Sunday March 31st, 2013

Louisville's Kevin Ware suffered a leg fracture during the first half of Sunday's Elite Eight showdown, an injury so gruesome that CBS declined to show replays.

The injury rapidly hijacked the conversation on Twitter, prompting responses from voices throughout the world of sports, media and entertainment -- everyone from Robert Griffin III to Lil Wayne and even Joe Theismann himself. Here's a sampling of the reaction:

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