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Published January 8, 2013
"I sincerely apologize for the delay, and for the hurt that it caused you as a fan. ... Thank you for your patience throughout this process" – Hurricanes Owner Peter Karmanos Jr., in an open letter to fans apologizing for the NHL lockout (Hurricanes).
"He probably deserves to be in two Hall of Fames" – Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau, on Bulls and White Sox Chair Jerry Reinsdorf (ESPNCHICAGO.com, 1/7).
"If I see the Hall of Fame is continuing to suck wind, I know what that means" – Charlotte City Council member Michael Barnes, on the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority no longer reporting detailed financial performance of taxpayer-owned buildings like the NASCAR HOF (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 1/8).
"He didn't fall on her. He came close and I just pushed him a little bit" – N.Y. Mayor Michael Bloomberg, on Spurs F Stephen Jackson spraining his ankle during a game against the Knicks last week after tripping over a waitress serving Bloomberg a drink (N.Y. POST, 1/8).