U.S. Fans Abound For WWC Final LeBron Praised For Role In Apatow's "Trainwreck" MLS Eyeing St. Paul For Expansion Club Angels Bad PR Continues With Dipoto Exit NBA Free Agency Begins With Money Flying Expectations High For NASCAR On NBC NBC Lands New Advertisers For Race Coverage Going Off The Grid Steelers Exploring '23 Super Bowl Bid GT To Benefit Financially From Ireland Game
Published May 5, 2013
"I think he sort of gets penalized many times, in a sense, because of the payroll people take for granted all the success he has accomplished. ... It is a shame that he hasn't been the executive of the year. Many times he probably deserves it" – A's GM Billy Beane, on the lack of credit given to Yankees GM Brian Cashman (ESPNNY.com, 5/3).
"Coaches who come to L.A., you always think you're ready for it. But you are never ready for it" – Agent Warren LeGarie, who represents former Lakers coach Mike Brown and current Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni (L.A. TIMES, 5/5).
"If anything, it's up to me. My brother and them can't tell me what to do with my body. They give me control. I'm in control of the whole process. It's really all on me" – Bulls G Derrick Rose, when asked if advisers, including his brother Reggie Rose, agent B.J. Armstrong and adidas, made the decision that he would not return to play this season (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 5/5).
"I’ve seen him before and if I see him again, I’ll say hello. He treated me great in my time here, but I have no complaints about my time here. I enjoyed all of it" – Pacers President of Basketball Operations and former Knicks President of Basketball Operations Donnie Walsh, on seeing MSG Exec Chair James Dolan in N.Y. during the Pacers-Knicks playoff series starting today (INDIANAPOLIS STAR, 5/5).
"In sports news this week, these guys are both out" – NBC’s "SNL" cast member Seth Meyers, with images of Jason Collins and Tim Tebow shown during the "Weekend Update" news segment (“SNL,” NBC, 5/4).