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  • Pat Riley
    Pat Riley
    American basketball coach 1945-
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    Coaches who let a championship team back off from becoming a dynasty are cowards.
  • Bill Parcells
    Bill Parcells
    American coach in the NFL 1941-
    Bill Parcells
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    If you've ever won a championship, then that's all you're interested in doing.
  • Ben Zobrist
    Ben Zobrist
    American professional baseball player 1981-
    Ben Zobrist
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    Knowing the opportunity to win a championship here in Chicago, right now, that's the main motivation for me.
  • Billy Corgan
    Billy Corgan
    American musician, singer and songwriter 1967-
    Billy Corgan
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    My pat line about the Cubs and payroll is that the amount of merchandise the Cubs would sell off a world series championship would more than cover for a big payroll.
  • Burgess Owens
    Burgess Owens
    American football player 1951-
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    On our way to the Super Bowl XV Championship, the Oakland Raiders played a frigid 1981 AFC playoff game in Cleveland, in which the temperatures plunged to -35 degrees. I remember looking up in the stands to see a dedicated Cleveland Brown fan celebrating topless.
  • Boris Spassky
    Boris Spassky
    Russian chess grandmaster 1937-
    Boris Spassky
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    On the other hand, chess is a mass sport now and for chess organisers shorter time control is obviously more attractive. But I think that this control does not suit World Championship matches.
  • Richard Dawkins
    Richard Dawkins
    English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author 1941-
    Richard Dawkins
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    Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program winning the world chess championship. Humanity needs a lesson in humility.
  • Brin-Jonathan Butler
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
    American journalist and filmmaker
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    Teofilo Stevenson won his first Olympic gold medal in 1972 and his last world amateur championship in 1986. He won 302 fights and once went an unbelievable 11 years without a loss. Had Cuba not boycotted the 1984 Summer Olympics, many think Stevenson would have won an unmatched four gold medals in boxing.
  • Bode Miller
    Bode Miller
    American former World Cup alpine ski racer 1977-
    Bode Miller
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    That feeling is the same whether you're on either side of the hundredths. Obviously, it's great to win the world championship, but if you put down that kind of skiing, it's awesome either way.
  • Bob Uecker
    Bob Uecker
    American Major League Baseball (MLB) player 1934-
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    The biggest thrill a ballplayer can have is when your son takes after you. That happened when my Bobby was in his championship Little League game. He really showed me something. Struck out three times. Made an error that lost the game. Parents were throwing things at our car and swearing at us as we drove off. Gosh, I was proud.
  • Bob Cousy
    Bob Cousy
    American basketball player 1928-
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    The MVP award was very satisfying in terms of personal accomplishments, but the championship was the most important thing of all.
  • Bianca Walkden
    Bianca Walkden
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    The World Championship gold was a surprise and took a lot of pressure off in terms of qualifying for Rio, but I still need more points, and winning in Manchester would be massive for me.
  • Bernhard Langer
    Bernhard Langer
    German professional golfer 1957-
    Bernhard Langer
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    There are far more important things in life than making a putt or missing a putt or winning a championship or losing a championship.
  • Barry Sheene
    Barry Sheene
    British professional motorcycle racer 1950-2003
    Barry Sheene
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    They were ridiculous times. After I won my world championship in 1976, I went to Japan.
  • Ben Zobrist
    Ben Zobrist
    American professional baseball player 1981-
    Ben Zobrist
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    We've got to win a championship and bring a World Series trophy back to Chicago.
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