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The angle from which the line and ball are seen makes a tremendous difference in the call, and the player who is inclined to fret inwardly about decisions should realize this.
Helen Wills Moody
My son walked up to Nicole on the beach and I was throwing the ball for the dogs in the ocean. I was like, 'Max, you get the dogs. I'll talk to the hot blondes.'
John C. McGinley
One of the biggest reasons I like coaching college ball is the kids. I feel I can impact players' lives. I like the fact that they're student-athletes. I like to see those kids graduate.
Basketball for me has always been a matter of rhythm - what you do bouncing the ball, how you bounce the ball, how you run, how you receive the ball to be in rhythm.
Slow thinkers are part of the game too. Some of these slow thinkers can hit a ball a long way.
The only real happiness a ballplayer has is when he is playing a ball game and accomplishes something he didn't think he could do.
People are talking of his susceptibility to the rising delivery, but let me tell you that when you are out of form, every ball looks like a hand grenade.
The biggest threat to McDonald's lies within - and that is us as a company becoming complacent. There are a lot of companies that get fat, dumb and happy and take their eye off the ball and forget about serving customers.
Having Willie Stargell on your ball club is like having a diamond ring on your finger.
One travels like a golf ball, hopping from green to green.
When he hit a ground ball to you, you knew you had to make a good throw because he was going to be running.
Back then, my idol was Bugs Bunny, because I saw a cartoon of him playing ball - you know, the one where he plays every position himself with nobody else on the field but him? Now that I think of it, Bugs is still my idol. You have to love a ballplayer like that.
Hit the ball pretty solid. Haven't played a lot of golf this year, so was really unsure of what it would be like. I've been playing pretty well lately, especially hitting the ball solid.
Fix your eye on the ball from the moment the pitcher holds it in his glove. Follow it as he throws to the plate and stay with it until the play is completed. Action takes place only where the ball goes.
Your job is to umpire for the ball and not the player.
You got the ball in your hands and you're in command, and if you get your good pitch where you want it, nobody's gonna hit you.
Some of the onus falls on us to make ourselves available for the ball, because we need to play inside-out. That's when we're at our best.
I played baseball in college, and then I went to Russia to study acting and played some pro ball over there.
The first thing I think of when I hear the name of Lucille Ball is a Hollywood legend. I have fond memories of growing up at her house, but she was a different person off the set than she was on the set.
The cast called her Lucy, but everyone else called her Mrs. Ball. She was honest with people. If she liked you, you knew it. If she didn't, you knew it, also.
If I would be happy, I would be a very bad ball player. With me, when I get mad, it puts energy in my body.
In the very beginning whenever Mia Hamm or Brandi Chastain would call for the ball, I'd just give it to them immediately because it was them and I was nervous.
You get to the plate and nothing is going through your mind. You see the ball, you see the seams.
Growing up as a kid my father was British and a soccer player. His idol was a guy that passed the ball a lot, Stanley Matthews. Our family thought if you could be unselfish your teammates would always like you.
In the NFL, every practice could make or break you. If you dropped one ball, you'd worry about getting cut.
I feel like, in a lot of shows where the woman is in charge, the woman is this ball buster and the guy is sort of weak and spineless. And that's never been my experience in a relationship. I think it's much more interesting that the guy is the boss. And there are stakes.
I loved being a redhead! I always wanted to try it. I was obsessed with Lucille Ball growing up. I really wanted to try it but I always thought that doing it would ruin my hair.
Tracee Ellis Ross
A lot of the moves I make originate from futsal. It's played in a very small space, and the ball control is different in futsal. And to this day my ball control is pretty similar to a futsal player's control.
Keep your eye on the ball.
He who looks in the crystal ball ends up eating glass... They're way, way close.
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