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:

Chirp don’t lie:

Rockets forward Sam Dekkerand more on Wisconsin men’s basketball coach Bo Ryan’s retirement:

This is tough to watch..Thank you Coach Ryan for molding me into a young man. Wish I could argue with you one more time. All love to Pops!! — Sam Dekker (@dekker) December 16, 2015

It’s been an honor. Thanks Coach, for everything. — Zak Showalter (@ZShowbball333) December 16, 2015

#Mood: — Gabrielle Douglas (@gabrielledoug) December 16, 2015


Skate date with nephew Syd in Bondi! — Torah Bright (@TorahBright) December 15, 2015


Olympic sprinter Allyson Felixand more on #ShoeGame:

Kanye is really running the shoe game — Torrey Smith (@TorreySmithWR) December 15, 2015

Suns guard Devin Bookerand more on important questions:

Best restaurants in San Fran? — Devin Booker (@DevinBook) December 16, 2015


Took the kiddo to see Santa yesterday ? — Griff Whalen (@GriffWhalen) December 15, 2015

And finally, Steelers cornerback Brandon Boykinshares some #ChirpFacts: