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:

Former NBA center Brian Scalabrine just can’t get on the Rockets’ bandwagon:

…but Bears guard Kyle Long found someone who can:

.@BarstoolBigCat this guys feeling it

KL (@Ky1eLong) May 17, 2015

NFL Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe on taking it too far:

Rams defensive end Chris Long and more on the Billboard Music Awards:

Didn’t know the BBMAs were a big thing until the Twitter came along

Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) May 18, 2015

I’m not even watching but Twitter tells me so far BIG WINNERS: Taylor swift LOSERS: everyone else

Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) May 18, 2015

Padres minor league first baseman Cody Decker on originality:

USWNT forward Abby Wambach on overconfidence:

Heavyweight boxing champ Deontay Wilder on #PerfectTiming:

Panthers cornerback Charles Tillman is in for a long flight…:

Olympian Lolo Jones has a new look:

NFL defensive end Adam Carriker on #TweetLife: