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Sports Cliches  (By daedalus (33) on 02/04/2006)

This is a list of common phrases that have become cliche in professional sports. Athletes, coaches broadcasters and fans are the typical users of these quotes. This will be an ever-growing list so suggestions are very much welcome. 5 = Great
 
 
 
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"You Don't Walk off the Island" (2)  5.00 (2)   Rate It!Get Rating Widget!
"Its going...going...GONE!" (1)  4.50 (2)   Rate It!Get Rating Widget!
"Leave it all out on the floor." (3)  4.33 (3)   Rate It!Get Rating Widget!
"He could go all the way." (3)  4.00 (4)   Rate It!Get Rating Widget!
"I'm going to Disneyland!" (2)  4.00 (3)   Rate It!Get Rating Widget!
"Defense wins championships." (6)  3.67 (6)   Rate It!Get Rating Widget!
"That was a coverage sack." (2)  3.67 (3)   Rate It!Get Rating Widget!
" It ain't over 'till the fat lady sings" (4)  3.60 (5)   Rate It!Get Rating Widget!
"He's a good fastball hitter." (2)  3.50 (4)   Rate It!Get Rating Widget!
"Good [defense, free-throw shooting, etc.] is contagious." (0)  3.50 (2)   Rate It!Get Rating Widget!
"He's a possession receiver." (2)  3.50 (2)   Rate It!Get Rating Widget!
Referring to individuals as multiple people (i.e. the Michael Jordans, the Larry Birds) (2)  3.50 (2)   Rate It!Get Rating Widget!
"I can't take anything away from them." (2)  3.25 (4)   Rate It!Get Rating Widget!
"Its a whole new ballgame." (1)  3.00 (2)   Rate It!Get Rating Widget!
"They have to establish the run" (2)  2.67 (3)   Rate It!Get Rating Widget!
"They are really dialed-in." (1)  2.00 (1)   Rate It!Get Rating Widget!
"He likes the ball out over the plate." (5)  1.83 (6)   Rate It!Get Rating Widget!
"That was a good no-call." (1)  1.00 (1)   Rate It!Get Rating Widget!
"He's a north-south runner." (0)  0.00 (0)   Rate It!Get Rating Widget!
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