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"I think personally — and now I'm definitely on a soapbox — the people who were against (players) coming out made a lot of excuses, but a lot of it was racist. The reason I'm going to say that is, I've never heard anybody go up in arms about letting kids go out and play minor-league baseball or hockey. They're not making big money and they're white kids and nobody has a problem." - former NBA coach and current basketball analyst Stan Van Gundy

"She was one of the most exciting players in the league this past season, and she proved that she can be impactful at the professional level in NWSL. And now with that, she earned a call-up for the national team," USWNT coach Vlatko Andonovski to ESPN in January 2022

"They were escorted out of their seats and then off the grounds for disruption of play. There’s a first time time for anything.” - Brendan McIntyre, Sr. Director of Corporate Communications for the U.S. Tennis Association.

“Playing for the Sparks was a dream come true and I’m honored to have shared the court with such amazing ladies for as long as we did. I’m sorry to have left abruptly and I wish it would have ended on a different note.” - Australian women's basketball player Liz Cambage announcing her departure from the WNBA

A jersey worn by the late Kobe Bryant is the latest piece of sports memorabilia to fetch a ridiculous amount of money. 

Michigan Wolverines men's basketball Juwan Howard reminded everyone he's from Chicago on Sunday (Feb.20).