Sports and Sports Figures

Sports or Sports Figures


 “I don’t expect to win enough games to be put on N.C.A.A. probation. I just want to win enough to warrant an investigation.”

Bob Devaney, Nebraska Football Coach


“The word ‘genius’ isn’t applicable in football. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein.”
-Joe Theisman, quarterback and sports analyst


It’s a humbling thing being humble.”

–Former Ohio State running back Maurice Clarett


“I have a God-given talent. I got it from my dad.”

Julian Wakefield, Missouri basketball player


“He’s a guy who gets up at six o’clock in the morning regardless of what time it is.”

Lou Duva, veteran boxing trainer, on the Spartan training regime of heavyweight Andrew Golota


“We’re going to turn this team around 360 degrees.”
Jason Kidd, upon his drafting to the Dallas Mavericks


“Sometimes they write what I say and not what I mean.”

Pedro Guerrero, major leaguer


“Chemistry is a class you take in high school or college, where you figure out two plus two is 10, or something.”
Dennis Rodman, NBA Basketball player, on Chicago Bull’s team chemistry being overrated


Strangely, in slow motion replay, the ball seemed to hang in the air for even longer.”
David Acfield


“Sure there have been injuries and deaths in boxing – but none of them serious.”

Alan Minter, Boxer


“Men, I want you just thinking of one word all season. One word and one word only: Super Bowl.”

Bill Peterson, football coach


A fellow has to have faith in God above and Rollie Fingers in the bullpen.
Alvin Dark


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