They Said It

October 12, 2005

"I played great baseball all year, and I played like a dog the last five days."

Alex Rodriguez

On his performance for the New York Yankees in the playoffs

"I tried to watch it, but I kept falling asleep."

Bobby Bowden

Florida State football coach, on attempting to watch fellow septuagenarian coach Joe Paterno and his Penn State team play Ohio State on Saturday night

"NASCAR has this tough-guy reputation as a pedal-to-the-metal, let's-trade-paint, get-out-of-the-way-or-get-gone kind of sport. ... And yet NASCAR these days is all about safe driving."

Joe Posnanski

The Kansas City Star, on how it's more important to keep running and finish high than to win in pursuit of a Nextel Cup title

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