?Alex Sandusky, Baltimore Colts regular offensive guard, retiring after 12 years at the age of 33: "The new players keep getting better, and it makes you think you're getting worse."
?Keith Erickson, San Francisco Warrior rookie, when asked what he was doing during a recent melee between San Francisco and St. Louis players and coaches: "Looking for an empty seat in the second row of Section 5."
? Al McGuire, Marquette basketball coach, after losing to smaller, more aggressive Loyola of Chicago: " Loyola has a different type of kid than we do. They come from a different background. They're tough. They battle. When there was a ball loose on the floor, who got it? Loyola. They just want it more."