Statements about Sports
"More (student-athletes) graduate than the students who aren't student-athletes."
"North Korea is telling its people that their men’s national team is in the World Cup final."
"Without the financial resources provided by hunters to protect habitat and stop poachers, there would be no infrastructure for wildlife management."
"If you look at the states where soccer is most popular, they're overwhelmingly blue states, and the states where soccer is least popular are red states."
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office "received zero complaints" about the Washington Redskins name.
Says 11 soccer players on the U.S. Men’s National Team are immigrants.
The decision to cancel the trademark of the Washington Redskins "is not the Patent and Trademark Office. This is Barack Obama."
FIFA "pressured Brazil into passing a so-called Budweiser bill, allowing beer sales in soccer stadiums."
Brazil built a $300 million stadium in the Amazon rainforest that "is only going to be used for four World Cup games," and there’s no team "that can fill it afterwards."
"Qataris don't really work."
David Beckham’s soccer stadium would get a "special tax deal that lets them off the hook for $2 million in taxes every year for 30 years."
David Beckham’s proposed soccer stadium at Miami’s Port "threatens the 207,000 jobs and $27 billion economic impact tied to the cargo and cruise industries."
The NCAA will "get billions" from the men’s basketball tournament. "Players get a trophy."
A photo from the Russia-Finland hockey game shows a sad Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev.
"It’s been 14 years since a president or a vice president or a member of their family has not gone and attended at least an event at the Olympics."
NFL "players are living, on average, longer than the average male."
"The extra point is almost automatic. … (The NFL) had five missed extra points this year out of 1,200 some odd" attempts.
Says Marshawn Lynch is "second all-time in terms of average yards per rush only to Terrell Davis."
Says Peyton Manning struggles in cold weather games.
Quarterbacks "won the (Super Bowl) MVP more than 50 percent of the time."
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