December 28, 2004

Top Sports Quotes: of 2004

posted by gspm to general at 09:01 PM - 19 comments

I'm going to take this opportunity to share my favorite sports quotes of every year BUT 2004. "75 percent of the world is covered by water. The rest is covered by Smoot." --Fred Smoot, Washington Redskins cornerback "If you need one yard, I'll get you three. If you need five yards, I'll get you three." --Leroy Hoard, former Minnesota Vikings running back

posted by hootch at 01:01 AM on December 29

No fair! Leroy's quote doesn't come from '04, do it? As for 2004, F1 big wig Max Mosely and his "I'm not a team owner, so I don't change my mind every five minutes" after he announced his retirement... Just before he changed his mind. Then there's the guy who bought 'Amberleigh' who went on to win the Grand National this year, who said "I went to Ireland to seal the deal and the woman who owned the horse had the best pair of legs I've ever seen. I'm a sucker for good legs. So I came home and let my partner do the deal." #1 for me though, is Australian Scott Johnson who apologised for calling New Zealand "A poxy little island" by saying "I was wrong, it's two islands."

posted by Mr Bismarck at 04:22 AM on December 29

Tyson's "My future seems much brighter than my past"? Let's just say I can relate. ...

posted by allaboutgeorge at 05:10 AM on December 29

"Why would I want to help them win a title? They're not doing anything for me. I've got a lot at risk here. I've got my family to feed." - Latrell Spreewell "And Greg is more -- 16 sets of chest, more biceps, to really maximize and expand your muscle. And I liked that philosophy." - Barry Bonds

posted by 86 at 08:39 AM on December 29

"Hey, cowboy, what are you hunting?" - Vanessa Bryant

posted by 86 at 08:54 AM on December 29

"Masturbation fills the days nicely for me" - yerfatma

posted by 86 at 11:46 AM on December 29

Shaq. "I got somebody, that other guy, who is just as lethal. He's a little bit younger, he got a lot of proving to do, but he's just as lethal. It's my job to make him lethaler, it's my job to make him the lethalest, if that's a word ..." I love Shaq's quotes.

posted by gspm at 12:42 PM on December 29

Was it Brian Clough who said to the referee, "Ref, would you give me a yellow card for any thoughts i might have?" The ref said, "No, of course not." Then Clough said, "Well then i think you're an idiot." If anyone knows how that really went or who said it, I would be grateful.

posted by StarFucker at 02:17 PM on December 29

"Cost certainty" - The pimple on my ass

posted by garfield at 02:38 PM on December 29

Does allaboutgeorge set a new record for longest membership time before first comment or post? I mean, nearly two years and this is what brings him out of the closet? /LOL

posted by billsaysthis at 04:35 PM on December 29

kelly holmes, british athlete was approached by a fan during her home town parade after winning 800 and 1500 olympic gold. the fan showed here an 18 by 12 inch tattoo of kelly on her back, with 'kelly holmes athens 2004' underneath. her reaction? 'You're a Nutter'.

posted by owlhouse at 10:57 PM on December 29

Didn't the tattoo actually say "Kelly Homes Athens 2004"?

posted by Mr Bismarck at 01:40 AM on December 30

I might be wrong, because half of you guys sound like a bunch of communist fascists to me. - user 1442

posted by grum@work at 11:13 AM on December 30

What the fuck is a communist fascist?!

posted by StarFucker at 12:25 PM on December 30

Confused?

posted by Mr Bismarck at 12:41 PM on December 30

I think its like concrete conceptualism? or theoretical practice? How about: "You don't want to shake my hand during spring training." - Jorge Posada, when discussing why he and Moises Alou, among others, urinate on their own hands.

posted by chris2sy at 12:56 PM on December 30

"Did you see the Shobe/Kaq match-up over the weekend?" me, still brain dead on Monday morning.

posted by garfield at 04:22 PM on December 30

Don't worry, garf, there's been a lot of Kaq around here lately.

posted by smithers at 09:12 PM on December 30

My father was a great man- Brett Favre, Green Bay Packers Quarterback.

posted by pack_man at 12:44 AM on January 01

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