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:

Hey, what’s up? Hello:

Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte on nailing it:

USWNT defender Kelley O’Hara on paradoxes:

NASCAR driver Jamie McMurray on #WhipEnvy:

Kings forward Willie Cauley-Stein on big plans:

Grizzlies guard Tony Allen on how [takes off sunglasses] times change:

Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson on trusting your instincts:

Pacers guard Paul George on #FishingBrags:

Tigers pitcher Daniel Norris and more on important questions:

Spurs guard Tony Parker with some fans:

Shock guard Skylar Diggins and more celebrate National Left-Handers Day:

Professional snowboarder Mark McMorris on making the meme come to you:

And finally, Senior Hot Take Correspondent D’Angelo Russell with today’s hot take:

Honestly Tracy McGrady might have been the GOAT! — D’Angelo Russell (@Dloading) August 13, 2015

As always, all takes at The Chirp are rigorously fact-checked:

@Dloading facts. — Chris McCullough (@briskuno) August 13, 2015