Page 1 of 4 1234 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 46
  1. #1
    Walk On Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    147
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 0

    Talking Dumbest Sports Cliche's

    Let me get the proverbial "ball" rolling on this topic:

    )THEY WON BECAUSE THEY WANTED IT MORE (I WANT TO WIN THE POWERBALL MORE THAN ANYBODY ELSE, TOO, BUT CANT SEEM TO WIN IT!)


    )HE HAS "PLAYOFF" EXPERIENCE (AS OPPOSED TO JUST EXPERIENCE? DO THE RULES CHANGE IN PLAYOFFS?



  2. #2
    Pro LeSchmick's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    2,022
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Dumbest Sports Cliche's

    We're taking it to the next level. Incredibly overused.


    @LeSchmick

    XBox Live: Le Schmick

  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 272,640, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    coachdags's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    N.Dakota
    Posts
    15,515
    Points
    272,640
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 6
    Given: 4

    Re: Dumbest Sports Cliche's

    "with _________ out we knew we would have to step it up"


    Hell if you could step it up to win, why not do it all the time...?



  4. #4
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 69,226, Level: 81
    Level completed: 70%, Points required for next Level: 524
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ZJohnson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Snottsdale, AZ
    Posts
    3,683
    Points
    69,226
    Level
    81
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 251
    Given: 95

    Re: Dumbest Sports Cliche's

    "We would have won even if those calls went Indiana's way." - Riiiiggghht

    "Tyler Sash is the best safety in the FBS." My roomie after his "amazing" pick yesterday against Indiana

    Kind of cliche's, I had to...



  5. #5
    All-Star
    Points: 22,256, Level: 45
    Level completed: 68%, Points required for next Level: 294
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    1,235
    Points
    22,256
    Level
    45
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Dumbest Sports Cliche's

    "Banged up" or any of its permutations. I think the worst I ever heard was when Ken Miller described a team as "bruised up".

    "Props", "Mad Props" - stupid phrase used by Jim Rome wanna bes.


    URBCLONE

  6. #6
    All-Star
    Points: 59,734, Level: 75
    Level completed: 79%, Points required for next Level: 316
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    May 2009
    Posts
    1,626
    Points
    59,734
    Level
    75
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 133
    Given: 2

    Re: Dumbest Sports Cliche's

    "....brings to the table....."



  7. #7
    All-Star
    Points: 48,799, Level: 68
    Level completed: 33%, Points required for next Level: 951
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    wesley_w's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Ames, Iowa
    Posts
    1,674
    Points
    48,799
    Level
    68
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 57
    Given: 0

    Re: Dumbest Sports Cliche's

    I have long been sick of hearing the term "step up" at least 30 times in any type of sports conversation or interview.


    Iowa State Football Photos from the past
    http://photos.winterinkphotography.com/p928725649

    Iowa State University Campus
    http://photos.winterinkphotography.com/p12783189

  8. #8
    Pro
    Points: 23,884, Level: 47
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 666
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    psycln11's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    2,633
    Points
    23,884
    Level
    47
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 9
    Given: 2

    Re: Dumbest Sports Cliche's

    "We won the second half"

    No doubt about it.



  9. #9
    Rookie
    Points: 12,565, Level: 33
    Level completed: 88%, Points required for next Level: 85
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    cycloneace55's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Gardena, CA
    Posts
    592
    Points
    12,565
    Level
    33
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Dumbest Sports Cliche's

    "he just ran out of time" I hate this. Of course he did , with the excpetion of baseball most major sports have a set time. Just stupid.

    Not a cliche but why do people always call a "reverse" a "double reverse"? Even the "professionals" in the booth make that mistake all the time. A double reverse would be handing to the RB who hands to the WR (a reverse) who then hands to another WR.



  10. #10
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 56,973, Level: 73
    Level completed: 95%, Points required for next Level: 77
    Overall activity: 28.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Cyclones_R_GR8's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    3,900
    Points
    56,973
    Level
    73
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 399
    Given: 950

    Re: Dumbest Sports Cliche's

    I can't stand when they say that a team needs to get "untracked"
    Would Union Pacific think getting "untracked" is a good thing?



  11. #11
    Pro
    Points: 72,240, Level: 83
    Level completed: 47%, Points required for next Level: 910
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Spokane, WA
    Posts
    3,077
    Points
    72,240
    Level
    83
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 320
    Given: 0

    Re: Dumbest Sports Cliche's

    We have to outscore our opponent. Or we have to play great D because we can't outscore our opponent.



  12. #12
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 37,474, Level: 59
    Level completed: 69%, Points required for next Level: 376
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    drmwevr08's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    3,581
    Points
    37,474
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 36
    Given: 17

    Re: Dumbest Sports Cliche's

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclones_R_GR8 View Post
    I can't stand when they say that a team needs to get "untracked"
    Would Union Pacific think getting "untracked" is a good thing?
    I have never heard that. I have heard that they need to get ON Track.


    I think we need less mindless cliche and more Yogi, Mickey Rivers, etc just butchering it.


    Nothing to see here mods. Keep moving.

  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 76,751, Level: 86
    Level completed: 12%, Points required for next Level: 1,599
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cycopath25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    (307)
    Posts
    5,158
    Points
    76,751
    Level
    86
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 62
    Given: 24

    Re: Dumbest Sports Cliche's

    Anything with the word Favre in it!



  14. #14
    Pro
    Points: 58,068, Level: 74
    Level completed: 68%, Points required for next Level: 482
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    djcubby's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    3,036
    Points
    58,068
    Level
    74
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 171
    Given: 250

    Re: Dumbest Sports Cliche's

    "He's due" or even worse, "He's overdue"

    I can't believe no one has mentioned this one yet!



  15. #15
    Starter
    Points: 21,230, Level: 44
    Level completed: 54%, Points required for next Level: 420
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience PointsSocial
    MadCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Madison, WI
    Posts
    801
    Points
    21,230
    Level
    44
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 13
    Given: 32

    Re: Dumbest Sports Cliche's

    This year it seems like the big phrase is "pick 6". Holy crap, if we had a credit for every time that was said...



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBD
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • August 29, 2015
  • 06:00 PM