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:

Mavs forward Dirk Nowitzki and more on Novak Djokovic winning his third Wimbledon title:

Grizzlies guard Tony Allen on hidden talents:

Dolphins defensive end Derrick Shelby on embarrassing moments:

Knicks guard Jerian Grant on the alley-oop learning curve:

NFL kickers Graham Gano and Mason Crosby on test day:

World Cup champion Ali Krieger on home sweet home:

Dolphins running back Lamar Miller and more on important questions:

Former WNBA guard Dawn Staley and former NFL defensive end Marcellus Wiley on weekend eating:

Pirates centerfielder Andrew McCutchen on timeless art:

World Cup champion Megan Rapinoe throws out the first pitch at the Mariners game:

And finally, former NFL safety Ryan Clark on The Walking Dead: