New Yorkers love it when you spill your guts out there. Spill your guts at Wimbledon and they make you stop and clean it up.
Perhaps the single most important element in mastering the techniques and tactics of racing is experience. But once you have the fundamentals, acquiring the experience is a matter of time.
You don't suffer, kill yourself and take the risks I take just for money. I love bike racing.
Golf is played by twenty million mature American men whose wives think they are out having fun.
What other people may find in poetry or art museums, I find in the flight of a good drive.
Don't play too much golf. Two rounds a day are plenty.
The only thing a golfer needs is more daylight.
Relax? How can anybody relax and play golf? You have to grip the club, don't you?
The two most important things in life are good friends and a strong bullpen.
I'm a competitive person and I love the challenge of mastering new things.
You know they're not going to lose 162 consecutive games.
The fewer rules a coach has, the fewer rules there are for players to break.
I'm not buddy-buddy with the players. If they need a buddy, let them buy a dog.
Pro football is like nuclear warfare. There are no winners, only survivors.
I went through baseball as "a player to be named later."
One thing you learned as a Cubs fan: when you bought you ticket, you could bank on seeing the bottom of the ninth.
Baseball is a public trust. Players turn over, owners turn over and certain commissioners turn over. But baseball goes on.
Other sports play once a week but this sport is with us every day.
Olympism is the marriage of sport and culture.
Juan Antonio Samaranch
Many baseball fans look upon an umpire as a sort of necessary evil to the luxury of baseball, like the odor that follows an automobile.
He hits it long. His shoulders are impressively quick through the ball. That's where he's getting his power from. He's young and has great elasticity.
Football is violence and cold weather and sex and college rye.
I was showing early symptoms of becoming a professional baseball man. I was lying to the press.
Tennis and golf are best played, not watched.
Play is the only way the highest intelligence of humankind can unfold.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
He hits the ball a long way and he knows how to win.
He's got an overall flair for the game. It looks to me like he really loves what he does and he can't wait to get up in the morning, go hit some balls and go play.
You spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time.
Any time Detroit scores more than 100 points and holds the other team below 100 points they almost always win.
The bell that tolls for all in boxing belongs to a cash register.
What's unfortunate about buying a pitcher for $12 million is that he carries no warranty.
He's got everything. He' not a great player yet because he hasn't won any major championships, but it's a matter of time. He's an outstanding talent. I didn't realize how tall he is.
Overall the fundamentals seem to be there and he's obviously got a very mature head on his shoulders. He's got a kind of presence.
There was endless action - not just football, but sailboats, tennis and other things: movement. There was endless talk - the ambassador at the head of the table laying out the prevailing wisdom, but everyone else weighing in with their opinions and taking part.
If you are going to throw a club, it is important to throw it ahead of you, down the fairway, so you don't have to waste energy going back to pick it up.
There are two theories on hitting the knuckleball. Unfortunately, neither of them works.
The difference in golf and government is that in golf you can't improve your lie.
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