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Lynn Swann
March 7, 1952 -
Nationality: American
Category: Athlete
Subcategory: American Athlete

I enjoy playing the game. It's hard for me to just watch it, even while broadcasting.


Take the time to discover how African-Americans have had a great impact on this country. In science, education, literature, art, and politics.


Professional sports is a business.


Sports and entertainment have always been windows of opportunity for African Americans, when other doors were closed.


When I was in college there was a girls' flag football league. The girls were extremely aggressive.


And historically the owners have used loyalty to a team or a city to hold players as opposed to always paying their worth.


I was not a very good football player when I started out.


We talk about freedoms for African-Americans but unless you have more than one option politically, how free are you?


I feel like there should be more black head coaches.


Now, I'm not here because I was that good. I'm here because of the people around me made me that good.


I believe that today's players who are Christians feel that it's important and their responsibility to acknowledge their faith.


I took several years of dance lessons that included ballet, tap and jazz. They helped a great deal with body control, balance, a sense of rhythm, and timing.


Some people play very, very well just so they won't get embarrassed.


Very often we see coaches who have not been successful being recycled, instead of looking to a new face or a new name who has demonstrated the ability to handle the job.


If a player demonstrated that he is the best, and a team decides, even so, we don't want to pay him, as in any other business, he should be able to play elsewhere.


Players today are concerned about the money, but the large dollars only go to those players who are the best.


I think that most minorities have experienced some form of racial abuse.


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