Sunday, December 30, 2007
2007 Idiout Quotes
The Russianator did a nice job earlier this week recapping why 2007 stunk. I couldn't agree more. One thing all three idiots enjoy is hearing celebrities sound dumber than us, and believe me it really takes a helluva effort to sound dumber than the three morons who bring you this blog. Nonetheless, the following athletes and celebrities make us feel like NASA engineers. It doesn't get any better than defending Ron Mexico, comparing football games to 9/11, and spending brief moments in the worlds of Gross and Robinson. To Daryl and Greg, we can't wait for more words of wisdom in '08.
The 2007 T3I Quotes of the Year
"Sam is an idiot -- i-d-o-u-t -- idiot." ~Shaquille O'Neal , commenting on Chicago Tribune columnist Sam Smith.
"O.J.'s probably sitting at home just happy he didn't kill a dog." ~Charles Barkley, commenting on Michael Vick
"I found out from a very close source in Ann Arbor that Les Miles will be named the next head coach at Michigan," ~ ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit
"We need to shake some things up. What it is, I don't know.” ~ Greg Robinson, November 30, 2007
"I couldn't find London on the map if they didn't have the names of the countries. I swear to God. I don't know what nothing is. I know Italy looks like a boot. I learned that." ~Channing Crowder, Dolphins linebacker, October 25, 2007
"At the end of the day, notwithstanding whatever personal opinion I have, it was the consensus of the committee that Syracuse wasn't among the 34 best at large teams in the country…While I understand Syracuse's disappointment, also understand that we think we made good decisions. " ~NCAA Tournament Chairman Osama Bin Walters, March 12, 2007
"This is the icing on the gravy." ~Lucas Glover, PGA player from South Carolina, on being in contention at the British Open
“They’re (Rutgers) a one year wonder.” ~ Multi-year wonder Greg Robinson
"I don't know if I could talk to her, because I don't speak English. I speak Southern American, and I don't know if she would understand that or not. (Plus) she wears one of them great big hats. She might outdo me on the hat deal." ~NASCAR legend Richard Petty, when asked what he would say to Queen Elizabeth II if they met at the Kentucky Derby.
"(I have) a wide stance when going to the bathroom," ~Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho
"Is that significant, in your opinion?" ~St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, March 22, 2007 to police after registering a .093 blood-alcohol level at a traffic stop where officers found him asleep behind the wheel, radio blaring.
“We're going to win. Yeah, I can guarantee a win.” ~Steeler Defensive Back Anthony Smith, December 5, 2007
"Changes in history usually occur after some kind of catastrophic event. It may be 9-11, which sort of changed the spirit of America relative to catastrophic events. Pearl Harbor kind of got us ready for World War II, or whatever, and that was a catastrophic event." ~Nick Saban, Alabama coach, after a loss to Louisiana-Monroe, Nov. 19.
"I'm playing as well as I have ever played, except for the years I've played better." ~Fred Couples, PGA player.
"It's nice they (Miami) recognize what I have been able to help accomplish and recognize that I work with vision and patience." ~ Doctor Daryl Gross, December 24, 2007
"I personally believe that U.S. Americans are unable to do so because some people out there in our nation don't have maps and I believe that our education like such as in South Africa and Iraq and everywhere like such as and I believe that they should our education over here in the U.S. should help the U.S. or should help South Africa and should help Iraq and the Asian countries so we will be able to build up our future for us," ~Miss Teen USA contestant Lauren Upton
“We don't say anything about people shooting deer or other animals. From what I hear, dogfighting is a sport. It's just behind closed doors." ~Stephon Marbury, Knicks guard, on the Michael Vick indictment, Aug. 23, 2007.
And Champ's pick for the T3I Quote of the Year:
"Everything is magnetized by 10." ~Golden State Warriors forward Al Harrington, on playoff pressure.