''I wish a lot of the public saw what I saw. He's a pretty friendly guy, he'll meet people -- friends of mine -- who he doesn't really even know, and he's nothing but nice and sweet to them. I wish the public saw a little bit more of that side of him.''<br><br>--Andy Roddick to the New York Times on Terrell Owens.
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''It's going to be definitely different for a lot of people. You go into the locker room and you have this locker standing there, and we kind of laugh about it like, 'What are you going to do with this thing?' You can't put anybody in it. I don't think so. I mean, would you want that locker? You've got to be kidding me.''<br><br>--Packers coach Mike McCarthy on what the season will be like without Brett Favre.
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''I tried to say it didn't matter I've never been to a Final Four, but it feels great. This is just unbelievable.''<br><br>--LSU coach Van Chancellor after his Lady Tigers, led by Sylvia Fowles, knocked off top-seeded North Carolina.
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''In this comeback, for lack of better words, I've not made a fool of myself. I've done pretty well for my age  and for what I've been through. Obviously days like today just give me more incentive to keep going.''<br><br>-- Lindsay Davenport after defeating second-ranked Ana Ivanovic in the third round at the Sony Ericsson Open. Davenport is 17-3 this year with two titles after returning to the tour following the birth of her first child.
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''I'm definitely coming back next year. I don't think I'm ready for [the NBA].''<br><br>--Davidson star Stephen Curry after the Wildcats lost in the regional finals.
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''You can see it works. They practically saved my life. They got me to where I wanted to be again, moving and walking around... I'm still working on the dexterity in my hands, being able to do everyday stuff such as brush my hair, tie my shoes. It's getting better.''<br><br>--former Buffalo Bills tight end Kevin Everett praising the experimental therapies being developed by The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, which he visited last week.
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''He just has a will to win. It may be with a defensive stop. It may be with a rebound that he nicked his head on the rim as he went to get it. It may be outrunning the entire field when he started behind everybody. It may be a steal, a dive, a tip out of nowhere, and then again it may be a drive, baseline and dunk on their team.''<br><br>--Memphis coach John Calipari describing super freshman Derrick Rose.
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''Legally, we had no other choice. There was no evidence of [Katerina] Thanou (far left in photo) committing any doping offense during the period in question, which leaves us with no alternative but to award the medal to her.''<br><br>-- IAAF spokesman Nick Davies explaining that the silver medal won by Marion Jones at the 2001 world championships had been awarded to Thanou. The Greek sprinter was banned for two years after missing a third drug test on the eve of the 2004 Athens Olympics.
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''It's a failure. We have one of the best defensive players to ever play the game in myself. We have Brad [Miller] and Kevin [Martin], up and coming first and second team All-NBA guys, and we have some good point guards, so it's a failure that we didn't make the playoffs.''<br><br> --Kings forward Ron Artest summing up Sacramento's season.
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''With the West, there are no nights off, you've got to play your best game each night and everybody's fighting not just for the playoffs but for seeding. One game can move you up or down so this is what basketball is all about. You want to be in a competitive situation and I'm right in the middle of it.''<br><br>--Dallas guard Jason Kidd, whose Mavericks are in a battle to make the playoffs.
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