Sports world reacts to Steve Jobs' death

Updated: October 6, 2011, 3:12 AM ET

Sports personalities were shocked and saddened at news of Apple founder Steve Jobs' death on Wednesday. Here's what they tweeted and shared (some, we're sure, on Apple devices).

Kevin Weekes (@kevinweekes) He changed our lives despite those that said he couldn't +couldn't,and I'm so glad he did. Live #YourDream , RIP #SteveJobs

Nate Collins (@BIGN98) The craziest part of Steve Jobs dying i bet most people who found out about his death most likely was using a device he created.

Lance Armstrong (@lancearmstrong) "A computer is the most remarkable tool that we've ever come up with. It's a bicycle for our minds" - Steve Jobs Devastated 2 hear about the passing of Steve Jobs. Was blessed 2 have the opportunity to spend time w/ him on several occasions. May he RIP.

Mark Herzlich (@MarkHerzlich) Ahhh Steve Jobs was awesome.

Dick Vitale (@DickieV) Steve Jobs a creative and innovative genius has passed - may he RIP

LeBron James (@KingJames) R.I.P Steve Jobs. Someone who definitely left his mark on this world! Innovations that will live and last forever!!

Donte' Stallworth (@DonteStallworth) RIP Steve Jobs...one of the great visionaries of our time

Damien Woody (@damienwoody) Steve Jobs single-handily destroyed CDs for music....changed the music industry

Andrew Brandt (@adbrandt) Jobs created more than a brand; he changed how we live for the better. If Apple made underwear, they'd sell out.

Ndamukong Suh (@ndamukong_suh) It is very sad to hear that Mr. Steve Jobs has passed.He Will be greatly missed in many ways, will pray for his family!! #RIPSteveJobs #Apple

Patrick O'Bryant (@13POB13) RIP Steve Jobs has topped the trending in less than 15 mins. now u know how influential 1 person can be.

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