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:

Rams defensive end Chris Long on falling empires:

First SkyMall now RadioShack. These are dangerous times.

Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) February 6, 2015

RIP Radio Shack. Thank you for convincing thousands of sharp folks that my dad is married to Terri Hatcher because they shared a commercial.

Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) February 6, 2015

SkyMall going under was a real killer. Since this broke now I have nowhere to service it and it’s just a hat really.

Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) February 6, 2015

PGA golfer Brandt Snedeker on motivation:

Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis on cyber attacks:

Colts linebacker Shaun Phillips on getting caught between the sheets:

Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander on reckless abandonment:

LPGA golfer Sophie Gustafson on glute activation:

Seahawks punter Jon Ryan on elderly swag:

Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle on headgear:

when you have too much junk in your trunk…

Sean Doolittle (@whatwouldDOOdo) Februar

Orioles pitcher Steve Johnson on waiting for the mailman: