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:

Wizards guard John Wall and more on the news of Kyrie Irving’s season-ending knee injury:

KLove and Ky with season ending injuries in the playoffs. extremely tough draw for CLE — Kendall Marshall (@KButter5) June 5, 2015

NFL Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe on process over results:

USMNT defender DeAndre Yedlin on USA’s wild comeback to beat the Netherlands:

Seahawks punter Jon Ryan on method acting:

All the waiters in LA are aspiring actors. If my waitress’s next audition is for a part as a good waitress she totally won’t get it. — Jon Ryan (@JonRyan9) June 5, 2015

Clippers guard Jamal Crawford and Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas on getting a shout-out from an idol:

@JCrossover @alleniverson same with me bro. I wore the sleeve just because AI did, I got tats because of him. He’s a real #legend — Isaiah Thomas (@Isaiah_Thomas) June 6, 2015

Padres first baseman Cody Decker and Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan on scouting:

A’s pitcher Sean Doolittle on fitting in:

Congrats on your debut @PatVenditte! (I wrote u this card with my right hand because I want to be ambidextrous too!) — Sean Doolittle (@whatwouldDOOdo) June 6, 2015

WTA player Caroline Wozniacki on crises averted:

Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney on being over it:

…or not:

Blazers center Meyers Leonard on evens splits:

And finally, Rams defensive end Chris Long on being 2 fast 2 furious:

Got into a #tokyodrift NYC parking lot foot race tonight. thought I was just a big slow random dude. Not in this lot. — Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) June 6, 2015

…and 2 awake:

I’m sorry remember the Titans, top gun, Hoosiers are overrated. — Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) June 6, 2015 You want to see a good sports movie go watch Warrior. Most miss the mark. — Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) June 6, 2015 Sandlot is not overrated — Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) June 6, 2015 The Wrestler is not overrated — Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) June 6, 2015 He got game…good sports movie — Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) June 6, 2015 Best sports movie speech… Any Given Sunday — Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) June 6, 2015 Other good sports movies: jerry Maguire, major league, tin cup, bull Durham — Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) June 6, 2015 Shit I outlasted everyone who’s still awake — Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) June 6, 2015 What are we gonna talk about — Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) June 6, 2015