Which athletes do you like to follow and interact with on Twitter? Who catches your attention with their comments on hot button topics in the sports world? Sometimes the athlete wants to draw attention to their charity or hold a contest on Twitter to give away a signed jersey or pair of shoes.
Other times, they are simply making comments on topics such as where Peyton Manning will play next, racially insensitive comments made about an English soccer superstar or a world record breaking marathon time by an elite distance runner. While others use Twitter as a platform to connect with their fans. Regardless of what they use it for, they are all forms of engagement over social media. Some of the most engaging athletes that I have come across: