” I had almost nothing published until I had something published in ‘Sports Illustrated.’ I started there as a fact-checker two weeks after I got out of college and was there for almost 20 years. “


” I had started writing for ‘Sports Illustrated,’ which was really my dream job growing up. But the writing probably read like I was auditioning to write for ‘Letterman’ or ’70s-era Carson. “


” A lot of people say they eat, drink, and sleep sports, but does anyone really do it, ingesting nothing but Dodger Dogs and Soda Shaqs and Greg Norman Zinfandels 24/7? “


” The man who consumes sports to the exclusion of all other things will never be well-rounded. “


” Quitting has always been the worst possible thing you can do in sports. It’s downright un-American. “


” When should a man stop wearing sports jerseys? When the buttons of his White Sox top finally pop, like rivets on a distressed ocean liner? When the pinstripes of his Yankees shirt have grown wider at the midsection than at the top, as the longitudinal lines on a globe? “



All 6 Steve Rushin Quotes about Sports in picture


I had almost nothing published until I had something published in
I had started writing for
A lot of people say they eat, drink, and sleep sports, but does anyone really do it, ingesting nothing but Dodger Dogs and Soda Shaqs and Greg Norman Zinfandels 24/7?
The man who consumes sports to the exclusion of all other things will never be well-rounded.
Quitting has always been the worst possible thing you can do in sports. It
When should a man stop wearing sports jerseys? When the buttons of his White Sox top finally pop, like rivets on a distressed ocean liner? When the pinstripes of his Yankees shirt have grown wider at the midsection than at the top, as the longitudinal lines on a globe?

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