 favorite and a legitimate BCS bowl contender. With quarterback M…
The Woman Who Would Save FootballDr. Ann McKee has been accused of trying to kill the sport she loves, but she may be its only hope By Jane Leavy on he door to Ann McKee’…
My acting debut lol“@ESPNPlaybook: As an NFL player, it’s important to find inner-peace off the field -> w/ @TheNOCTV”Benjamin Watson
Comedian Bellamy shares his sports knowledge with ESPN First Take crewposted by Kim Jarvis on August 19, 2012 10:00 AM Bill Bellamy is an actor, comedian, cousin of Shaquille O’Neal and a big fan of ESPN Fir…
Q/A with Darren Rovell: On leaving CNBC for ESPN; ‘It felt bigger’ | The Sherman ReportThe Sherman ReportAs any good business reporter knows, the element of risk is a theme in many stories. So now the tables turn on Darren Rovell. Risk now is…
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Never thought Bevo would make me cry. Thanks to everyone at LHN, UT and in Austin who made this year the best year of … Steele
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Hey tweeps, check out my new sports business blog at!Michael McCarthy

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