1001 Stupid Sports Quotes: Jaw-Dropping, Stupefying, and Amazing Expressions from the World's Best Athletes

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* New Orleans Saint RB George Rogers, when asked about the upcoming season: "I want to rush for 1,000 or 1,500 yards, whichever comes first."

* Shaquille O'Neal on whether he had visited the Parthenon during his visit to Greece: "I can't really remember the names of the clubs that we went to."

* Pat Williams, Orlando Magic general manager, on his team's 7-27 record: "We can't win at home. We can't win on...

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Overview

If you're a sports fan or just a fan of funny, 1001 Stupid Sports Quotes is sure to be a winner!

 

 

* New Orleans Saint RB George Rogers, when asked about the upcoming season: "I want to rush for 1,000 or 1,500 yards, whichever comes first."

* Shaquille O'Neal on whether he had visited the Parthenon during his visit to Greece: "I can't really remember the names of the clubs that we went to."

* Pat Williams, Orlando Magic general manager, on his team's 7-27 record: "We can't win at home. We can't win on the road. I just can't figure out where else to play."

* Phillies first baseman John Kruk: "I'm not an athlete. I'm a professional baseball player."

 

* Islanders goalie Chico Resch: "If I wasn't talking, I wouldn't know what to say."

 

 

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781599210124
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/1/2007
  • Series: 1001
  • Edition description: First
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Randy Howe, athlete and teacher, is author of the four-book Weekend Warrior series, with titles on golf, football, softball, and basketball, published by the Lyons Press. When not writing, he plays sports seasonally and collects dumb sports quotes.

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Sample quotes for 1001 Stupid Sports Quotes

"I don't see it happening unless every NBA player is given a stipend to buy clothes."
- Denver Nuggets' Marcus Camby, who makes $8 million a year, on the NBA's proposed dress code

"I don't have to worry about what people think of me, whether they hate me or not. People hated on Jesus.”
- Philadelphia Eagles WR Terrell Owens, comparing himself to Jesus

"If I'd have had a gun, I'd have probably shot him."
- Seattle manager Mike Hargrove, on Mariners reliever Julio Mateo, who gave up two solo homers while recording only two outs in the seventh against the Toronto Blue Jays (5/30/05)

"They are an NBA team, and it is hard to play those teams."
- Phoenix Suns Head Coach Mike D'Antoni, on the San Antonio Spurs (3/10/05)

"My biggest weakness is my sensitivity. I'm too sensitive."
- Mike Tyson, former heavyweight champion, on his character flaws (3/10/05)

"Satan, take your hands off this team!"
- evangelist Carol Thomas, who led a prayer before a Hornets home game--she pleaded for a victory and blamed supernatural powers for New Orleans' struggles this season (3/2/05)

"I'll take 14 out of 15 any day of the week, any week of the month, any month of the year, any year of the century. I don't know what comes after century."
- Miami Heat's Shaquille O'Neal, on having the teams 14-game winning streak snapped (1/3/05)

"He scares me to death."
- O.J. Simpson, on the talents of Oklahoma running back Adrian Peterson (1/3/05)

"If, for example, a player were to go and stand in the center of the court and moon the fans, as far as we're concerned that's not on the court."
- NBA player union director Billy Hunter, arguing that Stern shouldn't have final authority on the Pacer's suspensions because the incident didn't constitute "on-court behavior" (12/9/04)

"The Marlins are committed to South Florida."
- Bruce Rubin, a spokesman for Marlins, after owner Jeffrey Loria met with Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman to discuss relocating the team (12/9/04)

"I told him, cheat on me all you want. If you get caught, I'm going to [sleep with] everybody on your entire team -- coaches, trainers, players. I would do everybody on his whole team."
- Anna Benson, explaining what would happen if husband / Mets' pitcher Kris cheated on her (12/7/04)

"Why would I want to help them win a title?" They're not doing anything for me. I'm at risk.
I have a lot of risk here. I got my family to feed."
- Minnesota Timberwolves' Latrell Sprewell, on his contract negotiations (10/31/04)

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Table of Contents


The Pregame Report     vii
The Four Major Sports     1
From Soccer to Squash: All the Other Sports     215
More Stupid Cliches     311
The Postgame Report     323
Index     327
About the Author     339
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