Sports Quotes

The greatest sports quotes of all time
"At home I am a nice guy, but I don't want the world to know. Humble people, I've found, don't get very far." - Muhammad Ali​

“At home I am a nice guy, but I don’t want the world to know. Humble people, I’ve found, don’t get very far.” –…

"The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra." - Jimmy Johnson

“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” – Jimmy Johnson

"Me playing well and us losing doesn’t mean anything. I want to win, so I don’t care about having two points, four points or 30 points. As long as we get win, that’s all that really matters." - Anthony Davis​

“Me playing well and us losing doesn’t mean anything. I want to win, so I don’t care about having two points, four points or…

"Anyone who waits for someone else to make a change automatically becomes the follower." - Peyton Manning​

“Anyone who waits for someone else to make a change automatically becomes the follower.” – Peyton Manning​

"You don’t have to be best friends as basketball players but I do believe in chemistry." - Dwight Howard​

“You don’t have to be best friends as basketball players but I do believe in chemistry. I think it makes everything different if a…

"I think sports gave me the first place where this awkward girl could feel comfortable in my own skin." - Teri McKeever​

“I think sports gave me the first place where this awkward girl could feel comfortable in my own skin. I think that’s true for…

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In his book The Story of Philosophy (1926), American philosopher and writer Will Durant profiles several prominent Western philosophers and their ideas. It is…

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You're the general manager of an NBA team. You have to decide between Russell Westbrook or Stephen Curry. Who would you build your team around?

You’re the general manager of an NBA team. You have to decide between Russell Westbrook or Stephen Curry. Who would you build your team…

You're the general manager of an NBA team. You have to pick between LaMarcus Aldridge or Blake Griffin. Who would you build your team around?

You’re the general manager of an NBA team. You have to pick between LaMarcus Aldridge or Blake Griffin. Who would you build your team…

Few fights have transcended the sport of boxing and every generation gets a super fight. #MayPac is a super-fight, six years in the making. Who You Got?

#MayPac is a super-fight, six years in the making. Who You Got? Few fights have transcended the sport of boxing and every generation gets…