The Kickoff

October 19, 2005


"I know what a plural is, but I've never heard of pleurisy."

LeBron James

Of the Cleveland Cavaliers, joking about his hospital stay

"Ozzie is the Hispanic Jackie Mason. If you look at him in that light, you don't worry about anything he says."

Jerry Reinsdorf

Chicago White Sox owner, on his outspoken manager, Ozzie Guillen

"What we have is a lot of guys capable of making plays. And what happens a lot is every guy who has the ball is trying to make that play."

Stan Van Gundy

Miami Heat coach

Good morning --Albert Pujols--Hey, hey, hey, was that a fat pitch, Albert?


What changes would you make on the Orioles' coaching staff?

Lee Mazzilli inheriting a team without naming his own coaching staff was like an Italian restaurateur opening a Chinese eatery. Give Sam Perlozzo the ability to push the buttons himself !

Patrick R. Lynch



Does baseball need instant replay to review umpiring calls?

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