Athletes, coaches and sports talking heads are subject to a media blitz that makes almost everything they say a matter of public record. And, often times, the unrelenting spotlight shines on an especially provocative quote.
These sound bites can be earnest in an endearing way, like Joe Namath's "The Guarantee" in Super Bowl III or Lou Gherig's "The Luckiest Man" speech.
This list, however, focuses primarily on brazen quotes of the WTF persuasion. From the flagrantly brash to the audaciously disrespectful, these are 25 sports quotes we can't believe someone had the balls to say.