SportByte™ Archives — November 2014
Posted 11.30.14 — "Heroes and cowards feel exactly the same fear. Heroes just react to it differently." — Cus D'Amato, boxing trainer [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.29.14 — "If you make plays and the team wins, the fans will be fine. I don't worry about the fans." — Donavan McNabb, football player [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.28.14 — "Whether in sports or politics, competition in and of itself is good." — Bill Bradley, basketball player and U.S. Senator [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.27.14 — "There's a foot difference between a halo and a noose." — Bobby Bowden, football coach [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.26.14 — "You've taken my team away from me." — Tom Landry, football coach, on the day he was fired [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.25.14 — "Fishing is a jerk at one end of the line waiting for a jerk at the other end." — Mark Twain, humorist and author [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.24.14 — "Baseball is what we were. Football is what we have become." — Mary McGrory, journalist [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.23.14 — "Lifting a barbell ain't like eating no watermelon." — Toad, U.S. Olympic weightlifter [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.22.14 — "The ball sailed so high that when it came down it was coated with ice." — Bill McGeehan, sportswriter, on one of Babe Ruth's home runs [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.21.14 — "He wants Texas back." — Tommy Lasorda, baseball manager, on negotiations with Fernando Valenzuela, Mexican-born pitcher [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.20.14 — "Golf is a good walk spoiled." — Mark Twain, humorist and author [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.19.14 — "He's probably never been to Minnesota." — Willie Mosconi, pool player, on infamous hustler 'Minnesota Fats' [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.18.14 — "I'm sick of people talking about money, money, money all the time." — Shaquille O'Neal, basketball player [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.17.14 — "If (broadcaster) Howard Cosell was a sport, it would be Roller Derby." — Jimmy Cannon, sportswriter [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.16.14 — "I made some mistakes – my immaturity is the one thing that sticks out – but I've learned a lot. Sometimes that takes time." — Kerry Collins, football player [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.15.14 — "A reporter asked me once if I'd ever seen (Dallas Cowboys coach) Tom Landry laugh. 'No,' I answered, 'I only played nine years.' " — Jerry Glanville, football player [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.14.14 — "There is no room in baseball for a clown." — Chuck Dressen, baseball manager, to Bob Uecker, baseball player [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.13.14 — "Ain't no man can avoid being born average, but ain't no man got to be common." — Satchel Paige, baseball player [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.12.14 — "Golf is the most fun you can have without taking your clothes off." — Chi Chi Rodriguez, golfer [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.11.14 — "When I watch myself on film, sometimes I don't even believe some of the things I do." — Walter Payton, football player [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.10.14 — "You wolves been howling for blood all year. Maybe this'll shut you up." — John King, baseball player, as he threw fifty chunks of meat into the stands [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.09.14 — "Sport is a right of the people." — Fidel Castro, communist dictator of Cuba [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.08.14 — "I don't like money, but it quiets my nerves." — Joe Lewis, boxer [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.07.14 — "Things are never quite a good as they seem. Things are never quite as bad as they seem. In between falls reality." — John Calipari, basketball coach [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.06.14 — "Trying to sneak a fastball past Hank Aaron is like trying to sneak a sunrise past a rooster." — Curt Simmons, baseball player [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.05.14 — "Managing is like holding a dove in your hand. Squeeze too hard and you kill it; not hard enough and it flies away." — Tommy Lasorda, baseball manager [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.04.14 — "That boy is too clumsy and too slow." — Branch Rickey, baseball executive, on then-unknown prospect Yogi Berra [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.03.14 — "I despise losing and would do anything to avoid it." — Michael Jordan, basketball player [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.02.14 — "When I began playing the game, baseball was about as gentlemanly as a kick in the crotch." — Ty Cobb, baseball player [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 11.01.14 — "I am a rich man. Just look at my arms. All of my money is in my veins." — Earl Manigault, Harlem playground basketball legend and ex-convict, on his drug history [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]
 

    
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