“It’s been a tough road. (But) we have a place to sleep that isn’t the airport.” — Heather Krochuk inside a Boston hotel after her flight to Toronto was canceled in what’s turned into a 36-hour trip from Seattle, where she spent Christmas with her husband, Ron.
“If you want to get personal, that’s fine. I’m sticking to my record, and talk is cheap. You’re going to see action like you’ve never seen before.” — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to reporters after he decided to seek re-election, defying calls for him to step down after admitting he smoked crack.
“It’s huge for our program, to get a win like this after no one gave us a chance all year. We’ve got to ride this into next year. We can’t settle with this. … We want the big one.” — Freshman quarterback Trevor Knight after he led No. 11 Oklahoma to a 45-31 win over third-ranked Alabama in the Sugar Bowl.