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And anytime you come in contact with someone who doesn't have a diverse group of friends then you help to build a bridge towards ethnic and racial harmony.
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And historically the owners have used loyalty to a team or a city to hold players as opposed to always paying their worth.
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Because I'm the youngest of three boys, whom my mother named Lynn because she wanted to have a girl.
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But being fit does not necessarily mean that you're going to be pencil-thin. There are just some people who are bigger in the world, and other health issues as to why some people have additional weight.
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Dale Carter is good player and will shore up the defensive team.
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Distance running to a professional athlete in my day was five laps around the field. And you stopped each lap to take your pulse.
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Even if it's your job for eight hours to be in front of the computer and work on computers, in your own time we need to find ways to increase our physical activity so that you have the endurance and stamina when you're sitting there to concentrate in front of that computer.
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I believe that I'd be able to compete at any timeframe of professional football, but I certainly think the late 80s and 90s have been a receiver's dream.
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I believe that today's players who are Christians feel that it's important and their responsibility to acknowledge their faith.
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I believe when we talk about looking at the nutritional aspect of things, that we want a balanced meal which means more fruits and more vegetables.
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I don't think you should force your children to do things that they're not going to want to do because the children sometimes will rebel.
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I enjoy playing the game. It's hard for me to just watch it, even while broadcasting.
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I feel like there should be more black head coaches.
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I get on the stationary bike, I put tapes in of football teams I have to cover, and I watch those teams and make notes while I ride the bicycle.
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I planned to play for one more year, for a total of ten... and then looked to go into broadcasting full-time, but ABC made me a long-term offer and so the smart decision was to take the offer and retire from football.
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I think before people start working out, they need to know what to.
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I think it's important that people develop their own lifestyle and their own habits.
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I think that most minorities have experienced some form of racial abuse.
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I think we just have to make sure we do things in moderation.
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I thought I would go back to California when I retired from football, but I discovered that I enjoyed the lifestyle and environment in Pittsburgh.
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I thought the Raider football team was a great environment for Jeff George.
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I took several years of dance lessons that included ballet, tap and jazz. They helped a great deal with body control, balance, a sense of rhythm, and timing.
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I was determined that I would play football in Pittsburgh and go back to southern California because I was a California kind of guy, absolutely through and through. But, as the years progressed, and I matured, Pittsburgh became home.
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I was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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I was not a very good football player when I started out.
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If a player demonstrated that he is the best, and a team decides, even so, we don't want to pay him, as in any other business, he should be able to play elsewhere.
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It's different to cover the game. It brings back memories all the time, because you don't get all the detail of being in the huddle and knowing all the nuances of the game plan.
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Jerry Rice would be great any time he played. But he also had the good fortune to play under Bill Walsh and the West Coast offense, Joe Montana throwing him the football.
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My senior year against Stanford, for example, there were a series of four catches in one game that were pretty big time.
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Now, I'm not here because I was that good. I'm here because of the people around me made me that good.
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People drinking bottled water is a good sign they're hydrated, but doesn't mean they're healthier.
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Players today are concerned about the money, but the large dollars only go to those players who are the best.
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Professional sports is a business.
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Some people play very, very well just so they won't get embarrassed.
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Sports and entertainment have always been windows of opportunity for African Americans, when other doors were closed.
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Take the time to discover how African-Americans have had a great impact on this country. In science, education, literature, art, and politics.
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The computer is a wonderful tool, but it should not be a way of life for everybody where you sit in front of the computer and you do nothing else.
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The important thing, I think, is that you have to continue to break down a variety of barriers. Professional, social, economic, and political barriers.
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There are African-American players from small colleges, all the way to the large colleges, who came into the league and changed the way the game was played.
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There was some drug use. How much drug use there was, I don't know.
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They were great because of the success of the team rather than any one as an individual.
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This being Black History Month, I would like to ask people to celebrate the similarities and not focus on the differences between people of color and not of color.
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To be politically correct I guess that if women wanted to play and they could form a league and do so, whether as an amateur or professional... in my experience, I don't think there are that many women who want to subject themselves to the physicality of football.
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Very often we see coaches who have not been successful being recycled, instead of looking to a new face or a new name who has demonstrated the ability to handle the job.
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We didn't feel like we HAD to be role models but felt the responsibility toward our communities.
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We talk about freedoms for African-Americans but unless you have more than one option politically, how free are you?
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We're trying to encourage people to lead a healthier and physically active lifestyle. We're not trying to mandate it.
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What makes a career and what I take with me is certainly a sense of satisfaction of having performed in a big moment.
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When I was in college there was a girls' flag football league. The girls were extremely aggressive.
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