The year's best producers of short* sports content

*140 characters or less, on Twitter

The Shorty Awards honors the year's best content producers on Twitter.

The first annual Shorty Awards Ceremony was held on February 11, 2009. Read what the press had to say about it and watch video from the night. Get news about next year's awards and who to follow on Twitter by joining the email list, subscribing to the blog, or following @ShortyNews on Twitter.

More about the Shorty Awards

Shorty Awards Sports Winners and Finalists

There were 5 finalists in this category.

Recommend someone It won't count as a vote, but will help people find great content on Twitter. More info

I want to recommend in the Shorty Award category
To recommend someone, tweet @shortyawards with a @username and a #category, and a reason why. Or use this handy form.
60 characters remaining
or Tweet it yourself!

Top nominees in sports

1

girlwithnoname

@girlwithnoname

I vote for @girlwithnoname in the Shorty Awards Finals for #sports Simply because I can. Why must I give a reason? :)

I vote for @girlwithnoname in the Shorty Awards Finals for #sports because she is an inspiration to many on Twitter.

I vote for @girlwithnoname in the Shorty Awards Finals for #sports because she is dedicated and inspiring.

2

lancearmstrong

@lancearmstrong

I vote for @lancearmstrong in the Shorty Awards Finals for #sports because grit and determination should be rewarded.

I vote for @lancearmstrong in the Shorty Awards Finals for #sports because... he cont'd racing even in the face of cancer

I vote for @lancearmstrong in the Shorty Awards Finals for #sports because he's saved an untold number of lives

3

underthebar

@underthebar

I vote for @underthebar in the Shorty Awards Finals for #sports because his posts are informative

I vote for @underthebar in the Shorty Awards Finals for #sports because his posts are entertaining

I vote for @underthebar in the Shorty Awards Finals for #sports because his posts are cool

4

statsheet

@statsheet

I vote for @statsheet in the Shorty Awards Finals for #sports because... they provide timely stats/scores and loads of data

I vote for @statsheet in the Shorty Awards Finals for #sports because...dad would have loved having stats mapped out for him

I vote for @statsheet in the Shorty Awards Finals for #sports because...it saves me a trip to espn.com every time.

5

THE_REAL_SHAQ

@THE_REAL_SHAQ

I vote for @THE_REAL_SHAQ in the Shorty Awards Finals for #sports because he is the Big Twitt and is very quotatious!

@shortyawards #humor @THE_REAL_SHAQ -- shacula? hillarious!

@shortyawards recommend @THE_REAL_SHAQ in the Shorty Award category #sports because he is by far the most SHAQulous of anyone in sports.

6

KellieMcCoy

@KellieMcCoy

I nominate @KellieMcCoy for a Shorty Award in #sports because...of her awesome tweets!

I nominate @KellieMcCoy in #sports because of her awesome products.

I nominate @KellieMcCoy for a Shorty Award in #sports because...she loves snowboarding

7

predfans

@predfans

I nominate @predfans for a Shorty Award in #sports because it's a great new way to connect hockey fans

I nominate @predfans for a Shorty Award in #sports because it's a great new way to connect hockey fans

I nominate @predfans for a Shorty Award in #sports because it's a great new way to connect hockey fans

8

sportytweets

@sportytweets

I vote for @sportytweets in the Shorty Awards Finals for #sports because they host my news feeds and keep our fans happy!

I vote for @sportytweets in the Shorty Awards Finals for #sports because they host my news feeds and keep our fans happy!

I vote for @sportytweets in the Shorty Awards Finals for #sports because they host my news feeds and keep our fans happy!

9

KellyOlexa

@KellyOlexa

I nominate @KellyOlexa for a Shorty Award in #sports because she's not fake or superficila like some people

I nominate @KellyOlexa for a Shorty Award in #sports because she rocks socks motivating people to be healthy and fit!

I nominate @KellyOlexa for a Shorty Award in #sports because she posts good fitnes and nutrition blogs

10

fogrugby

@fogrugby

  • 7 nominations in #sports
  • 1 nomination in #1

I nominate @fogrugby for a Shorty Award in #sports because they kept me in touch with my family right after I moved away.

I nominate @fogrugby in category #sports! It's an underrated sports that's awesome, & this tweeter knows his shit.

I nominate @fogrugby for a Shorty Award in #sports because...they entertain me, especially during the Bingham Cup 2008

11

hockeywildernes

@hockeywildernes

I nominate @hockeywildernes for a Shorty Award in #sports because without them I wouldn't know how bad my team is. Love Em!!

I nominate @hockeywildernes for a Shorty Award in #sports because they cover the best team in the NHL, teh MN WILD

I nominate @hockeywildernes for a Shorty Award in #sports because they have sweet wild coverage.

