“Why does it have to be one or the other? We have a sports town. Right now, this is Dodger time. Everybody knows that. Once we see how our run is and the Lakers start up, then it's going to turn back to the Lakers” – Dodgers investor Magic Johnson, on whether L.A. is a Dodgers town or a Lakers town (LATIMES.com, 10/4).
"That’s like Hollywood paparazzi b.s.-type stuff. That’s embarrassing, honestly, that somebody on your radio station would say that. ... That couldn't be further from the truth. That’s insulting" – MLB Rangers President of Baseball Operations & GM Jon Daniels, in response to a question from Dallas-based KRLD-FM about an alleged altercation with team CEO Nolan Ryan (DALLASNEWS.com, 10/4).
“I’m not looking forward to the long trip, but as far as the experience, I’m going to love it. Interacting with fans abroad and things like that. So, it’s going to be a great learning experience” – Pacers G George Hill, on the team's Oct. 10 and Oct. 13 games in Asia against the Rockets as part of the NBA Global Games (INDIANAPOLIS STAR, 10/6).