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:

MLB pitcher Brandon Beachy on Notre Dame’s Music City Bowl defense:

Live look at Notre Dame’s defense — Brandon Beachy (@Brandon_Beachy) December 30, 2014

Rams defensive end Chris Long has the cure for your blues:

If I’m having a bad day I just blast “we gonna make it” @Therealkiss guaranteed fix. — Christopher Long (@JOEL9ONE) December 30, 2014

Vodka and ice helps too — Christopher Long (@JOEL9ONE) December 30, 2014

Ohio State alum Brian Hartline and these babies are ready for Bama:

Will be in NOLA in about 36hrs. — Brian Hartline (@brianhartline) December 31, 2014

Retired Broncos wide receiver Ed McCaffrey on getting it wrong:

So @ESPN — you keep ID-ing some guy as me and giving him some great airtime but it isn’t me! Seriously. — Ed McCaffrey (@87ed) December 31, 2014

And NHL left winger Paul Bissonnette feels his pain:

When Google spells your name wrong and chirps you in Time Square…. — Paul Bissonnette (@BizNasty2point0) December 31, 2014

Falcons wide receiver Roddy White‘s son has speed:

My son takes the fastest showers I have ever seen hope he runs that fast when he gets older — Roddy White (@roddywhiteTV) December 31, 2014

Don’t judge LPGA golfer Meredith Duncan:

Yep. Totally just got caught groovin at a red light. Singing and dancing. I have no shame. They didn’t stop me from it. — Meredith Duncan (@Meredith_Duncan) December 31, 2014

Former NBA player DeQuan Joneson pet peeves:

She hate when i eat chips in the bed. — Dequan Jones (@jetjones18) December 31, 2014

The dream’s finally real for Suns forward Marcus Morris:

When u get a bobble head u know you’ve made it lol #foe — Marcus Morris (@MookMorris2) December 30, 2014

Raiders punter Marquette King just wants regular pants:

Tryin to find some regular pants and all stores got out now is joggers. EVERYBODY AINT TRYIN TO WEAR NO JOGGERS! — Marquette King (@MarquetteKing) December 30, 2014

Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson has the perfect storm for New Year’s Eve:

Mistletoe as the ball drops will allow you to kiss multiple people in record time… — Chad Johnson (@ochocinco) December 30, 2014

And Women’s tennis player Eugenie Bouchard may not be included:

French onion soup & garlic bread… Someone’s not getting a New Years kiss tonight lol — Eugenie Bouchard (@geniebouchard) December 31, 2014

Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings has his own New Year’s Eve plans:

2015. Imma just be like this, reading ppl tweets & IG bout them changing and doing— BRANDON JENNINGS (@BrandonJennings)December 31, 2014

LPGA golfer  Sophie Gustafson on her New Year’s Eve workout:

Last run of the year is done! The only work left now is raising the champagne to my gob. Happy New Year my friends!!! — Sophie Gustafson (@SophieGustafson) December 31, 2014

Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney is counting down:

AHHH — McKayla Maroney (@McKaylaMaroney) December 30, 2014