Found December 16, 2013 on Helmet2Helmet:
Sometimes, inspiration comes from the unlikeliest of sources. Take, for example, what occurred in the Dolphins' lockerroom prior to Sunday's upset win over the Patriots. The Sun Sentinel reports that Dolphins players were given a motivational quote from Miami Heat president Pat Riley -- a quote that originated from Riley's father, Lee. “Every now and then, somewhere, some place, sometimes, you are going to have to plant your feet and stand firm and make a point about what you are and what you believe in. When that time comes, Pat, you simply have to do it.” As told in Riley's book, "The Winner Within," the same quote was used before Game 2 of the 1987 NBA Finals and before Game 6 of the 1994 Finals. The longstanding words evidently had a proud impact on the team. Miami turned in arguably its best performance of the year, rallying from behind in the fourth quarter to cement their third-consecutive victory. If the season ended today, the Fins ...
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