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Oct. 07, 2013
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Drilling down on the five most tweeted sports events of 2013 provides interesting insights and noteworthy observations

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What athletes are thinkingPeople say I look like ___Song I'd sing on The VoiceIf I had a cologne, it'd be called ___Number of pairs of jeans in my closetMovie I saw too youngFavorite late-night show
Tony HawkSkateboarderI've heard Bill Gates"Rapper's Delight" by The Sugarhill GangKnee PadzThreeA Clockwork OrangeThe Daily Show
Davis Love IIIGolferMy dad"Driver 8" by R.E.M.Vanilla15High Plains DrifterWeather Channel
Kendall Hunter49ers, RBKendall Hunter"Type of Way" by Rich Homie QuanKendall25ChuckyMartin

+ Love's pick of the Athens, Ga., band is a natural: "I grew up in Georgia and went to North Carolina in the '80s," he says, which is when the group blew up. And that cologne? "My wife says I'm vanilla."

+ Does Hawk know all the words? "Yeah," he says. "Kind of." As for his viewing of Stanley Kubrick's classic, Hawk says: "I was like 10 or 11 and it was on HBO, and I knew I wanted to see it at some point in my life. So I turned it on, and I was freaked out."

They Said It

"He didn't drink any. He just wore it. Clothes aren't underage."

Joe Nathan Rangers closer, assuring reporters that no laws were broken when 20-year-old second baseman Jurickson Profar received a beer shower after his walk-off home run last Thursday against the Angels.

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