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Yankees, Patriots among sports teams finding creative ways to celebrate 280 characters on Twitter

Sports Twitter had some fun after the social media platform upped its character limit to 280. (Getty)

Welcome to the age of elongated tweets.

On Tuesday night, Twitter changed its character limit from 140 to 280. And naturally, the sports community had some fun with it.

Here’s the New York Yankees showboating their 27 World Series championships:


The New England Patriots tried (and failed) to count all 214 of Tom Brady’s wins:


And the NBA referees Twitter account seemed excited(?) and hopeful for the future of fan complaints:


Here are some other great celebrations of the new 280-character limit by sports teams:











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