"I think it would help American tennis because if we can get college tennis on TV, it will be more likely to have the upper-echelon American juniors go to college. Even if it's just a year or two, because they will be on TV, it will be a draw for them to come” – Univ. of Florida women’s tennis coach Roland Thornqvist, on the SEC Network (TAMPABAY.com, 5/1).
"At first I wasn’t sure if it was a bad connection on the phone. ... And then I could tell that she was trying to talk, but was having trouble talking” – Univ. of Wyoming Assistant AD/Media Relations Tim Harkins, who was on the phone with the reporter Natalie Meisler when she suffered a stroke. Harkins helped get rescue workers to Harkins’ home (SPORTS.YAHOO.com, 5/2).
"I've been in big businesses and small businesses and experienced many disappointments in life, but there's nothing like when you lose, and nothing like when you win. You're committed in the same way you might be committed to a marriage" – EPL club Queens Park Rangers Chair Tony Fernandes, on his commitment to the team despite it being relegated next season (London TELEGRAPH, 5/3).