“We took [the Seahawks] from five to 13 wins this year. To see them learn how to win and feel like all their hard work has paid off assures me we are on the right track. We're going to be that Cinderella soon.”
— “Bobby Hurley Talks Fab Five, Jalen Rose, March Madness and More,” March 27, BleacherReport.com
Head coach Dan Hurley and his assistant and brother, Bobby, were media darlings in their inaugural year with the Seahawks. The sons of Hall of Fame Coach Bob Hurley Sr., they appeared on 60 Minutes and in an ESPN special, and Bobby was featured in Dove soap commercials.
“I'm a fiscal sanity advocate. I think we're going to have to say, 'Yes, we will sacrifice.' But we're not going to let this great country go the way many have before. This [nation] can't be allowed to expire, because it sets the tone for the rest of the world. We have an opportunity to reinvent ourselves.”
— “Richard Grasso, NYSE Ex-Boss, Tells Wagner College Audience He Might Run for Mayor,” April 15, SILive.com
Richard Grasso grabbed headlines in the Staten Island Advance and the New York Times when he spoke at Wagner College's Presidential Economic Symposium on April 14 and announced that he would run for New York City mayor in 2013 — if Police Commissioner Ray Kelly did not run and former New York Attorney General and Governor Eliot Spitzer did.