View Poll Results: Most worn-out sports cliches

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  • Banged up, nicked up etc. etc. when referring to injuries

    1 2.22%
  • Athleticism ie. he really used his athleticism on that play

    4 8.89%
  • Game face ie. concentration on a game

    8 17.78%
  • PG = Floor general; QB = Field general

    0 0%
  • Taking it to another level (See hiring of Steve Alford)

    11 24.44%
  • _________ needs to "step up"

    5 11.11%
  • "The friendly confines" or a "hostile environment"

    1 2.22%
  • Other (buyaa? YESS?)

    15 33.33%
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    Most tired sports cliches

    Heard one on my way to watch the game today - game face. Tell me what the most tired sports cliche is. For my money, it is either "banged up" or "athleticism". Time to retire both of those if you ask me. Banged up has mutated into many different combinations. For example, Ken Miller way back when on the Jock was talking NFL. He said a team was "bruised up". For crying out loud, how about just saying a team has a few people out with injuries.

    Anyway, what are the most heinous sports cliches?


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    "We just wanted to go out there and play hard."


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    Re: Most tired sports cliches

    "We are just going to take it one game at a time"



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    Re: Most tired sports cliches

    I've always hated the comparison of "going into battle" or "going to war."
    Sorry guys, this is a game. It's not life and death.



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    Re: Most tired sports cliches

    Fans yelling Air Ball.


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    Re: Most tired sports cliches

    Anything our of Steve Alfaud's mouth??


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    Re: Most tired sports cliches

    "No one believed in us all year, but we knew we could get it done." I think I've heard this following every championship game the last 3 years.



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    Re: Most tired sports cliches

    Min is "We've faced adversity all season"



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    Re: Most tired sports cliches

    He always gives 110 percent.
    We're taking it one game at a time.
    They have to stay focused.
    There’s no " I " in TEAM.
    Defense wins championships.
    The field is a frozen tundra.
    The prevent defense prevents you from winning.
    Records are made to be broken.


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    Re: Most tired sports cliches

    Mine is "They were exactly who we thought they were, if you wanna crown them, then crown their ***"


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    Re: Most tired sports cliches

    Ask Bobby Knight what he thinks of the term "Game Face." I watched it on youtube the other day.



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    Re: Most tired sports cliches

    Least tired cliche: "Boom goes the dynamite."


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    Re: Most tired sports cliches

    How about DMAC with "they are a good team, no doubt about it."

    glad that is gone



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    Re: Most tired sports cliches

    Kansas Basketball?


    Iowa State: Anyone who's a true college basketball fan needs to see a game at Hilton Coliseum. Nice is in the DNA of Iowans and the fans here are particularly gracious -- even when the home team loses but gives a great effort, they are appreciative.

    ESPN.com picked Hilton Coliseum as the "Hot Arena" in the Big 12...coaches in the league noted that, "regardless of talent, the Cyclones have a home court like no other."

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    Re: Most tired sports cliches

    "We shocked the world." Really? I guess there's nothing more important going on in the world than some game



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