Indians GM Chris Antonetti – “I will not overpay a baseball has been. I will not overpay a baseball has been. I will not overpay a baseball has been.”
Indians Owner Paul Dolan – “The next time I have 2 potential Cy Young candidates to trade, I will get more than a couple of ‘never wases’ and a bag of practice balls.”
Browns HC Mangini – “I will find the best real estate agent in Cleveland. And I will begin looking today!”
Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts – “I will never buy another baseball team as long as I live.”
Cam Newton’s father Cecil – “Next time I try to shake down a college for money to let my son play, I’ll require a non-disclosure notice be signed first.”
NCAA Chief Rules Enforcer Julie Roe Lach – “Consistency? Consistency? We don’t need no stinkin’ consistency!”
NFL Investigator Favre Case – “I will not ask Favre for an autograph at the interview. I will not ask Favre for an autograph at the interview.”
Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen – “Before hiring a Head Coach, I will remember to ask the applicant for a resume and I will read it prior to issuing an job offer.”
Dallas Cowboy Owner Jerry Jones – “I will not rest until I find a high profile head coach that will accept the job and not object to my meddling in daily operations of the team.”
Colts Head Coach Jim Caldwell – “Next time we go 14-0, I won’t play only backups for the final 2 games.”
LeBron James – “Next time before I sign with a team I will consult the Oracle of Delphi and a marketing consultant as well. I will not go on ESPN and take an hour to announce my decision.”
Tiger Woods – “Next time before I get married I will consult the Oracle of Delphi, a lawyer to write a prenuptial agreement and a driving instructor as well.”
Mark Parker CEO Nike – “Next time before I sign a huge contract with an athlete I will consult the Oracle of Delphi, a marketing consultant, and a physiologist as well.”
Redskin DT Albert Haynesworth – “Next time before I sign a huge contract with a team, I will make sure they play a 4-3 and that will be in the contract.”
Redskin QB Donovan McNabb – “Next time before I sign a contract extension with a team I will make sure that I’m not in the middle of a spitting contest between the coach and owner.”
Redskins Owner Daniel M. Snyder – “Next time before I sign a huge contract with an athlete and a new coach, I will make sure that both will play well with others.”
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