Quotes of the Day Archive

Dave Pasch

"I wanted to be Marv Albert or Bob Costas. They were my favorites growing up. Still are!"

-- Dave Pasch
Gus Johnson

"As soon as I got behind that microphone, I knew I was going to do this for the rest of my life."

-- Gus Johnson
Jim Bouton

"Forget goals. Value the process."

-- Jim Bouton
Dave McMenamin

"You have to wear a lot of hats these days."

-- Dave McMenamin
Al Michaels

"I always believe in miracles."

-- Al Michaels
Heather Cox

"I think that’s a critical part of our job that a lot of people struggle with – listening to the answers. They can really lead you to your next question."

-- Heather Cox
Jack Brickhouse

"I regard sports first and foremost as entertainment so dry documentary narration is not for me."

-- Jack Brickhouse
Len Berman

"I would hope that in my entire broadcasting career I never used a cliché."

-- Len Berman
Ian Eagle

"There was a time in this business where as a broadcaster you didn’t know how the fans were reacting to the job you were doing, unless you walked into a local watering hole or met some buddies for dinner. Now within seconds you know how the fans feel about your work"

-- Ian Eagle
Howard Cosell

"Sports is human life in microcosm."

-- Howard Cosell
Earl Warren

"I always turn to the sports pages first which records people accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man's failures."

-- Earl Warren
Neil Simon

"Sports is the only entertainment where no matter how many times you go back you never know the ending."

-- Neil Simon
Will McDonough

"I think money in general hurts all sports."

-- Will McDonough
Roger Maltbie

"I just say what I see when I see it. The viewer doesn’t care how technically proficient you are. He cares about the perspective and credibility you bring to the broadcast."

-- Roger Maltbie
Dave O'Brien

"I’ve really come to admire the ability to use silence, my own silence, to better tell the story and heighten the drama of the game,"

-- Dave O'Brien
William C. Rhoden

"We all see what we talk about through our own lens."

-- William C. Rhoden
Karl Ravech

"Scores and highlights no longer are enough. Your viewer, for better or for worse, is hungry for opinion."

-- Karl Ravech
Dale Hansen

"We have a very simple mantra at my station - Tell them something they don't know."

-- Dale Hansen
Mike Tirico

"I love coming here (Newhouse School) because everybody asks incredibly good questions that media reporters don't ask."

-- Mike Tirico
Kimberley A. Martin

"Your social media...could make or break you."

-- Kimberley A. Martin