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Magnificent Monday

Posted By: gymcandy1

Magnificent Monday - 03/13/17 12:53 AM

It is never too late to be what you might have been.

GEORGE ELIOT

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Top 10 Dumb Sports Quotes & Bloopers of All Time


1. Well, I see in the game in Minnesota that Terry Felton has relieved himself on the mound in the second inning. — Fred White, Kansas City Royals sportscaster, reading a wire-service summary that mistakenly showed the same starter and relief pitcher for the Minnesota Twins.

2. “I’ve never had major knee surgery on any other part of my body.” – Winston Bennett, University of Kentucky basketball forward.

3. “We’re going to turn this team around 360 degrees.” – Jason Kidd, upon his drafting to the Dallas Mavericks.

4. “I’ve won at every level, except college and pro.”
-Shaquille O’Neal, on his lack of championships.


5. “I quit school in the sixth grade because of pneumonia. Not because I had it, but because I couldn’t spell it.”
-Boxing great Rocky Graziano

6. “I owe a lot to my parents, especially my mother and father”
-Greg Norman

7. “I’m rich. What am I supposed to do, hide it?”
-Detroit Tiger Lou Whitaker, arriving in a stretch limo for a players’ union meeting during the 1994 baseball strike.

8. “The doctors X-rayed my head and found nothing.”
Dizzy Dean explaining how he felt after being hit on the head by a ball in the 1934 World Series.

9. “I can play in the center, on the right, and occasionally on the left side." – soccer star David Beckham, asked if he was a “volatile" player.

10. “Half this game is ninety per cent mental.” – Danny Ozark, Philadelphia Phillies manager.

Honorable mention:

“There is one word in America that says it all, and that word is, ‘You never know.’”
-Pitcher Joaquin Andujar

“That’s why I don’t talk. Because I talk too much.”
-Joaquin Andujar

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Stupid Sports Quotes, Bloopers and Dumb Mistatements

These are some of the best sport quotes and bloopers mistatements:


“Sometimes they write what I say and not what I mean.”
-Pedro Guerrero, on sportswriters


“Sure. I’m proud to be an American.”
-Cincinnati Reds rookie pitcher Steve Foster, asked by a Canadian customs agent if he had anything to declare.

“The Yankees are only interested in one thing, and I don’t know what that is.”
-Former Yankee outfielder Louos Polonia

“It’s a partial sellout.”
-Atlanta Braves broadcaster Skip Caray, trying not to say the game has only drawn 6,000 fans.

“Why does everybody stand up and sing ‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame’ when they’re already there?”
-Larry Anderson, MLB pitcher


“Models are like baseball players. We make a lot of money quickly, but all of a sudden we’re 30 years old, we don’t have a college education, we’re qualified for nothing, and we’re used to a very nice lifestyle. The best thing is to marry a movie star”
-Cindy Crawford to the BBC

“I was thinking about making a comeback, until I pulled a muscle vacuuming.”
-Johnny Bench

I don’t care what the tape says. I didn’t say it.”
-Football coach Ray Malavasi

Most of my clichés aren’t original.”
-Chuck Knox, when he coached the Rams.

“Left hand, right hand, it doesn’t matter. I’m amphibious.”
-Charles Shackleford of the NCSU basketball team

“Any time Detroit scores more than 100 points and holds the other team below 100 points, they almost always win.”
-Doug Collins

“I’ve won at every level, except college and pro.”
-Shaquille O’Neal, on his lack of championships.

“Are you any relation to your brother Marv?”
-Basketball player Leon Wood to announcer Steve Albert

“I’m going to graduate on time, no matter how long it takes.”
-Senior basketball player at the University of Pittsburgh

“I don’t want to shoot my mouth in my foot, but those are games we can win.”
-Sherman Douglas

Better teams win more often than the teams that are not so good.”
-Tom Watt, ex-Maple Leaves coach (his team was not so good)

“I quit school in the sixth grade because of pneumonia. Not because I had it, but because I couldn’t spell it.”
-Boxing great Rocky Graziano

“He’s a guy who gets up at six o’clock in the morning regardless of what time it is.”
-Lou Duva, Veteran boxing trainer, on the spartan training regimen of heavyweight Andrew Golota, 1996.

