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:

76ers guard Nerlens Noel on West Virginia talking the talk and Kentucky walking the walk:

Former West Virginia Mountaineer Devin Ebanks was still holding out hope at halftime:

Rams defensive end Chris Long bringing you that pop culture x sports analysis as only he can:

Devastating day for West Virginia alums that are One Direction fans. Those people need a Huggins. — Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) March 27, 2015

Three-time CBA champion Stephon Marbury on longevity:

Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman keeps it fresh on Air Max Day:

Former NBA player Chris Webber is perplexed by the thirst:

Texans running back Arian Foster on why reading is fundamental:

Former NFL player Chad Johnson on the rough and lonely life of a South Beach retiree: