Trending: All-Star voting, Chipper, Tiger

July, 2, 2012
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When it comes to elections, some endorsements carry more weight than others. Chicago White Sox pitcher Jake Peavy is one of the Final Vote candidates for the American League All-Star team. He's got at least one "Major League" star in his corner whose 7,624,168-or-so followers might just give Peavy the edge at the ballot box:



Meanwhile, the youngest National League Final Vote candidate has thrown his support behind the elder statesman on the ballot:

A Florida man named David Price, who has been homeless for two years and not named to the American League All-Star team Sunday, spent Friday night in an Orlando jail after being arrested after police said he posed as a guest at lavish hotels and went on spending sprees paid for by his victims. That left another David Price, the All-Star pitcher in Florida, a bit relieved that indeed, it wasn't him:



It isn't all Tiger Woods and LeBron James on Twitter, it just seems that way. First, hail to the champs, from one King to several others:



Love is never having to say, "You're sorry you lost to Italy." Shakira was quite proud of her beau, Spain's Gerard Piqué, nation's 4-0 Euro 2012 victory over Italy and their recent run of success. The couple shared their emotions with roughly 21 million combined followers:



Spain "truly made history," and Cesc Fàbregas has the trophies to prove it. Later, the midfielder took a swipe at critics of Spain's style of play by telling Radio Five Live: "Those people who think we are playing boring ... in my opinion they don't understand the game":



Who else but our old pal "Loki" (aka "Henry V") to put Spain's triumph in Hollywood perspective with this quip from "Gladiator":



Big play-by-play coverage of Spain's was carried live via Twitter by that nation's biggest NBA star, who was cheering his countrymen on the pitch while watching the final in Kiev:



Plenty of footballers tuned in, too:



Tiger Woods' triumph at Congressional commanded the attention of fellow pros like Bubba Watson and Rickie Fowler, who spent the rest of his Sunday watching the X-Games:



Several colleges changed conferences at the stroke of midnight Saturday night. TCU fans turned out en masse to celebrate the magic moment at the Fort Worth Stockyards, and the school's athletic department later marked the occasion with this official video urging the Horned Frogs to "Honor the Past" and "Embrace the Future":



Three years on Twitter has earned Buffalo Bills linebacker Kirk Morrison more than 360,000 followers and at least one wisecrack from this NFL foe:

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