?Lieut. Billy Mills, Olympic 10,000-meter winner, asked at what stage he decided to stay up with the leaders in the race: "Last February, when I made up my mind to try out for the U.S. team."
?Chuck Burr, Buffalo Bills publicist, after his team won its ninth straight game: "Once we were whining losers, but now we're arrogant winners."
? Clint Courtney, ex-Oriole, admitting he is not the man he was when he earned the nickname Scrap Iron: "There's just the scraps left now; not much iron."
?Berl Huffman, Texas Tech freshman coach, on the uncertainties of freshman football: "Games often are decided not by who's best but who centered the ball farthest over whose head."