Dumb Sports Quotes

We must have had 99 per cent of the match. It was the other three per cent that cost us.
- Ruud Gullit

Winning doesn't really matter as long as you win.
- Vinny Jones

I would not be bothered if we lost every game as long as we won the League.
- Mark Viduka

"Let no one accuse baseball of not being tough on drugs. During his baseball career, Steve Howe was given 7 lifetime suspensions."

- Bill Ferraro, baseball fan

"Sparky is the only guy I know who's written more books than he has read."
- Ernie Harwell (broadcaster), on Sparky Anderson's autobiography "They Call Me Sparky".

"People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring."

- Rogers Hornsby

"I say this from the bottom of my heart, that if you don't root for the Dodgers, you might not get into Heaven."

- Tommy Lasoda

"I will perish this trophy forever." - Johnny Logan

"I know the name but I can't replace the face." - Johnny Logan

"Best player ever? I'd have to go with the immoral Babe Ruth." - Johnny Logan

After playing an exhibition game in Canada, Logan was surprised to learn that "even the kids speak French."

I dunno. I never smoked any Astroturf."

-Tug McGraw, asked whether he preferred grass or Astroturf

"The only reason I don't like playing in the World Series is I can't watch myself play."

-Reggie Jackson

"People think we make $3 million and $4 million a year. They don't realize that most of us only make $500,000."

-Pete Incaviglia, baseball player, 1990

"[My] career was sputtering until [I] did a 360 and got headed in the right direction."

- NBA star Tracy McGrady, after signing with the Orlando Magic on Thursday.

"I'll always be Number 1 to myself."

-Moses Malone

"Sure there have been injuries and deaths in boxing - but none of them serious"

-Alan Minter

"Fear was absolutely necessary. Without it, I would have been scared to death."

-Floyd Patterson, former heavyweight boxing champion.

"You can sum up this sport in two words: You never know."

-Lou Duva, boxing trainer

"I owe a lot to my parents, especially my mother and father"

-Greg Norman

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