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Muzzleloader
01-19-2003, 14:05
Anyone seen these?
Why Athletes Can't Have Real Jobs
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> Chicago Cubs outfielder Andre Dawson on being a role model:
>"I wan' all dem kids to do what I do, to look up to me. I wan' all the
>kids to copulate me."
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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."
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> And, upon hearing Joe Jacobi of the 'Skins say: "I'd run
>over my own mother to win the Super Bowl," Matt Millen of the Raiders
>said: "To win, I'd run over Joe's Mom, too."
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> Torrin Polk, University of Houston receiver, on his coach, John
>Jenkins: "He treats us like men. He lets us wear earrings."
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> Football commentator and former player Joe Theismann, 1996:
>"Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like
>Norman Einstein."
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> Senior basketball player at the University of Pittsburgh: "I'm
>going to graduate on time, no matter how long it takes." (now that is
>beautiful)
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> Bill Peterson, a Florida State football coach: "You guys line up
>alphabetically by height." And, "You guys pair up in groups of three,
>then line up in a circle."
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> Boxing promoter Dan Duva on Mike Tyson hooking up again with
>promoter Don King: "Why would anyone expect him to come out smarter? He
>went to prison for three years, not Princeton."
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> Stu Grimson, Chicago Blackhawks left wing, explaining why he keeps
>a color photo of himself above his locker: "That's so when I forget how
>to spell my name, I can still find my clothes."
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> Lou Duva, veteran boxing trainer, on the Spartan training regime
>of heavyweight Andrew Golota: "He's a guy who gets up at six o'clock in
>the morning regardless of what time it is."
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> Chuck Nevitt, North Carolina State basketball player, explaining
>to Coach Jim Valvano why he appeared nervous at practice: "My sister's
>expecting a baby, and I don't know if I'm going to be an uncle or an
>aunt." ( I wonder if his IQ ever hit room temperature in January)
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> 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't know and I don't care."
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> Shelby Metcalf, basketball coach at Texas A&M, recounting what he
>told a player who received four F's and one D: "Son, looks to me like
>you're spending too much time on one subject."
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> Amarillo High School and Oiler coach Bum Phillips when asked by
>Bob Costas why he takes his wife on all the road trips, Phillips
>responded: "Because she is too damn ugly to kiss good-bye