The best players in the world play in the NBA, but I think that
they play more for the public, for entertainment reasons. Most
of the actions are one-on-one, and that was the reason that they
had problems at the Worlds and the Olympics, because the other
national teams were playing real team basketball.
Bogut - Basketball
and reffos of yesterday are the TV chefs, sporting
heroes and business and political success stories of today.
Garrett - Success
to the football this weekend. I think it's almost sacrilegious
to call an election while there are a couple of football Grand
Finals on. I don't think the Australian people would thank me
Howard - Football
a real viable job choice for kids now. So kids focus on becoming
the best athlete they could possibly be.
Jackson - Work
doesnt always mean winning. There are other ways to win, rather
than winning "the game". You can still win in life
without winning the game.
Jackson - Success
it as a business, but I always viewed it as a game. An opportunity
to show my skills, my basketball skills, amongst the best in
Jordan - Basketball
to the game, because the game will be true to you. If you try
to shortcut the game, then the game will shortcut you. If you
put forth the effort, good things will be bestowed upon you.
Thats truly about the game, and in some ways thats
about life too.
Jordan - Money
To be honest
with you, all my life Ive been in a battle to overcome
my fears. Ive had to take that chance with everything
Ive done, from riding my bike down that driveway, to skateboarding,
to soccer, to every sport I every tried out for.
Latifah - Life
important thing you need as a sportsman is to be clear on what
you're actually doing.
Lee - Cricket
can do if you're on the outside is make sure you are adding
something to the effort, whether it is being helpful around
the team environment or doing extra training to motivate your
Lee - Cricket
I know that
this is sport first and business second, and people have to
do what's right for them.
O'Neal - Basketball
ago, I was not No. 1. So, I don't know what the feeling is.
It's great to be ranked No. 1 player in the world but it can
change next week. It can change in two weeks' time. I don't
know how to feel.
Singh - Golf
It was a
golf tournament to me. It wasn't about the ranking. It wasn't
about going out there and trying to beat Tiger
Woods and beat the No. 1 player. I was out there trying
to win the golf tournament and that was my goal starting out
Singh - Golf
go into any tournament thinking that it would be great to lose.
I think it would be asinine to think that way.
Woods - Thinking
feel pressure. If you don't feel nervous, that means you don't
care about how you play. I care about how I perform. I've always
said the day I'm not nervous playing is the day I quit.
Woods - Fear