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:

Bears guard Kyle Long on the Wells Report’s conclusion that the Patriots probably deflated balls:

Former NFL linebacker Shawne Merriman on skepticism about the Report:

Former NFL offensive lineman
Damien Woody asks the important #DeflateGate question:

PGA golfer
Martin Kaymer gets ready for Bayern Munich vs. Barcelona in Champions League:

Pro lacrosse player Paul Rabil on Messi’s greatness in Barça’s 3-0 first-leg win:

Saints defensive end
Cameron Jordan on conquering a new sport:

LPGA player
Jessica Korda on meeting Taylor Swift: 

Former ATP player Patrick McEnroe on tennis crossing over:

Tigers pitcher
David Price on impressive teammates:

USWNT player Abby Wambach on abandonment:

Trailblazers center
Meyers Leonard on the same old:

Former NBA center Jason Collins on meeting – and getting a Finals prediction from – Elton John:

Jaguars defensive end
Jared Odrick on when Instagram-liking goes wrong: