Sports Slogans for Teams

Sports slogans provide inspiration, identity, and motivation. Choose from hundreds of sayings and phrases to charge up your team and fan base.

If you’re looking for a rallying cry, sports slogans to put on apparel, e.g., a shirt, or a sports team’s theme for the year, this is your spot. Below are our favorites sorted by sport, as well as some that work across many sports. Inspire your fans and liven up the crowd!

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Teamwork Makes The Dream Work.

Intensity is not a perfume!

There’s no traffic on the extra mile.

The will to win is not nearly so important as the will to prepare to win.

Be prepared! “If only” are the famous last words of those who weren’t.

Actions speak louder than coaches.

Great opportunities come to those who make the most of small ones.

To demand more of yourself than you do of others is the first step on any ladder of success.

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

Sports Slogans imageFunny Sports Sayings

  1. Your mom came to watch me play.
  2. Actions speak louder than our coach.
  3. Intensity is not a perfume.
  4. There’s only a little difference between champs and chumps.
  5. 7 days without _______ (fill in sport) makes you weak.

Heart is the difference between those who attempt and those who achieve.

Play like you’re in first; train like you’re in second.

Sometimes it’s not how GOOD you are, but how BAD you want it.

Make your competitive juices overcome your excuses.

Can you feel the Heat?

Hard luck is composed of laziness, bad judgment, and poor execution.

Victory comes to those who make the least mistakes.

Reaching high keeps a player on his toes.

Bad habits are like a good bed – easy to get into but difficult to get out of.

“I can’t do it” never yet accomplished anything – “I will try” has performed miracles.

It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.

The price of greatness is responsibility.

When you play ball, leave it all.

Unfinished Business.

There's no traffic on the extra mile image

Fast and Furious.

The true champion believes in the impossible.

All things are difficult before they are easy.

Make the Rules!

Victory requires payment in advance.

Winners in life don’t always win; they just don’t give up.

Make good habits and they will make you.

There’s no elevator to success; take the stairs.

Band of Sisters.

Together Stronger.

If there’s no wind, row.

No one is a failure until they stop trying.

We are one.

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It is very hard to win when your thoughts turn to losing.

Opportunity may knock, but you must open the door.

Defeat isn’t bitter if you don’t swallow it.

The true champion loses many battles before winning the war.

The greatest game you can win is won within.

To be satisfied with yourself is a sure sign that your forward motion has stopped.

It isn’t the hours you put in, but what you put in the hours.

The harder you work, the harder it is to lose.

Our blood, our sweat, your tears.

A team above all. Above all a team.

Hustle, hit and never quit.

Hustle and heart set us apart.

Respect All, Fear None.

If its gotta be, it starts with me.

Refuse to Lose.

All it takes is all you’ve got.

It’s what you do before the season start that makes a champion.


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Cool Sayings

Championships are won at practice.

Practice, practice, practice.

Defense wins.

Offense sells tickets, Defense wins championships.

The fans can make you famous.
A contract can make you rich.
The press can make you a superstar.
But only the love can make you a player.

There is no limit to what can be accomplished when nobody cares who gets
the credit.

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Good. Better. Best.

Never let it rest, until your good is better and your better is best.

Some want it to happen,
Some wish it would happen,
Others make it happen.

Win The Last Game!

Ya Gotta Believe!

We Are Family.

Take Flight!

Believe it, Achieve it!

Get Up Get Loud!

Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now.

Practice doesn’t make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.

You can’t be as good as, you have to be better than.

Motivational Mottos

  1. Play like a Champion Today.
  2. Never let good enough BE enough!
  3. Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.
  4. Winning is a habit, Success is a choice.
  6. Whatever it takes!
  7. Practice winning every day.
  8. dedication + motivation = success.
  9. Deeds, not Words.
  10. Demand respect or expect defeat.
  11. Sweat plus Sacrifice equals Success.
  12. Unity in Adversity.

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Bringing out the best in each other!

On front: We’re Going To Win.
On back: So Coach Doesn’t Lose His Job.

Look up, get up, but never give up.

Trust the Process.

Victory is the goal; Determination gets you there.

Unfinished Business.

Eyes on the Rise.

Fear the Deer. (Works well if your team nickname is the “Deer”)

United we play, United we win.

Believe & Achieve.

Grit and Grind.

Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose!
Friday Nights Lights Slogan of the Dillon Panthers

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