"I apologize on behalf of the Sixers to any fan who invested and thought Bynum was going to be their guy and be the savior. At the end of the day that's our apology to every fan" – 76ers CEO Scott O'Neil, apologizing to fans who bought tickets last season with the hope of seeing C Andrew Bynum play (PHILLY.com, 7/26).
“Would it be extra special? Of course it would be. But man, if you need extra motivation to try to get to the Super Bowl, then something’s wrong” – Giants President & CEO John Mara, on the possibility of playing in Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium (N.Y. POST, 7/26).
"Science and technology and engineering and mathematics play a big part in the game of golf, a big part of my success, and I want to see kids enjoy it too and be motivated" – Phil Mickelson, on efforts by him and his wife Amy to open a teachers' academy in partnership with ExxonMobil ("Squawk on the Street," CNBC, 7/26).