07/22/2013 04:53 pm ET

Tweets Of The Week: Johnny Manziel, Kobe Bryant, Brandon McCarthy AND MORE (July 12-19)


This week's sports cycle was dominated by the news coming out Major League Baseball's All Star festivities. First Yoenis Cespedes crushed Monday's Home Run Derby, and then Mariano Rivera delivered a moment of grace and magnanimity during Tuesday night's exhibition. And athletes everywhere took to social media to share with their followers.

There was plenty more to keep an eye on this week than just the midsummer classic. A Heisman winner came under scrutiny for his offseason antics. A female tennis player crossed paths with one of her favorite football stars. And a notable NBA free agent finally came home.

Once again we've combed through our timelines to bring you the most memorable and interesting statements athletes had to offer this week via Twitter. Let us know below which ones you liked the best.