Then I went to UCLA - so of course I became a huge Bruin basketball fan... and later came to football.
It is soooooo necessary to get the basic skills, because by the time you graduate, undergraduate or graduate, that field would have totally changed from your first day of school.
Well, my favorite sport as a kid was clearly baseball.
I'd like to add that negotiating is not something to be avoided or feared - it's an everyday part of life.
Forty years ago the chances of journalists reporting - or the authorities even prosecuting - a pro athlete were practically nil.
Cameron was able to get an inside look at professional football from the standpoint of athletes and agents and general managers that few people have ever seen.
In reality, we can prove that the incidents of drug, alcohol abuse and violence have dropped dramatically among professional athletes - but the problem is it would be impossible to convince than fans, because of what they read on the AP wire.
Well, when you've had Tom Cruise play you, anything else is a comedown.
Never underestimate the capacity of another human being to have exactly the same shortcomings you have.
Then the Angels came in 1961, and I fell in love with them.
You know, we don't look much alike, but Denzel Washington would make a great sports agent.
Now some alien force seems to have come and captured the Dodgers. I don't know what happened to my Dodgers.