Subject: Sports

The sun has been there for 500, 600 years.

American baseball player

The music sounds better, the wine tastes sweeter and the girls look better when we win.

professional baseball player

Colin Meads is the kind of player you expect to see emerging from a ruck with the remains of a jockstrap between his teeth.

Papua New Guinean rugby player

Football doesn’t build character; it eliminates the weak ones.

(1924 – 2012) American football player & coach

Playing football in the morning is like eating cabbage for breakfast.

Those trees seem to grow every year…

British professional golfer & commentator

If I survived the Marines, I can survive Ali.

American boxer

Well, I see in the game in Minnesota that Terry Felton has relieved himself on the mound in the second inning.

sportscaster & former professional baseball player

That’s the fastest time ever run – but it’s not as fast as the world record.

(1926 – ) English sports commentator

He was the only man I ever saw who ran his own interference.

professional football player & coach

I'm actually getting to sleep before I have breakfast.

(1950 – ) American boxer & actor

How would you know, Sean? When I was playing you were in your 3rd year of 8th grade?

Canadian hockey player & commentator

One rule I had was make your best pitch and back up third base; that relay might get away and you’ve got another shot at him.

(1908 – 1989) American baseball player

Bert's wallet is like an onion. Any time he opens it, he starts crying.

Canadian hockey player

I’m traveling to all 51 states to see who can stop #85.

professional football player (#85)

I was three-quarters down the list of guys I would be facing in my first game when I realized I was looking at our own roster.

Canadian hockey player

He could hit better with a broken arm than we could with two good arms.

(1924 – 2014) American baseball player & announcer

And now, coming into the game is the five-ton junior from Canton, Ohio.

 A good fighting club will beat a club that has superstars on it every time.

Canadian hockey coach & general manager

Fred Davis, the doyen of snooker, now 67 years of age and too old to get his leg over, prefers to use his left hand.

BBC commentator

Senators Maintain Their Hold On Devils

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