"Getting more dollars does come for me at the cost of true journalistic independence."
"You can’t get that wrapped up when somebody writes something that is not so much going to be in your corner. You can’t come out swinging and bury everybody."
"I hope to god he does it."
"How was he alerted to this? Was this in his deal, did he know beforehand, did he find out through social media or through you?"
"I think that's what's lost in all of this, is at the end with NBC, there weren't good relations."
"For Amazon specifically, what fits is it is one of the biggest leagues in the world and people care about it."
"He took the blame when there was blame to be accepted, and he also dished out all the credit when things were going well."
"Every single one of the broadcast networks is lobbying the NFL, saying 'This simulcast on ABC, it better be a one-year deal.'"
"Getting caught up in trying to replace them, I've tried to avoid that."
"One of the things that makes Tony so great is that he’s a huge fan. I think the viewer at home really enjoys that."
CBS Sports chairman Sean McManus identifies NFL head coaches Sean McVay and Mike Tomlin as possibly having a future in broadcasting.
"‘Holy ****, dude, we gotta get on the field.’"
"If you're a true, legit contender, go ahead and give me a shout."
"Your journalistic ethics have to show up during a broadcast, while you’re calling a game, and certainly in situations where politics are part of sports."
"I would not want to be part of the Pac-12 anymore because I think their future is bleak."