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:

Warriors guard Klay Thompson & more on pro surfer Mick Fanning narrowly escaping a shark attack:

Dodgers pitchers
Brandon McCarthy and Brett Anderson on the brilliance of teammate Zack Greinke:

A’s outfielder
Josh Reddick on being #TeamCena:

Steelers running back
DeAngelo Williams and more on the return of WWE’s The Undertaker:

Orioles pitcher
Steve Johnson and more on Sunday vibes:

NBA guards Brandon Jennings and Brandon Rush on the love/hate relationship of #AppleLife:

Former Rutgers defensive tackle
Eric LeGrand on one-way streets:

Giants guard Geoff Schwartz on school spirit:

Saints safety
Rafael Bush on preparation:

Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo shoots, he scores:

Seahawks punter
Jon Ryan on peaking early:

…and then topping it:

And finally, prep basketball player
Ron Artest III on The Legend of Riley Curry, Continued: