"My legacy in this league is that I'm going to be the
one that unshackles the merchandise sales."
-- Jerry Jones, U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT, 9/26 issue.
"I don't think that baseball will ever be, in our lifetimes, what it once was." -- Bob Costas to Tim Russert, "Meet the Press," NBC, 9/11.
"I have a theory that everything is linked to everything else. I
wish it was, so I could hold a news conference tomorrow and
announce an agreement on our other negotiations."
-- NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, at yesterday's news conference.