"I was in a no-win situation, so I'm glad that I won rather than lost."
-Boxer Frank Bruno
"I owe a lot to my parents, especially my mother and father."
"There have been injuries and deaths in boxing, but none of them serious."
"Watch the time. It gives you an indication of how fast they are running."
“We make a lot of money, but we spend a lot of money too.”
"I dunno. I never smoked any Astroturf."
-Tug McGraw, asked whether he preferred grass or Astroturf
"I told Roland Hemond to go out and get me a big name pitcher. He said, 'Dave Wehrmeister's got 11 letters. Is that a big enough name for you ?'"
-Eddie Eichorn, White Sox owner
"I am the most loyal player money can buy."
"I can't really remember the names of the clubs that we went to."
-Shaquille O'Neal on whether he had visited the Parthenon during his visit to Greece
"People think we make $3 million and $4 million a year. They don't realize that most of us only make $500,000."
"We're going to turn this team around 360 degrees."
"They shouldn't throw at me. I'm the father of five or six kids."
-Baseball player Tito Fuentes
"There is one word in America that says it all, and that word is, 'You never know.'"
-Pitcher Joaquin Andujar
"Any time Detroit scores more than 100 points and holds the other team below 100 points, they almost always win."
"My sister's expecting a baby, and I don't know if I'm going to be an uncle or an aunt."
“I don’t know. Maybe I’ll escape into Bolivian.”
"Why does everybody stand up and sing 'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' when they're already there?"
"Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein."
"I want to rush for 1,000 or 1,500 yards, whichever comes first."
"Left hand, right hand, it doesn't matter. I'm amphibious."
"Play some Picasso."
-Former New Jersey Net Chris Morris, to a piano player at a hotel bar while trying to impress a date.
"I'm glad you're doing this story on us and not on the WNBA. We're so much prettier than all the other women in sports."
"He called me a 'rapist' and a 'recluse'. I'm not a recluse."
"Ah, isn't that nice, the wife of the Cambridge president is kissing the cox of the Oxford crew."
-Harry Carpenter - BBC TV Boat Race 1977