Great Sayings from Sports

Actual Sports Comments Made On The Air

“And this is Gregoriava from Bulgaria, I saw her snatch this morning and it was amazing!”
— Pat Glenn – weightlifting commentator

“Andrew Mehrtens loves it when Darryl Gibson comes inside of him.”

— New Zealand rugby commentator

“This is a really lovely horse. I once rode her mother.”

— Ted Walsh – horse racing commentator

“I’ve never had major knee surgery on any other part of my body.”

— Winston Bennett

“The black players at this club lend the side a lot of skill and flair, but you also need white players to balance things up and give the team some brains and common sense.”

— Crystal Palace chairman Ron Noades, speaking in 1991)

“The lead car is absolutely unique, except for the one behind it which is identical.”

— Murray Walker – FI racing commentator

“I owe a lot to my parents, especially my father and mother.”

— Greg Norman

“Sure, there have been deaths in boxing but none of them serious.”

— Alan Minter

“If history repeats itself, I should think we can expect the same thing again.”

— Terry Venables

“I would not say that David Ginola is the best left winger in the Premiership, but there are none better.”

— Ron Atkinson

“Ah, isn’t that nice. The wife of the Cambridge president is kissing the cox of the Oxford crew.”

— Harry Carpenter at the Oxford-Cambridge boat race 1977)

“Julian Dicks is everywhere. It’s like they’ve got eleven Dicks on the field.”

— Metro Radio

“One of the reasons Arnie is playing so well is that, before each tee shot, his wife takes out his balls and kisses them. … Oh my God! What have I just said?!!!”

— US PGA commentator



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