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Volume 24 No. 157
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Quick Hits....

"I’m hoping that my words and that my actions can change racism and help eradicate it even further" – Seahawks CB Richard Sherman, on being outspoken about race relations in America (N.Y. TIMES, 5/11).

"We're not here to have a fight and make enemies. We're here to be welcomed and guided to the perfect location" – XIX Entertainment Founder Simon Fuller, on his group's efforts to find a site to build an MLS stadium in Miami (MIAMI HERALD, 5/11).

"I got a good connection at Nike and they take care of me" – Heat F LeBron James, on how he already had a Johnny Manziel Browns jersey on Friday, just one day after Manziel was selected (N.Y. POST, 5/11).

"You wouldn’t get what you normally associate with that show. I’d go the other way and they’d fire us in a minute. Canceled. Nobody would watch it" – NFL Giants coach Tom Coughlin, suggesting he does not want the team to be featured on HBO's "Hard Knocks" (N.Y. POST, 5/11).