SBD/Closing Bell

Quick Hits....

"I personally think it could get to the point because it's abused so much – you've got people that are selling things from these kids that sign, and you know who they are for the most part – maybe you can't sign for anybody other than a child" – Kansas men's basketball coach Bill Self, on how to regulate college players autographing items (LJWORLD.com, 8/28).

“What happened in Boston united the running community. Next year is going to be a pretty special event” – Pocatello Marathon organizer Mike Calley, on smaller marathons seeing increased participating numbers as runners attempt to qualify for next year’s Boston Marathon (BLOOMBERG NEWS, 8/28).

"The simple truth is there isn't such thing as 'college' football. ... It's a professional sport. It operates to print money" – ESPN's Keith Olbermann ("Olbermann," ESPN2, 8/27).

For more quotable comments from the world of sports business, check out today's "TV Timeout" feature on our On The Ground blog.
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