"It's not like it would be very difficult to host it here. You couldn't have enough tickets" – Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen, on the possibility of Denver hosting the Super Bowl (DENVER POST, 9/15).
"We’re going to watch it, we’re going to talk about it and see how many times it happens. We just don’t want to do something that we weren’t totally comfortable with on video review" – NHL Senior Exec VP/Hockey Operations Colin Campbell, on the league's cancellation of plans to institute video review of high-sticking calls (CP, 9/14).
"I think you look at the team owners in the truck series and the majority are independently wealthy and willing to invest and lose money. I don't have that ability" – NASCAR driver and Truck Series team owner Brad Keselowski, on facing gaps in sponsorship funding (AP, 9/14).
"If there’s a chance to make things a little more comfortable during the school year when they’re not allowed to work, then I think that would maybe be a good idea. I’d hate to see kids have to look for outside sources of income, if you know what I mean" – Former Kansas Univ. men's basketball player Greg Drieling, on college athletes receiving some financial compensation (STAR-TELEGRAM.com, 9/13).
"I’ve got to make sure everything is off the record when he calls my phone right now. He can’t be using anything" – Red Wings G Jimmy Howard, on former NHLer Chris Osgood's new role as FS Detroit analyst (DETROIT FREE PRESS, 9/14).
"You kind of think in a fantasy it would be cool if 'GameDay' ever came, but you never truly believe that they would" – North Dakota State Univ. AD Gene Taylor, on ESPN's "College GameDay" coming to campus for the Delaware State-NDSU game on Saturday (DICKINSON PRESS, 9/15).