? Carlton Fisk, White Sox catcher, on his call for a slider, which pitcher Floyd Bannister shook off in favor of a fastball, which Seattle's Harold Reynolds hit for a single, which cost Bannister a perfect game: "Maybe I should send my fingers to Cooperstown. I called a perfect game."
?Lawrence White, wide receiver for the Chicago Bears' strike-replacement team, before the team's first practice: "We're coming together as a unit."
? Cliff Hagan, University of Kentucky athletic director, on his press relations: "I resent when I read in the paper I was unavailable for comment. I'm always available for comment, even if my comment is 'No comment.' "