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:

Glad you asked, Kevin Harvick:

Newly minted Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis on his big day:

Steelers running back Josh Harris on — what’s later than a #LatePass:

Lizards midfielder and MLL champ Paul Rabil on #Trophies:

…and belts:

Redskins safety Duke Ihenacho on the word of the day:

NBA rookies Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Bobby Portis on flashing veteran moves early:

Rockies pitcher John Axford on putting the “breaking” in “breaking ‘em in”:

Mercury forward Monique Currie and more on weekend vibes:

Ashanti first album was a banger — who cares (@_blktray) August 8, 2015

Pistons guard Brandon Jennings on #PotionsFromThe6:

Drake dressed like he got magic potions — who cares (@_blktray) August 9, 2015

Wizards guard John Wall and more take an all-expenses-paid trip to Selfie City:

Mm yep! That pose tho#photobombed — A. Pavlyuchenkova (@NastiaPav) August 9, 2015

Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy and more on important questions:

GOP Debate #JordanMeme? #GOP Debate #JordanMeme: — who cares (@_blktray) August 9, 2015

Former NFL wide receiver Braylon Edwards on modest requests:

Knicks coach Derek Fisher and more keep the #StraightOutta memes coming:

Titans tight end Dorin Dickerson on getting hyped for theTrue Detectivefinale:

And finally, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson on making a special appearance:

That Seattle crowd went ABSOLUTELY INSANE when @Ciara and @DangeRussWilson walked out!! I LOVED TONIGHT. — Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) August 9, 2015