"Inactivity is a sin in boxing. Trying to come back and defy the odds is one thing. There comes a point when you realize you don't have it."--Sugar Ray Leonard after losing his comeback bout against Hector "Macho" Camacho.
"Unfortunately, in a team sport like this, it's easier to change one individual than 20 individuals."--the Pittsburgh Penguins' Ron Francis on the firing of coach Eddie Johnston.
"It's a burden. If you win once, you have to win again. I'm looking forward to no more head cases crying about not being played or not being played right, no more bed checks, no more chasing recruits or hearing about what people are giving them or what they want...I'm really glad that from this day on I can be responsible for just myself."--Dale Brown, about retiring after 25 years as the LSU basketball coach.