?Jack Mansell, forward for fourth-ranked Georgia Tech, on his backup role: "If you're not going to play, you might as well not play for the best."
? Rick Sutcliffe, Chicago Cubs pitcher, on the team's requirement that all players report to spring training below specified weights: "You know what you're going to have with all those weight clauses? Twenty-five Manute Bols."
? Mike Fratello, 5'7" coach of the Atlanta Hawks, on the advantage of having 5'7" Spud Webb on his team: "If I ever lose my luggage, I know where to go to borrow clothes."