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Best Athlete Tweets Of The Week: Fourth Of July Edition (July 2-6)

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Fireworks light up the sky during the annual Macy's Fourth of July fireworks display over the Hudson River as seen from Bayonne, N.J., Wednesday, July 4, 2012.
Fireworks light up the sky during the annual Macy's Fourth of July fireworks display over the Hudson River as seen from Bayonne, N.J., Wednesday, July 4, 2012.

This week we bring to you a special Independence Day collection of athlete tweets. Not only did the holiday spark proud statements from athletes across the nation but the extra vacation time -- and perhaps the barbecue brews -- seemed to generate more random thoughts than ever.

With NHL free agency in full swing and the buzz of NBA rumors in overdrive, players wasted no time weighing in on everything under the summer sun. Even Carly Rae Jepson got a few MLB shout-outs.

As always, we've scoured our timeline from the past week to bring you what we believe to be the best -- or the most ridiculous -- that athletes have to offer via Twitter. Vote on which athlete you believe had this week's best tweet. The winner will be given remarkable Interweb cred and 140 characters worth of salutations via the @HuffPostSports Twitter account.

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Best Athlete Tweets - Fourth Of July Edition
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