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:

Poker player Phil Ivey on breaking all the rules:

Dodgers pitcher Brett Anderson on over-explanation:

Padres minor league first baseman Cody Decker doesn’t care:

Liberty guard Cappie Pondexter on variety:

Twins pitcher Phil Hughes on his backup plan:

Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle on performance enhancement:

Good news! I also had the doc inject slider serum into my shoulder so I have another pitch now! * does one arm cartwheels past the haters*

Sean Doolittle (@whatwouldDOOdo)

Hall of Fame pitcher Randy Johnson on dead men walking:

Don’t people know better then to walk in front of you while playing Darts #BigMistake

Randy Johnson (@RJ51Photos)

Redskins defensive lineman Chris Baker on #UrbanDictionary:

Colts tight end Coby Fleener, fashionista:

Redskins safety Ryan Clark on the underdog:

NFL kicker Lawrence Tynes on swelling:

LPGA golfer Becky Morgan on people watching:

Bills running back Boobie Dixon on emojealousy: