Tuesday, February 11, 2003
Borrowed from my friend Justin's blog... because if I didn't laugh, I might shed a man-tear.
"We're going to turn this team around 360 degrees." -Jason Kidd
"Are you any relation to your brother Marv?"
-Basketball player Leon Wood to announcer Steve Albert
"I can't really remember the names of the clubs that we went
to." -Shaquille O'Neal on whether he had visited the Parthenon
during his visit to Greece.
"My sister's expecting a baby, and I don't know if I'm going to
be an uncle or an aunt." -Chuck Nevitt , North Carolina State
basketball player, explaining to Coach Jim Valvano why he
appeared nervous at practice, 1982.
-Tom Nissalke, New coach of the NBA's Houston Rockets, when
asked how he pronounced his name, 1966.
"I'm going to graduate on time, no matter how long it takes."
-Senior basketball player at the University of Pittsburgh
"I want all the kids to do what I do, to look up to me. I want
all the kids to copulate me." -Chicago Cubs outfielder Andre
Dawson on being a role model
"I lost it in the sun!" -Billy Loes, Brooklyn Dodgers Pitcher, after fumbling a
"You guys line up alphabetically by height."-Bill Peterson, a Florida State football coach
"Men, I want you just thinking of one word all season. One word
and one word only: Super Bowl." -Bill Peterson, football coach
"He treats us like men. He lets us wear earrings."
-Torrin Polk, University of Houston receiver, on his coach,
John Jenkins, 1991
"I don't care what the tape says. I didn't say it."
-Football coach Ray Malavasi
"I may be dumb, but I'm not stupid."
-Former football player/announcer Terry Bradshaw
"I'm not allowed to comment on lousy officiating."
-Jim Finks, New Orleans Saints G.M., when asked after a loss
what he thought of the refs, 1986
"Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a
guy like Norman Einstein." -Football commentator and former
player Joe Theismann
"I want to rush for 1,000 or 1,500 yards, whichever comes first. -New Orleans Saint RB George Rogers
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