Quotes of the Day Archive

Will McDonough

"I think money in general hurts all sports."

-- Will McDonough
Roger Maltbie

"I just say what I see when I see it. The viewer doesn’t care how technically proficient you are. He cares about the perspective and credibility you bring to the broadcast."

-- Roger Maltbie
Dave O'Brien

"I’ve really come to admire the ability to use silence, my own silence, to better tell the story and heighten the drama of the game,"

-- Dave O'Brien
William C. Rhoden

"We all see what we talk about through our own lens."

-- William C. Rhoden
Karl Ravech

"Scores and highlights no longer are enough. Your viewer, for better or for worse, is hungry for opinion."

-- Karl Ravech
Dale Hansen

"We have a very simple mantra at my station - Tell them something they don't know."

-- Dale Hansen
Mike Tirico

"I love coming here (Newhouse School) because everybody asks incredibly good questions that media reporters don't ask."

-- Mike Tirico
Kimberley A. Martin

"Your social media...could make or break you."

-- Kimberley A. Martin
Erika Wachter

"You never know who can help you in life and who you can help as well."

-- Erika Wachter
Claire Smith

"We are not their (players) friends. We can be friendly but we are not their friends. We are reporters."

-- Claire Smith
Jason Dumas

"Be a sponge. Learn from everyone."

-- Jason Dumas
Dale Hansen

"I was asked if I was an entertainer or a journalist and I said 'yes.'"

-- Dale Hansen
John Wildhack

"You want to be first but, most importantly, get it right."

-- John Wildhack
Mike Tirico

"The question of journalism and what’s real has never been more relevant, it’s never been discussed more and it’s never been attacked more."

-- Mike Tirico
Jason Dumas

"Even though sports is entertainment, at the core we are journalists."

-- Jason Dumas
Erika Wachter

"We are taught to be a reporter. That's our passion. We are inquisitive"

-- Erika Wachter
John Wildhack

"Sports are sports, but you've got to have some journalistic background"

-- John Wildhack
Simon Perez

"Talking (to a coach) about wins and losses is different from asking 'did you punch the parent?'"

-- Simon Perez
Patti Kleinman Fallick

"Before you talk about something make sure you know what you are talking about."

-- Patti Kleinman Fallick
Claire Smith

"For those who want to cover sports and sports alone, that's going to be difficult"

-- Claire Smith