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:

Bears guard Kyle Long and more on World Cup fever:

First point scored in the USWNT game… @AbbyWambach hair +1 — KL (@Ky1eLong) June 8, 2015

USMNT winger Julian Green on all you need to know about who won Game 3 of the Stanley Cup:

Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara and more on National Best Friends Day:

Former MLB player Chipper Jones on simplifying the Draft process:

Dodgers pitcher Brett Anderson on #ThatFeelingWhen the late ‘90s were 18 years ago:

A’s pitcher Sean Doolittle on #VocabFails:

Amphibious? So is he like, a ‘submarine’ pitcher?? (h/t @NeillWoelk) — Sean Doolittle (@whatwouldDOOdo) June 8, 2015

Panthers tight end Greg Olsen and NFL safety Bernard Pollard on guilty pleasures:

Former NBA guard Baron Davis and more on influences:

Seahawks punter Jon Ryan on demographics:

Broncos running back Montee Ball on Anchorman: The Legend of the Broncos Backfield:

And finally, Seahawks punter Jon Ryan on to tweet or not to tweet, that is the question:

…and Hornets forward Cody Zeller on the answer (tweet, of course):

Someone update me on what I missed the past couple of weeks on the Bachelorette! Surely there wasn’t much drama — Cody Zeller (@CodyZeller) June 9, 2015

Check out TPT’s World Cup homepage for ongoing coverage throughout the tournament, including articles by Megan Rapinoe, Christen Press, Julie Johnston and more.