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Sports Quotes

Complete each quote by writing the appropriate sport in the blank. Each sport below is only used once . Look for clues in the quotes to help you choose correctly.

baseball    basketball    football    golf    hockey    skiing    soccer    tennis

1. “____________________ is a good walk spoiled.    Mark Twain

2. “I let my racket do the talking. That's what I am all about, really. I just go out and win 
____________________ matches.”    Pete Sampras

3. “Sure, luck means a lot in ____________________. Not having a good quarterback is bad luck.”    Don Shula

4. “If God had wanted man to play ____________________, he wouldn't have given us arms.”    Mike Ditka

5. “It was a fun ride. I've enjoyed my time on the ice and I've enjoyed more and more people getting interested in the game of ____________________.”    Ron Francis

6. “____________________ combines outdoor fun with knocking down trees with your face.”    Dave Barry

7. “Little League ____________________ is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets.”    Yogi Berra

8. “If all I'm remembered for is being a good ____________________ player, then I've done a bad job with the rest of my life.”    Isiah Thomas

Quotation Source: BrainyQuote

Reading Comprehension, Vol. 11, No. 8, January 29, 2010http://rhlschool.comCopyright 2010 RHL

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