They Said It

October 29, 2005

"If the last five years were the first five years, I wouldn't have been here for the last five years."

Joe Torre

New York Yankees manager, on being on the hot seat

"Right now, this is the phone call preceding the date. The phone call can go good, the phone call can go bad. But remember, it's not how you start the date, it's how you finish the date."

Shaquille O'Neal

Miami Heat center, on the NBA exhibition season

"Proving once again that for every action there is a reaction, the NBA is instituting a dress code and the Minnesota Vikings are expected to institute an undress code."

Dwight Perry

Columnist for The Seattle Times

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