?Jackie Kemp, quarterback for the San Diego Chargers of the AFL, answering a fan's request to keep his passes in range of TV cameras: "I will do my best to develop a 21-inch pass."
? Golfer Gary Player on the deportment of the gallery at the recent American Classic at Akron, in which Player lost to Jay Hebert: "When I missed a 5-foot putt on the third hole the spectators cheered. Then I missed a 4-footer on the fourth, and some of the people laughed. I didn't mind their rooting for an American, but I wanted a fair shake. When you're a long way from home and you're heartbroken, it's hard to take."
? Fred Haney, General Manager of the Los Angeles Angels, discussing his team's first season in the expanded American League: "Our goal this year was to make enough money to pay our expenses—not counting bonuses and purchasing players [ Angels attendance through August 29 was 540,710]. We may show a slight profit."
? Coach Sammy Baugh of the New York Titans, after his team had suffered through a rough flight to an exhibition game in Greenville, S.C.: "If you beat Houston you go back home by bus. If you lose, you have to fly back to New York."