? John Lloyd, husband of Chris Evert Lloyd, explaining why his right hand was taped during a recent tournament: "My hands are very soft because of all the dishes I have to wash."
? Mickey Mantle, asked if he had any comment on being passed by Reggie Jackson on the alltime home run list: "He passed me on the alltime strikeout list a couple of years ago and nobody asked me about that."
? Spud Webb, the Atlanta Hawks' 5'7" guard, admitting that he uses his elbows on opponents: "You just keep throwing them, and by the third quarter their shins are so sore that you can run right by them."