Mike Tirico quotes

  • You can't just look at the back section of the newspaper or the sports section by itself. You need to understand everything that's going on.
    -- Mike Tirico

    #Sports #Needs #Looks

  • One of the proudest things I see is, now, 25 years after I graduated, when I go to a Syracuse sporting event, there's a senior or a junior from WAER broadcasting sports just the way we did, and just the way it happened a couple generations before us. That's a great legacy for the university and a great tradition that still continues to this day, and makes those of us who were a small part of it very very proud.
    -- Mike Tirico

    #Senior #Sports #Couple

  • Always a good clue when you see a quarterback's arm go forward and forward and the hand empty, it's an incomplete pass.
    -- Mike Tirico

    #Hands #Arms #Clue

  • I wrote six versions of a 30-second tease for an NBA game. You never get it right on the first try.
    -- Mike Tirico

    #Nba #Games #Trying

  • Your peers are people in the business who are going to push you forward. So I think it's one of the reasons that Syracuse students come out truly ready for the industry because we've been rubbing elbows with people who are likeminded and just as 'pushy' or as ready to go as we are.
    -- Mike Tirico

    #Thinking #People #Peers

  • Michael Vick almost got hurt on the sideline.
    -- Mike Tirico

    #Hurt #Michael Vick #Sidelines

  • After love, book collecting is the most exhilarating sport of all.

  • We're never as good as we think we are, nor as bad as we think we are.

  • Readjusting is a painful process, but most of us need it at one time or another.

  • You don't need vision to be a visionary.

  • Beautifully shot, impeccably paced, it was a clear, unrelenting look at the National Trust, its friends and enemies, and it makes you want to burn your passport and beg the Luftwaffe to have another go.

  • One bright and thankful look at the cross is worth a thousand morbid, self-condemning reflections.

  • Science fiction is a field of writing where, month after month, every printed word implies to hundreds of thousands of people: 'There is change. Look, today's fantastic story is tomorrow's fact.

  • Are you really angry, or simply aware of anger in the body and mind? Don't speculate, simply look at what is there.

  • Manchester has everything but good looks..., the only place in England which escapes our characteristic vice of snobbery.

  • Louis de Bernires is in the direct line that runs through Dickens and Evelyn Waugh. . .he has only to look into his world, one senses, for it to rush into reality, colours and touch and taste.

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