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:

USWNT goalkeeper Hope Solo on #That Feeling When the weekend is over but you won the World Cup:

NBA guard Kendall Marshall and more on David West reportedly signing with the Spurs:

wow — RT @daldridgetnt: David West walked from $12M for $1.4M and a chance at a ring. — Kendall Marshall (@KButter5) July 6, 2015

leave 11mil on the table at this stage in my career? HELLLL NAH — RT @Tee_Cain: @KButter5 Would you do that? — Kendall Marshall (@KButter5) July 6, 2015

DWest sittin a lil more pretty than I am right now. lls — Kendall Marshall (@KButter5) July 6, 2015

Nuggets guard Ty Lawson on the winners of the NBA off season:

Marlins infielder Dee Gordon and more on important questions:

A’s pitcher Sean Doolittle on #narrative:

Hey @ESPN how about this instead: 1st All-Star Selection Leads AL Catchers in AVG, H, HR, RBI, BB, OBP, SLG, OPS, WAR — Sean Doolittle (@whatwouldDOOdo) July 7, 2015

…and Smash Mouth:

Hey now, you guys are All Stars. Get your game on, go play. Congrats @SVogt1229 and @SonnyGray2! — Sean Doolittle (@whatwouldDOOdo) July 6, 2015

Dodgers pitcher Brett Anderson on incentive structures:

…and All-Star snubs:

NBA guard Jared Cunninghamon #MathFails:

Padres first baseman Cody Decker and NBA guard Kendall Marshall on strong feelings for weak words:

I hate the word lit. — Kendall Marshall (@KButter5) July 7, 2015

Maybe wake him up for the semifinals, Ian Poulter:

Sixers guard Nik Stauskas on likely stories:

Former Bears tackle Tommie Harrison #TeamFollowBack:

49ers tight end Vernon Davis on #TeamNoSharing:

We interrupt this Chirp for a special fanny-pack PSA from Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills:

Colts long snapper Matt Overton on alternative birthday cakes:

Seahawks punter and Senior Bachelorette Correspondent Jon Ryan on The Bachelorette:

“Jared has to go home” no no no he GETS to go home. Brother you really dodged a bullet there. #TheBachelorette — Jon Ryan (@JonRyan9) July 7, 2015

Thank you ABC for that update on the rejected bachelorette and that hipster guy. Now I’ll be able to sleep tonight. #TheBachelorette — Jon Ryan (@JonRyan9) July 7, 2015

And finally, Rams defensive end Chris Long on the five magic words:

I haven’t tweeted enough lately. — Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) July 7, 2015