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Saturday, March 09, 2013 - 6:55 AM
Source: SportsFan
Author: Ben Hocking

"I remember being told, 'you are too small, not good enough' … but I always knew one day I could say to them, 'I told you so'."
Pocket dynamo Marco Rojas has earned some satisfaction in proving his critics wrong in the A-League this season.

"It is almost like there are two Tevezes. There's the Tevez before, who had a problem, and there's the Tevez now, who no longer has problems."
Carlos Tevez forgot to mention the third Tevez who always talks about himself in the third person.

"NRA members and NASCAR fans love their country and everything that is good and right about America. We salute our flag, volunteer in our churches and communities, cherish our families, and we love racing."
NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre elucidates the symbiosis and synergy that exists between the gun lobby and NASCAR as he announces the naming rights sponsorship of a Sprint Cup series race … or, you know rednecks like shootin' and racin'.

"With everything that has gone on, it is just great to get out there and go racing."
Shane Van Gisbergen after winning the Clipsal 500 for Tekno Autosports, a team he may not be legally allowed to drive for this season.

"He was a great basketball player. And as a diplomat, he was a great basketball player."
US Secretary of State offers his opinion on Dennis Rodman's visit to North Korea to meet Kim Jong Un.

"Anyone who attempts to manipulate professional sport for betting outcomes is a cheat and they will be caught and punished."
Victoria is set to introduce jail terms for match-fixing, tanking and doping, unfortunately for Ted Baillieu, the man who announced the new laws, he won't be around as Premier to oversee their implementation.

"I must say I was a little bit surprised, they all clapped and cheered. I didn't expect that. It was nice to get that reception."
Craig Bellamy must be some pessimist if he expected the Melbourne Storm players to react any other way when he told them he was re-signing with the club.

"Stilnox is not a prohibited drug but the unwashed public out there tend to group it all together and view it as the same."
AOC president John Coates does his best to get the taxpayers who fund Australia's elite sports program on side, by referring to them as the great unwashed. Where is that copy of the Crawford Report?

"Let's not exaggerate things and make things up."
AFL CEO Andrew Demetriou refutes a report saying the league would provide assistance for Lance Franklin to join GWS next year.

"We have to look at both areas (batting and bowling) that's for sure. Both have been unacceptable, both aren't good enough."
Australian captain Michael Clarke pinpoints exactly what is wrong with his side at the minute – everything.

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