1. 10

    Sports executives are great at convincing themselves whatever they believe is right and simply has to be.

  2. 9

    The coverage [of crimes] is different. It's less angry when white [athletes] are involved, less accusatory, less judgemental. I see that in the pieces that are written and reported. At times it bothers me to the point that I just stop reading...just stop.

  3. 8

    There are always late bloomers [in sport], no matter size, although big men are more often late bloomers.

  4. 7

    Lombardi, Shula, Landry and Gibbs were innovators. Bill Walsh was a visionary . . . .

  5. 6

    Italy doesn't need American football. For what? I've been. Wine, women, song, shopping, unbelievable vistas and landscapes... You need Titans vs. Panthers? Uh, no.

  6. 5

    I don't want to sound like some grumpy old man telling you to get off my lawn.

  7. 4

    The great thing about media now is that you have 360 degrees worth of opinions and can find whatever you want and tune out whatever you want.

  8. 3

    Football can stand parity better than any of the other sports, I think. Baseball, basketball and hockey need a defining team, in essence to frame the season. Football? Not so much.

  9. 2

    If I have any attribute that serves me well, it's I don't have a long-range plan in life. I have no idea. I just don't look ahead, I really don't. You know when people get out of college and they're talking about their five-year plan. Five-year plan? I got a plan to get to Friday.

  10. 1

    Baseball should adopt replay, plain and simple. If we can see it at home or on hand-held PDAs, the technology should be used in games.

  11. Last Update: 4 December 2022

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