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:

Lakers guard Kobe Bryant and WTA player Victoria Azarenka on the greatness of  Serena Williams:

Sun forward Chiney Ogwumike on late contact:

Cubs pitcher Jon Lester and more on Lester recording his first career hit in 67 ABs:

Cardinals (and former Notre Dame) wide receiver Michael Floyd on making like Rudy:

NFL linebacker  Lance Briggs on important questions:

USWNT forward  Sydney Leroux on celebrating in style:

Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr.on burger experimentation:

Burgerking in Japan has a new red and black burgers. would you try them? I know i wouldn’t… — Steve Smith Sr (@89SteveSmith) July 7, 2015

Nothing was the same:

Padres first baseman Cody Decker on branding potential:

Former MLB pitcher Roy Halladay on lighting up the radar gun:

Redskins linebacker Keenan Robinson on modern miracles:

Shock guard Skylar Diggins on #SurgeryLife:

WTA player Alison Riske on buzzer beaters:

Former MLB outfielder Barry Bonds on famous friends:

And finally, NBA guard Aaron Brooks on … everything: