This is why some athletes could never have real jobs.
“When you get that nice celebration coming into the dugout and you’re getting your ass hammered by guys…there’s no better feeling than to have that done” — Matt Stairs
“We’re going to turn this team around 360 degrees.” — Jason Kidd
“I owe a lot to my parents, especially my mother and father” — Greg Norman
“Any time Detroit scores more than 100 points and holds the other team below 100 points, they almost always win.” — Doug Collins
Reporter: “Did you visit the Parthenon while in Greece?”Shaquille O’Neill: “I can’t really remember the names of all the clubs we went to.”
“Left hand, right hand, it doesn’t matter. I’m amphibious.” — Charles Shackleford
Football commentator and former player Joe Theismann, 1996: “Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein.
Bill Peterson, a Florida State football coach: “You guys line upalphabetically by height.” And, “You guys pair up in groups of three, thenline up in a circle.”
Chuck Nevitt, North Carolina State basketball player, explaining to CoachJim Valvano why he appeared nervous at practice: “My sister’s expecting ababy, and I don’t know if I’m going to be an uncle or an aunt.”
Frank Layden, Utah Jazz president, on a former player: I told him, ‘Son,what is it with you? Is it ignorance or apathy?’ He said, ‘Coach, I don’tknow and I don’t care.’”
Shelby Metcalf, basketball coach at Texas A&M, recounting what he told aplayer who received four F’s and one D. “Son, looks to me like you’respending too much time on one subject.”