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Volume 24 No. 157
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Quick Hits....

"Bryce Harper: A 20-Year-Old For The Ages?" -- Headline for a WASHINGTON POST column written by Mike Wise that compares the Nationals outfielder to various historical figures (WASHINGTON POST, 5/11).

"I'd have to say, if they had a driver who was an engineer that understood the race cars more than anybody else, or more than the average (driver), you'd think they would consider my opinion and my education. But I haven't seen that yet" -- NASCAR driver Ryan Newman, on the lack of response to issues that he has with restrictor-plate racing (, 5/10).

"I don't want to become another San Diego, where ... they haven't had the Super Bowl there in (10) years, even though they love the experience there" -- Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross, on not being a part of the Super Bowl rotation unless there are renovations made to Sun Life Stadium (PALM BEACH POST, 5/12).

"I think it needs to be made very clear we never have been and we never will be a feeder system for the UFC. ... We did not get into this to be No. 2" -- Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney, on his MMA promotion (, 5/10).

"He went back to the islands and I haven't seen him since" -- Maryland Jockey Club President Tom Chuckas, jokingly on the Kegasus mascot not returning as part of promotions for Saturday's Preakness Stakes (Baltimore SUN, 5/13).