12

newenglandpats

@newenglandpats

I nominate @newenglandpats for a Shorty Award in #sports because for all the Patriots news they tweet our way

I nominate @newenglandpats for a Shorty Award in #sports because s/he provides me with the info I need

I nominate @newenglandpats for a shorty award in #sports because I like myself.

13

neutraldivegear

@neutraldivegear

I nominate @neutraldivegear for #sports because they've got a killer new scuba diving clothing line, and a great blog!

@shortyawards #sports @neutraldivegear because Neutral Dive Gear always brings us the best scuba diving news!

I nominate @neutraldivegear for a Shorty Award in #sports because they finally have a product out for scuba divers! Ofcour ...

14

BeachSoccer

@BeachSoccer

I nominate @BeachSoccer in the #sports category for making soccer fun at the beach for the kids

I nominate @BeachSoccer for #sports cause beach soccer is a way cool thing.

I nominate @BeachSoccer in teh #sports category because they make the beach fun for kids with Beach Soccer!

15

soundernews

@soundernews

I nominate @soundernews for a Shorty Award in #sports because they have to date info on the first Seattle MLS team!!

I nominate @soundernews for a Shorty Award in #sports because it gives me up to date news on the seattle sounders fc

I nominate @soundernews for a Shorty Award in #sports because the Seattle Sounders need proper representin'.

16

agustarz

@agustarz

I nominate @agustarz for a Shorty Award in #photography porque es la persona más fotogénica de twitterland.

I nominate @agustarz for a Shorty Award in #sports because she looks sexy cool in a Cowboys jersey!

I nominate @agustarz for a Shorty Award in #sports because of her Dallas Cowboys fanaticism

17

peggyolson

@peggyolson

I vote for @peggyolson in the Shorty Awards Finals for #advertising because she puts the sterling in Sterling Cooper.

I vote for @peggyolson in the Shorty Awards Finals for #advertising because meow, meow, meow, meow, etc.

I vote for @peggyolson in the Shorty Awards Finals for #advertising because Peggy Rocks, Dammit!

18

PhilBundy

@PhilBundy

I nominate @PhilBundy for a Shorty Award in #sports because he is brave enough to pursue his dream of playing on the PGA Tour!

I nominate @PhilBundy for a Shorty Award in #sports because he resembles a late bloomer we all hope to be

I nominate @PhilBundy for a Shorty Award in #sports because his documenting his quest to play on the PGA tour is fascinating.

19

onthedlpodcast

@onthedlpodcast

I nominate @onthedlpodcast for a Shorty Award in #sports because they have great interviews & printed the Why Can't Us shirts

I nominate @onthedlpodcast for a Shorty Award in #sports because of the great guests including Chuck Norris

I nominate @onthedlpodcast for a Shorty Award in #sports because he has great guests and it's smart. Plus he had Chuck Norris

20

RedskinsInsider

@RedskinsInsider

I nominate @RedskinsInsider for a Shorty Award in #sports because it's the best way to get Skins news at the stadium.

I nominate @RedskinsInsider for a Shorty Award in #sports because they keep me informed and entertained on gameday...

21

forechecker

@forechecker

I nominate @forechecker for a Shorty Award in #hockey cause he's a mad crazy cell phone hockey news reading/updating machine.

I nominate @forechecker for a Shorty Award in #hockey because for an American, he has a love of the game and it shows.

I nominate @forechecker for a Shorty Award in #hockey because he's giving the Blackhawks a shot to take 1st away from 'Wings.

22

slamonline

@slamonline

I recommend @slamonline in the Shorty Award category #sports because... he seriously deserves to be listed.

I nominate @slamonline for a shorty award in #sports because he has great insight

I want to nomiante @slamonline in the category of #sports

23

jerryrice

@jerryrice

I nominate @jerryrice for a Shorty Award in #sports because he is someone kid's can call their role model. ty Jerry!

I nominate @jerryrice for a Shorty Award in #sports because the respect he had for the game and the level he played it at.

24

realsaltlake

@realsaltlake

I nominate @realsaltlake for a Shorty Award in #sports because its another Utah team that isn't UofU!

I nominate @realsaltlake for a Shorty Award in #sports because thats how I get my RSL news! Bring home the championship in 09!

25

astrout

@astrout

I nominate @astrout for a Shorty in #sports because he roots for all the right teams except @warrenss' team.

I nominate @astrout for a Shorty Award in #sports because he roots for all the right teams. Well, all but one.

@shortyawards I'd like to nominate @astrout in the #socialmedia category because he's a must read for everyone interested in SMM.

1 2 3 4 Next » Last »