“He’s the man of the hour at this particular moment.”
-Don King

“You can sum up this sport in two words: You never know.”
-Lou Duva, boxing trainer

“I owe a lot to my parents, especially my mother and father”
-Greg Norman

“His nerves. His memory. And I can’t remember the third thing.”
-Lee Trevino on the three things that go as a golfer ages.

“I don’t think anywhere is there a symbiotic relationship between caddie and player like there is in golf.”
-Johnny Miller, TV analyst and pro golfer.

“Then I was skinnier. I hit it better, I putted better, and I could see better. Other than that, everything is the same.”
-PGA Senior Tour player Homero Blancas.

“My handicap is that I don’t have a big enough beer cooler for the back of my golf cart.”
-Pro football linebacker Rick D’Amico, on his golf handicap.

“(We) should be allowed to wear shorts. God almighty, (LPGA) women are allowed to wear ‘em, and we’ve got better legs than they do.”
-Greg Norman

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Good morning everyboomie. welcome


Someone tell me this is Sunday, and I missed a day somewhere. crazy


Somewhere is where the weekend went I guess. headscratch


When the sun finally came out, it turned out to be an awesome day.


I exercised and then took the dogs to the park in town for a long time. Then I got some groceries, and came back home, and worked in the yard for several hours on the garden.


Then I shaved my head, got my shower, ate my supper, and here I am. grin


That's all I got done. Tomorrow I'll do more. Not sure what yet. happydance


Maybe sleep. sleep


Have a happy day everyone.


joe
Posted By: Space Quest Fan

Re: Magnificent Monday - 03/13/17 01:22 AM

Have a great week everyone. smile
Posted By: BrownEyedTigre

Re: Magnificent Monday - 03/13/17 03:34 AM

lol You did NOT shave your head! If you did, I want photos! grin

SpaceQ, have a happy day!

Have a wonderful day everyone! We are supposed to get 6 inches of snow starting at midnight. I'm ready for summer!

Ana wave
Posted By: Kaki's Sister

Re: Magnificent Monday - 03/13/17 10:34 AM

spring Good Morning Joe, Space, Ana and all. We are expecting blizzard like condition starting tomorrow morning! They are saying we could get up to 2 feet of snow! winter Coffee and tea are ready. Wishing you a sunny day! spring
Posted By: connie

Re: Magnificent Monday - 03/13/17 12:49 PM

Good morning everyone, have a Great Monday. Danish, BB Pancakes, and French Toast in the NC. spring
Posted By: GBC

Re: Magnificent Monday - 03/13/17 02:56 PM

Good Morning Boomers penguin

Joe, have a great day.

Space, happy day wishes to you!

Ana, think we're all going to get snow. Can't wait till Spring is actually here.

Gerry, not looking forward to tomorrow's weather. Put on lots of coffee.

Connie, have a wonderful day!

Ok, got to go get ready for tomorrow's Blizzard. scared
Posted By: looney4labs

Re: Magnificent Monday - 03/13/17 03:48 PM

Magnificent Monday ya'll puppy

Busy busy day here. I know I won't get it all done, but that's life and it's ok.

Ya'll in the blizzard's way, stay warm.
Posted By: auntiegram

Re: Magnificent Monday - 03/13/17 04:41 PM

Joe thanks for the chuckles and have a lovely day!

Space may work fly and you have a lovely day!

Ana we got at least that and more. lol It was all gone but this will disappear fast if the temp just rises a bit. Have a lovely day!

Gerry thanks for the tea and have a lovely day!

Connie thanks for the Danish and have a lovely day!

