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Volume 24 No. 156
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Quick Hits....

"If there are league sources that are really based in Cleveland, that's not right. We see [through] it all" – Eagles Owner Jeffery Lurie, on alleged criticism by Browns CEO Joe Banner of Eagles GM Howie Roseman (, 1/18).

"I certainly don't expect we'll have more expense than revenue once we get these big facilities paid down, but there might be other years when we do, and we'll always have the cash to pay for them" – Univ. of Iowa AD Gary Barta, on the athletic department showing a $6.8M loss this year due to several facility upgrades (Cedar Rapids GAZETTE, 1/18).

"It makes our facility look like we need to redo it. I think you guys have a beautiful home here. It makes me want to be a soccer player" – Knicks G Jason Kidd, during his visit to EPL club Tottenham Hotspur's training facility prior to yesterday's game against the Pistons at O2 Arena (, 1/18).

“People we talked to inside the industry said, ‘There’s no chance of him ever making a marketing dollar for the rest of his life'” – CNBC’s Brian Shactman, on Lance Armstrong (“Squawk Box,” CNBC, 1/18).