"I think the Cowboys are one of only two teams in all of sports that engender love and hate to that extreme. The other is the Yankees. You love the Yankees or you hate the Yankees."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."Al Michaels on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Al Michaels on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Al Michaels on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Al Michaels on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Al Michaels on Henry David Thoreau
"Monday Night Football started in 1970, and when it started, it was something extremely special because sports had not been aired in prime time. So, it was a novelty, and a lot of people thought it wouldn't work, and, of course, it worked spectacularly well."
"When dealing in the technology, it becomes a question of whether you overuse something. I think that's worse than having something technologically available to you and not using it."