Gail be safe in the blizzard!! Have a lovely day!

L4l hope that some of the busy, busy is fun too! Have a lovely day!

wave
Nan
Posted By: niteowl07

Re: Magnificent Monday - 03/13/17 04:50 PM

good morning everyone .

nasty cold and windy here , so praying the power stays on.

joe , you just make me laugh - the places your mind goes !

coffee much appreciated today !

off to finish dracula , and sort a closet.

no point dusting yet

see you all later

stay warm ,and have the best day you possibly can !

catrub wave2
Posted By: gymcandy1

Re: Magnificent Monday - 03/13/17 04:58 PM

G'morning everybody! yay

I hope everyone's day is going great so far. yes

It's been 'kinda' rainy here this morning, although not much has fallen.

I was going to go out to the sod farm this morning, but....it's been cold, and rainy, and my neighbors are again supposed to be somewhere else, so I'll plan on going tomorrow when it's warmer.

In the mean time, the sun should be out soon. bravo

I figured out how to get Baby to take her medicine when she won't eat cheese, or turkey slices. I get some water in my mouth, then I put the pill in her mouth, and squirt the water in after that, and close her mouth, and she swallows it. joy

Now I've gotta get her to eat that big flea and tick pill somehow. rolleyes

I read last night that there are more and more pathogens/viruses being borne by ticks, so I have to be sure I have my tick protection as well. smirk

Have a super day everyone. rah


joe
Posted By: looney4labs

Re: Magnificent Monday - 03/13/17 05:38 PM

Joe, we get Pill Pockets for Seagan. She does decently well with those. If the pill is really big you can break it up as long as you get all the parts into Baby. luck
Posted By: gymcandy1

Re: Magnificent Monday - 03/13/17 06:06 PM

I'll have to give them a try L4L, thanks for the tip. praise

joe
Posted By: looney4labs

Re: Magnificent Monday - 03/13/17 06:18 PM

They are squishy so we often just pinch off a bit to wrap around a smaller pill. Give Baby a couple of small tastes without any pill in it, then wrap it around the pill, and then finish with a small taste without pill. Keeps them from associating that smell with pills. I hope it helps you.
Posted By: gymcandy1

Re: Magnificent Monday - 03/13/17 06:21 PM

Where do you get yours from? smile
Posted By: BrownEyedTigre

Re: Magnificent Monday - 03/13/17 06:23 PM

My dogs hate the pill pockets. I have to shove in a cheese cube or wrap in nitrate free turkey slice. I always need to let them see the next cheese or slice so they hurry up and swallow or they will find out the pill is hidden.
Posted By: gymcandy1

Re: Magnificent Monday - 03/13/17 06:29 PM

Sometimes the cheese or turkey works Ana, but often it doesn't, and I end up having to force it down her. At least I've discovered I can put it back in her throat, and squirt some water in her mouth, and she'll swallow a capsule.
Posted By: BrownEyedTigre

Re: Magnificent Monday - 03/13/17 07:05 PM

Be careful putting the pills in the back of the throat because they can aspirate them in their lungs. I find placing the near the back, holding their muzzle shut and blowing in their face makes them swallow. Shadow is particularly stubborn. Hope you don't have too many days left!
Posted By: Space Quest Fan

Re: Magnificent Monday - 03/13/17 08:47 PM

I remember hiding the pills in cheese cubes in my dogs bowl. When I came back the bowl was totally empty except for two pills. lol
Posted By: looney4labs

Re: Magnificent Monday - 03/13/17 10:05 PM

Welcome home, Space wave

Keoki will eat all his pills by just throwing them in with his food, but Skywalker on the other hand, will lick all the good stuff off the pill and then spit it back out.
Posted By: BrownEyedTigre

Re: Magnificent Monday - 03/13/17 10:24 PM

SpaceQ and L4L, that sounds about right with my dogs! rotfl
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