? George Raveling, USC's new basketball coach, recalling his rough-and-tumble youth in a ghetto in Washington, D.C.: "If you went to my school with two ears, it was obvious you were a transfer student."
?Steve Ontiveros, Oakland relief pitcher, who recently shaved off a beard he had sported during the spring: "It wasn't producing, so I had to send it down."
? Doug Weaver, former Kansas State football coach, reminiscing about the time he was hung in effigy on the school's campus: "I'm glad it happened in front of the library. I've always emphasized scholarship."