"I just hope everyone gets stuck into him because the way he's carried on and the way he's commented in public about it is ridiculous. He hit it to first slip... and the biggest problem there is the poor umpire cops all the crap that he gets in paper and Stuart Broad makes them look like fools. From my point of view it's poor, so I hope the public actually get stuck into him. And I hope he cries and goes home. I don't advocate walking, but when you hit it to first slip it's pretty hard." Australian coach Darren 'Boof' Lehmann tells a radio station Down Under why he is unhappy with the behaviour of Stuart Broad.
"Aussie cricket coach Darren 'Boof' Lehmann has been fined after labelling English cricketer Stuart Broad a cheat on Triple M. Triple M can't let Boof take all the blame for something that happened on our station. He's a mate and a great bloke and we'll be coughing up the match fine on his behalf." An Aussie radio station offers to pay the Lehmann fine." The radio station Down Under offers to pay Lehmann's fine.
"That's the danger of medicals before contracts. The best thing to do is do the medical in secret." Jose Mourinho on Chelsea's bid to sign Brazilian player Willian hours after he underwent a medical.
"Paul has a certain type of personality and behaviour on the pitch. He reminds me of myself 10 years ago when I was complaining about every decision when I want to coach my team and at the same time I want to have a whistle on my lip. He is the same. He will change. With time and experience he will change because he complains about every, every, every decision." Jose Mourinho has some advice for Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert.
"Andre (Agassi) got to the final of the Open at 35, so there's no reason to believe he couldn't do it. At Wimbledon I could see him going late into an event, a final. I could see it on a hard court...but I personally think that at this stage it's going to be quite, quite difficult for him to win another one." John McEnroe does not see Roger Federer winning another Major title.
"What is important is that you don't give up. Don't listen to the ones who keep putting the club down - they are like crows. Everyone should stay positive because we are going to have a very good season - I'm sure about that." Paolo Di Canio hits back at Sunderland's critics.
"It wasn't dramatic, there was no big bust-up, he didn't storm out of the training ground." West Brom manager Steve Clarke on Nicolas Anelka's threat to retire after the death of an agent.
"I didn’t want to push it, so I just chipped and putted." Tiger Woods blames back and neck pain on "soft hotel beds".
"I truly believe that if Bolt started training next year by just doing the same old workouts each day, just running a few 200m - not training hard, just doing enough to keep in shape, he'd still beat the others. That is how talented he is and it's amazing." US legend Michael Johnson salutes World Championship triple gold medalist Usain Bolt as the greatest in history.
"The thing about Tyson Fury is that he is a bit of a fool, so it's no real surprise that he'll probably make those comparisons. Unlike Cunningham, if I hit Tyson he's not only going down, he's going down for the count. There is only one way this fight is going to go." David Haye shares his views on British heavyweight rival David Hayes before they clash on September 28.
"There was a lot of stuff on Twitter but I tried not to take too much notice of it. I had some good advice from players like Mike Phillips who just told me to ignore it. I was just grateful to have been given the opportunity to win the series. I did get a bit of verbal abuse and people wanting to break my legs and stuff. But I didn’t really care." Wales centre Jonathan Davies on people threatening to break his legs when he was selected for the third Lions Test ahead of Brian O'Driscoll.
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