"We will explain to the world why this is not a doping case, but a natural occurrence."
-- Former cyclist Floyd Landis
"I am confident I will be exonerated of these charges."
-- Martha Stewart
"Once the smoke clears, everybody's going to see we did nothing wrong."
-- Former USC running back Reggie Bush
"I take the charges very seriously, and I look forward to clearing my good name. I respectfully ask all of you to hold your judgment until all of the facts are shown."
-- NFL quarterback Michael Vick
"We will cooperate fully with the SEC and look forward to the opportunity to put any concern about these transactions to rest."
-- Former Enron chairman and CEO Kenneth Lay