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"I probably would put you in a choke hold right now. And then we would go for some ice cream later, but I would tell you how much of an asshole you were."
New York Knicks forward Metta World Peace considering how he might respond differently to having beer thrown on him now than he did in 2004, when one such thrown glass of beer ignited the Malice at the Palace.
"It will be quite complicated and will require the use of some unconventional tools and instruments to reconstruct his beak."
New Orleans Pelicans team physician Dr. Matthew McQueen remarking on the plastic surgery to be performed on the Pelicans mascot, Pierre, that will hopefully make him look less like a psycho-clown-bird scaring the shit out of everyone.
New York Islanders forward Thomas Vanek explaining his desires to explore free agency after the season.
Tennis player Maria Sharapova clarifying her reporting duties for the Winter Olympics being held in her hometown of Sochi, Russia.
"He took a job that nobody wanted and he should be proud of where he brought this team from. We were in the cellar, we were in that cave, that tunnel that there is no light. We were the worst team in history."
Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola praising his coach Jim Schwartz, who was fired on Monday.
"[I]t's a very nice home that we're going to, so I'll make sure I'll put on the right clothes and the right socks, gotta-take-your-shoes-off-at-the-door type of house."
Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade looking forward to spending Thanksgiving at teammate Lebron James’s house.
I think if you put an -er at the end, that makes people cringe, but if there's an -a at the end, that's like people saying 'bro.'
Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes explaining the importance of suffixes when using the “n word.” Barnes was fined earlier in the week for using the term in question (with an -a) on Twitter.
Detroit Lions safety Louis Delmas remembering his pet alligator, Mojo. Delmas had to give up Mojo when teammate Kevin Ogletree moved in with him.
Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder explaining his reasons for not dipping the tortilla chip he pilfered from an unsuspecting fan.
"It's real simple: We're going to give him the ball until he throws up. So he's either got to tap out or throw up on the field. Let's just put it that way."
Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett discussing running back C.J. Spiller’s workload and flaunting his blatant disregard for OSHA regulations.
"We don't see that very often at all. Gainesville Police Department has horses and they see it sometimes. Usually everybody steers clear of the dogs."
Alacua County Sheriff’s spokesperson Art Forgey commenting on the arrest of University of Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison for barking at a police dog. The dog, Morrison claimed, barked at him first.
"It was killing my throat. I had to drink a lot of water, but I ate like six peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for lunch and dinner."
University of South Carolina star defensive end Jadeveon Clowney detailing his off-season training regimen, which helped him gain back some of the weight he’d lost in the off-season.
Rasheed Wallace, who holds the NBA record for most technical fouls as a player, explaining how he’ll avoid accruing technical fouls now that he’s an assistant coach for the Detroit Pistons.
Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland commenting on the potent lineup of the Baltimore Orioles.
"Well, no I don’t think anybody made too much of it. Why I say that, I personally think people made too much of it, but I don’t think people made too much of it."
Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland trying to explain the recent struggles of pitcher Justin Verlander and the media’s reaction to them.
Dortmund manager Jürgen Klopp reflecting on his team’s 2-1 loss to Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League final.
Mike Tyson commenting on Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, who bit Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic in a recent match.
Sunderland AFC manager Paolo Di Canio’s reported statement to an an Italian newspaper meant to clarify his political beliefs. The statement may have been uttered as far back as 2005 but has been unearthed by the British press after the soccer club recently named Di Canio its manager.
Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Triple-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies) General Manager Kurt Landes expressing unbridled enthusiasm for the innovative “Urinal Gaming System” to be installed in Coca-Cola Park this spring.
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