"I can say unequivocally, that I never considered football in this decision" – Temple Univ. President Neal Theobald, on the school cutting seven varsity sports (N.Y. TIMES, 12/23).
"At the end of the day there may be only five Formula One teams if it carries on the way it is" – F1 team owner Tony Fernandes, on the need to create spending limits for teams on the racing circuit (REUTERS, 12/23).
"Everyone was constantly being instigated and manipulated to get the most dramatic response. … Constantly poked and prodded, like we weren't even people. ... It left a sour taste in my mouth" – UFC fighter Ronda Rousey, on production tactics during "The Ultimate Fighter" reality TV series (L.A. TIMES, 12/21).