Weekend Quick Hits....
"The first one was so successful, you don't try to top it. It's hard to recreate something like that. It's just a Marketing 101 type of thing. It would be difficult, and the last thing you would want to do is throw a party and have no one show up" - Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban, on using Cowboys Stadium as a venue for the NBA All-Star Game (ESPNDALLAS.com, 1/25).
"For the life of me, I can't figure out why, if everything is lined up, if he's got the money in hand, why would he postpone this?" - New Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers, on doubts about whether Prospective Coyotes Owner Greg Jamison actually will be able to pull off the purchase of the team by Thursday's deadline (ARIZONA REPUBLIC, 1/27).
"Welcome to Kim Kardashian's world! It's going to be a life experience, that's for sure" - NASCAR driver Scott Speed, on the relationship between fellow drivers Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Danica Patrick (USATODAY.com, 1/25).
"I wouldn't say I feel bad for them. I respected them on the field, but they chose this. They made their own decisions off the field and they have to live with it" - Former MLBer Frank Thomas, on whether he felt bad Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire were denied admission to the Baseball HOF (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 1/27).
"The one thing that Gayle and I are a little taken aback from and we don't like too much is the recognition. It's hard for us to go anywhere now" - Saints and Hornets Owner Tom Benson, on the attention him and his wife, Gayle, get in New Orleans (NOLA.com, 1/26).
"I think -- taking it from Pat Summerall is pretty good -- less is better" - Pro Football HOFer John Madden, on Brent Musburger's comments about Katherine Webb, the girlfriend of Alabama QB A.J. McCarron (NYTIMES.com, 126).