SportByte™ Archives — April 2014
Posted 04.30.14 — "All right, no limping. If you have to limp, don't scrimmage. If you want to scrimmage, don't limp." — Red Blaik, football coach [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.29.14 — "The hardest part of losing is knowing you have failed those who are depending on you." — Johnny Roach, football playerr [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.28.14 — "One sign of a hero is if you feel enhanced simply when talking about him — recounting his feats, recalling a time when your own little life was touched by his." — Roger Rosenblatt, sportswriter [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.27.14 — "Some days you want broccoli, other days Hostess Ding Dongs. Don't ask why." — Scott Tinely, triathlete [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.26.14 — "People come out to see you perform and you've got to give them the best you have within you." — Jesse Owens, track and field Olympic Gold Medalist [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.25.14 — "Fighting has been part of hockey for 50 years. It'll be with us another 50. Count on it." — John Ferguson, hockey player [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.24.14 — "Rushing the passer is grueling work. It requires a great outlay of speed, strength, energy and determination. A man must drive himself if he is going to break through on every pass play." — Stanley Woodward, sportswriter [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.23.14 — "How many guys we got in this league — 1,500? Well, that means there are 1,495 guys he can't lick." — Bill Parcells, football coach, referring to his kicker, who had told the media he wanted to get in some hits during an upcoming game [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.22.14 — "It's not the fact that men love football that makes modern woman want to scream ... It's the assumption that she is incapable of loving it, too." — Sally Jenkins, writer [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.21.14 — "I am a kicker, but I'm tough. On kickoffs, I'll barrel through there and knock those runners right on my fanny." — Errol Mann, football player [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.20.14 — "A life is not important, but for the impact it has on others' lives." — Jackie Robinson, baseball player [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.19.14 — "Pro football is like nuclear warfare. There are no winners, only survivors." — Frank Gifford, football player [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.18.14 — "Managing is getting paid for home runs that somebody else hits." — Casey Stengel, baseball manager [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.17.14 — "We're basically a save-the-whales team; we can't turn down big people who can play." — George Young, NFL team executive [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.16.14 — "How many other times a year do you get to see dogs with better haircuts than their owners?" — Linda Stasi, journalist, writing about dog shows [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.15.14 — "That last one sounded kind of high to me." — Babe Ruth, baseball player, questioning the umpire about three fast pitches that he had not seen [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.14.14 — "Nothing." — Ted Williams, baseball player, when asked what he was thinking about during his last at-bat, when he hit a home run [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.13.14 — "Vince fears high winds make every forward pass a gamble. To Vincent T. Lombardi, gambling on a football field is a crime against nature." — Red Smith, sportswriter, writing about Vince Lombardi, football coach [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.12.14 — "He thinks when I was born I was already 60 years old and had a wooden leg and came here to manage." — Casey Stengel, baseball manager, on Mickey Mantle, baseball player [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.11.14 — "Today, I consider myself the luckiest man in the world." — Lou Gehrig, baseball player, as he retired due to the effects of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, which has come to be known as Lou Gehrig's Disease [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.10.14 — "He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life." — Muhammad Ali, boxer [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.09.14 — "He doesn't cook very well." — Michael Chang, when asked to describe any weakness of fellow tennis champion Pete Sampras [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.08.14 — "I teach them how to grab the guy's shirt and step on their toes." — Bob Zawoluk, assistant basketball coach, Lehman College [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.07.14 — "Losing is no disgrace if you've given your best." — Jim Palmer, baseball player [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.06.14 — "You've got to be a son-of-a-##### to play this game right." — Carl Brettschnieder, football player [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.05.14 — "The critics agree the Yale band was two steps faster than Harvard's." — Red Smith, sportswriter [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.04.14 — "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 04.03.14 — "Life in basketball has a lot of suffering in it." — Pat Riley, basketball coach [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.02.14 — "Of all athletic forms, running is perhaps the most taxing and the most exciting; that is, when carried to the extreme." — Alfred Shrubb, champion runner [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]

Posted 04.01.14 — "Sport is human life in microcosm." — Howard Cosell, broadcaster [The Ultimate Dictionary of Sports Quotations]
 

    
 

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