? Roger Clemens, Red Sox pitcher, on what kind of music the team listens to when traveling to a game: "Whatever Jim Rice wants."
? John Felske, Phillies manager, on his team's late-season surge to second place: "We had a case of Ripple on ice."
? Neil Lomax, St. Louis quarterback, on the time it took the replay referees to decide if a ball had been caught inbounds: "I thought they were ordering a pizza."
? Jeff Kemp, 49ers quarterback, when asked about his rapport with wide receiver Jerry Rice: "Rapport? You mean like, 'You run as fast as you can, and I'll throw it as far as I can'?"