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:

Dodgers pitcher Brett Anderson on Max Scherzer‘s reported $210 million deal:

Women’s tennis player Caroline Wozniacki on new blood:

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski explaining #DeflateGate:

Former  NFL offensive lineman Mark Schlereth on excuses:

Former Duke basketball star Jay Williams on going for 1,ooo:

NFL defensive end Adam Carriker on roadblocks:

Women’s tennis player Maria Sharapova on getting denied:

NASCAR driver Danica Patrick and retired MLB 3B Chipper Jones are having #PlaneIssues:

Meanwhile, Rams defensive end Chris Long (A.K.A. Logan Howlett?) isn’t having such a bad flight:

This Virgin flight is awesome. Could only be better if they had a benihana’s onboard. Richard Branson, you may use my idea.

Logan Howlett (@JOEL9ONE) January 19, 20

Bengals running back Jeremy Hill on good parenting:

Saints safety Rafael Bush on selective Skittling:

Rays outfielder Kevin Kiermaier is adding to his resume:

Texans running back Arian Fosteron extraterrestrials: