Gerald R. FordI know I am getting better at golf because I am hitting fewer spectators.
Phyllis DillerThe reason women don’t play football is because 11 of them would never wear the same outfit in public.
Gordie HoweAll hockey players are bilingual. They know English and profanity.
Pat SpillaneThe first half was even, the second half was even worse.
Thomas SowellSports are the reason I am out of shape. I watch them all on TV.
Bill VeeckBaseball is almost the only orderly thing in a very un-orderly world. If you get three strikes, even the best lawyer in the world can’t get you off.
Jesse VenturaWrestling is ballet with violence.
Sylvester StallonePlaying polo is like trying to play golf during an earthquake.
George BrettIf a tie is like kissing your sister, losing is like kissing your grandmother with her teeth out.
Henry BlahaRugby is a beastly game played by gentlemen; soccer is a gentleman’s game played by beasts; football is a beastly game played by beasts.
Michael JordanI’ve never lost a game I just ran out of time.
Dean SmithIf you make every game a life-and-death thing, you’re going to have problems. You’ll be dead a lot.
Leo DurocherBaseball is like church. Many attend, few understand.
Abe LemonsI don’t have any tricky plays, I’d rather have tricky players.
Dale EarnhardtYou win some, lose some, and wreck some.
Eric MorecambeI think football would become an even better game if someone could invent a ball that kicks back.
Phil WoosnamThe rules of soccer are very simple, basically it is this: if it moves, kick it. If it doesn’t move, kick it until it does.
Frank GiffordPro football is like nuclear warfare. There are no winners, only survivors.
George OrwellSerious sport is war minus the shooting.
Erma BombeckIf a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead.
Nick SeitzThe breakfast of champions is not cereal, it’s the opposition.
Abe LemmonsOne day of practice is like one day of clean living. It doesn’t do you any good.
Derek P.If practice makes perfect, and no one is perfect, why practice?
Jack LemmonIf you think it’s hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball.
Jack HandeyTo me, boxing is like a ballet, except there’s no music, no choreography, and the dancers hit each other.
Ernie BanksThe only way to prove that you’re a good sport is to lose.
Sam SneadI figure practice puts your brains in your muscles.
Pete RoseIt’s a round ball and a round bat, and you got to hit it square.
Bill ShanklyThe trouble with referees is that they know the rules, but they do not know the game.
Randy CrossThe NFL, like life, is full of idiots.
unknownThat awkward moment when you’re wearing Nike’s and you can’t do it.
John MaddenThe fewer rules a coach has, the fewer rules there are for players to break.
Roger KahnTennis and golf are best played, not watched.
Jerome HoltzmanLosing is the great American sin.
Casey StengelIf you can beat a team 6-5, you’re better off than losing 5-4.
Michael HoldingThe most important thing about batting is getting the bat to hit the ball.
Willie MillerFootball games turn on things that are done by players.
Heather WatsonI knew I had to win today, otherwise she would have beaten me.
Rex HudlerIt’s bad to get hit on your chin. Because it’s attached to your head.
Ralph KinnerSolo homers usually come with no one on base.
Geoff BoycottAs the ball gets softer, it loses its hardness.
Emmanuel ArceneauxIn order to start winning, we have to stop losing.
Larry DiekerIt’s hard to get a hit if you strike out.
Howard WilkinsonWe need the players, because without the players we wouldn’t have a team.
Tom WattBetter teams win more often than the teams that are not so good.
John GayTis not that rural sports alone invite, but all the grateful country breathes delight.
Ted WilliamsBaseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.
Leo DurocherBaseball is like church. Many attend; few understand.
Yogi BerraBaseball is 90% mental. The other half is physical.
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