Over-used sports phrase #1
10/17/2008 9:46:00 AM
"________________ (insert name or pronoun) is a competitor"
OK, this is getting ridiculous. Of course you are competitor, you are playing a game.IF you weren't a competitor, you'd be a Buddhist monk. If what you are trying to say is that you are "more competitive" than the next guy (or gal), then say it, but be ready for the argument.
-Tony Romo is now described as "a competitor" because he practices with a broken pinky.
-Rasheed Wallace is described as "a competitor" because he is emotional (whiney) and gets a lot of technicals.
-The Tampa Bay Rays are "competitors" because they like to clear the bench.
-Michael Jordan is a competitor because he played basketball, golf, AND gambled (see Sir Charles, etc., etc.)
-Bobby Cox is a competitor because he gets thrown out of a lot of games.
-Les Miles is a competitor because he calls a deep pass with 1 second to go when a Field Goal would have been just as good.
-Chad Johnson is a competitor because he gives a lot of bulletin board material.
-Fred Smoot is a competitor because he trash-talks.
Next person to coin a new phrase wins. That ought to inspire some competition.