"I was told specifically, 'Don't look at the critics and don't look at the numbers. It doesn't matter right now.' So I'm not doing it" – NBC Sports Network's Michelle Beadle, on being told that critics gave her new show "The Crossover" good reviews ("Chronicle Live," Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, 1/31).
"If we do get a project approved, that is something that we have to look at because whatever we do to the property is probably going to take a couple of seasons to get it all done" – Daytona Int'l Speedway President Joie Chitwood, on proposed construction at the track possibly changing some of its future race dates (SPORTINGNEWS.com, 1/31).
"What I do on the floor shows my value. At the end of the day, I don't think my value on the floor can really be compensated for anyways because of the CBA" – Heat F LeBron James, who has never had a max deal in his career, on not getting enough credit for taking less money to play for the Heat (ESPN.com, 2/1).