Sports

  • Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard.


    Practice, Sports, Talent, Work

  • Don't force your kids into sports. I never was. To this day, my dad has never asked me to go play golf. I ask him. It's the child's desire to play that matters, not the parent's desire to have the child play. Fun. Keep it fun.


    Sports

  • The ski are the most capricious things on earth.


    Sports

  • All gong and no dinner. We just wish Anna (Kournikova) would win something aside from our hearts.


    Sports

  • Like a Volvo, Bjorn Borg is rugged, has good after-sales service, and is very dull.


    Sports, Tennis

  • 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.


    Sports, Tennis

  • I call tennis the McDonalds of sport. You go in they make a quick buck out of you and you’re out.


    Sports, Tennis

  • No one is more sensitive about his game than the week-end tennis player.


    Sports, Tennis

  • In other sports, the ‘lateral euphemism’ is in its infancy. At Wimbledon, for example they have only just realised that ‘perfectionist’ can be used to represent ‘extremely bad tempered’. In soccer the form of the encoded adjective is well developed . ‘Tenacious’, for example always means ‘small’.


    Football, Sports, Tennis

  • The fascination of shooting as a sport depends on whether you are at the right or the wrong end of the gun.


    Sports

  • I used to think that the only use for sport was to give small boys something else to kick besides me.


    Sports

  • I have observed in women of her type a tendency to regard all athletics as inferior forms of foxhunting.


    Sports

  • The atmosphere here is like a cross between the Munich Beer festival and the Coliseum in Rome when the Christians were on the menu.
    (commenting on a Darts match.)


    Sports

  • I am here to propose a toast to sports writers . It is up to you whether you stand or not.


    Cricket, Sports

  • I can’t see who is in the lead but it’s either Oxford or Cambridge .


    Sports

  • I hate all sports as rabidly as a person who likes sports hates common sense.


    Sports

  • Rodeoing is about the only sport you can’t fix. You’d have to talk to the bulls and horses and they wouldn’t understand you.


    Sports

  • Sport is an inarticulate human expression and its practitioners should not be blamed for being, a lot of the time, pretty inarticulate.


    Sports

  • I remain of the opinion that there is no game from bridge to cricket that is not improved by a little light conversation; a view which is shared by a small and unjustly despised minority.


    Sports

  • All you need to do to warm up is sit on the bog, have a crap and read the match programme.


    Sports

  • The sport of skiing consists of wearing three thousand dollars worth of clothes and equipment and driving two hundred miles in the snow in order to stand around at a bar and get drunk.


    Sports