Players should know that if you can’t make the contribution of the winning shot, that your attitude every day when you come to practice, or the positive contribution you make through cheering and keeping up team morale, is just as important in the overall picture.
~ Sue Wicks
There’s no reason to hold yourself back and say you can’t do something in life unless you go for it and try to do it.
~ Russell Westbrook
I will keep smiling, be positive and never give up! I will give 100 percent each time I play. These are always my goals and my attitude.
~ Yani Tseng
Athletic competition clearly defines the unique power of our attitude.
~ Bart Starr
The pool is terrible, but that doesn’t have much to do with my record swims. That’s all mental attitude.
~ Mark Spitz
Some people say I have attitude – maybe I do … but I think you have to. You have to believe in yourself when no one else does – that makes you a winner right there.
~ Venus Williams
Lawrence Okoye: ‘No limits’ on self
By ESPN.com news services
Originally Published: May 1, 2013
Olympic discus finalist Lawrence Okoye has never played football, but after signing with the San Francisco 49ers, he said he thinks that through hard work he can make an impact in the NFL.
The 49ers signed Okoye, 21, as an undrafted free agent and plan to train him to become a defensive lineman. The 6-foot-6, 304-pound British athlete wowed scouts at the super regional combine at Cowboys Stadium in April, running the 40-yard dash in 4.78 seconds and posting impressive results in the vertical jump (35 inches) and broad jump (10-foot-5)… Click here to read on