"My personal view is that you wouldn't put the FA Cup in the States, and you shouldn't have the Super Bowl anywhere else" – NFL U.K. Managing Dir Alistair Kirkwood, on the possibility of the Super Bowl being played in the U.K. (TUESDAYMORNINGFOOTBALL.com, 4/2).
"Nothing got done today. We're in constant talks with them, so hopefully something will break. ... It's certainly frustrating. We want our fans to see the game" – Astros Owner Jim Crane, who described Comcast SportsNet Houston carriage talks as being "at a standstill" (CHRON.com, 4/2).
"Never clap until the guy's done because you may have clapped for a moron without knowing it" – ESPN's Bob Knight, opening his speech at the '13 Response Expo after receiving a standing ovation (SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, 4/3).
"It was shady. There were some things I didn't like at all about that" – NBC's Mike Milbury, on the Flames reportedly reaching a deal to trade RW Jarome Iginla to the Bruins, before eventually trading him to the Penguins (NBCSPORTS.com, 4/2).