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I'm interested in current affairs and social policy as a whole, but I don't watch politics for sport.
All sport... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
Spiro T. Agnew
I don't put anything in front of taking ski racing and sports seriously.
The newspapers loved pinup pictures of pretty young swimmers, and as a national champion, I got more than my share of space in the sports pages.
Life magazine ran a page featuring me and three other girls that was clearly the precursor of Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues.
Three events. Three gold medals. I was news, big news, in the sports world.
If architecture is, as is sometimes said, music set in concrete, then football and basketball may be said to be creativity embodied in team sports.
I am amused by cricket because it seems to take longer than baseball and I like that. It seems like a sport I could have made up it - it takes several days to play and everyone wears sweaters. I can't confess to knowing what's going on at all.
I didn't play a great deal of sport in primary school. It was not until I went away to boarding school in Sussex that I really got into sport.
It's a little bit in the genes because my brother is a journalist and my father was a sports writer.
When you do a movie the clock is ticking. It's like a sport.
Benicio Del Toro
Mostly I play sports games - football and basketball. 'Inside Drive' and 'NFL Fever.'
Major sports are major parts of society. It's not anomalous to have people who love sports come from other parts of that society.
A. Bartlett Giamatti
If I could be good at any sport, it'd be javelin. I know a few people I would love to throw a spear at.
Jeremy Lin is the only Asian American in the NBA today and one of the few in any professional U.S. sport. His arrival is surely leading other talented Asian American athletes this week to contemplate a pro career.
I like to walk around my apartment naked. I like sitting around in the nude watching sports, actually.
I was able to get along with everybody. I really enjoyed all of those guys. They were unique in their own ways, and I think that's what made the sport fun. We had a great time laughing and having fun.
As the proud father of two teens and past Chairman to the Presidents Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, I am committed to educating parents and especially young people on ways to live a long, healthy and active life.
The opportunity and the concept of merging music culture with actual boxing is exciting. It's bringing a younger demographic to the sport.
Curtis James Jackson
You need to work very hard, you have to spend a lot of time practicing your sport - six to seven hours daily.
The sports page records people's accomplishments, the front page usually records nothing, but man's failures.
The thing about ballet that I never knew about is that it's one of the most excruciating sports that I've ever been a part of. I say sports because they train constantly, every single day.
People forget that I'm a human being, just because I play a sport that everybody loves. We're human. We're not invincible. We share the same feelings and emotions that people on the outside feel. I don't think people really understand that.
I've been asked a lot lately if tennis is clean or not. I don't know any more how you judge whether a sport is clean. If one in 100 players is doping, in my eyes that isn't a clean sport.
That's what Major League Baseball's steroid scandal was all about, the hidden harm in competitive sports that sends the wrong message to the young.
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