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What would Sports and Entertainment be without outstanding Blacks? Check out these witty quotes from African-American sports and entertainment legends.
Being champion is all well and good, but you can't eat a crown.
I fought, I fought harder . . . but one cell at a time, panic crept into my body, taking me over.
If you don't try to win you might as well hold the Olympics in somebody's back yard. The thrill of competing carries with it the thrill of a gold medal. One wants to win to prove himself the best.
If you're paid before you walk on the court, what's the point in playing as if your life depended on it?
In sports, you simply aren't considered a real champion until you have defended your title successfully. Winning it once can be a fluke; winning it twice proves you are the best.
In the field of sports you are more or less accepted for what you do rather than what you are.
Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.
Looking at the ball going over the fence isn't going to help.
My main focus is on my game.
The game is my life. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace.
The ideal attitude is to be physically loose and mentally tight.
There is a syndrome in sports called 'paralysis by analysis?.
You got to play a hundred and fifty games a year, so pick your spots. You can miss two games a month; so pick the days you're gonna be hurt, or you're gonna rest or you're gonna have a drink or two. The rest of the time, be on that field.
You have to be able to center yourself, to let all of your emotions go... Don't ever forget that you play with your soul as well as your body.