The Chirp

This is The Chirp, your all-inclusive look at the best observations, jokes and photos that athletes have recently shared on social media. Because while not every story can be told in 140 characters… some can:

Rams defensive end Chris Long and more on the anticipation:

Time for the Truth

Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) May 16, 2015

…and the ecstasy:


Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) May 16, 2015

…and the agony:

Release hella long unfortunately

Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) May 16, 2015

…of Paul Pierce’s buzzer-non-beater to keep the Wizards’ season alive:

I hope that’s not Paul Pierce’s last NBA shot.

Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) May 16, 2015

Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan and more on Steph Curry’s 62 (!) footer vs. Memphis:

@StephenCurry30 BRUH

Torrey Smith (@TorreySmithWR)

MMA fighter Mitch Clarke on overdue comebacks:

Bucks forward John Henson and Broncos safety T.J. Ward on important questions:

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo& Broncos LB Danny Trevathan on training with the best:

Texans running back Arian Foster on overkill:

Lakers guard Kobe Bryant and NBA draft prospect Pat Connaughton on Combine Clichés:

NBA guard Kendall Marshall on preparation:

I’m prepared to say I like Wings Over more than chipotle.

Kendall Marshall (@KButter5)

Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz on secret talents:

Redskins tight end Niles Paul on subtlety:

Magic forward Moe Harkless on feeling some type of way:


Maurice Harkless (@moe_harkless)

Olympian Lolo Jones on entertainment:

NFL linebacker Brandon Spikes on…you: