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The Sports World Reacts to the Boston Marathon Bombings with Touching Tributes

Sports fans are passionate about their teams and they don’t get much more passionate than sports fans in Boston. Regardless of who you root for, the bond of sports brings everyone together in times of tragedy, especially yesterday in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing.    The sports world has had an outpouring of support from New York to Chicago and all across the country, all sending prayers and well wishes to the city of Beantown.

Here are just some of the touching examples of support that the sports world has created to throw their support behind Boston.

New York Yankees fans showing their support for Boston.


Yanks Pray for Boston

A photo circulating on Facebook showing all of the Boston team mascots

Boston Mascots Photo

This week’s cover of Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated Boston Marathon Cover
Sports Illustrated

Chicago Tribune Sports page

chicago tribune Honors Boston Sports
Chicago Tribune

NY Yankees announce a special tribute to Boston during tonight’s game versus the Arizona Diamondbacks:

The Yankees honor Boston during last night’s game vs the Diamondbacks

New York Yankees honor the fallen in Boston
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 New York Yankees Honor Boston with Sweet Caroline
Elsa/Getty Images

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