? Randy Matson, shotputter, conceding that a world record is possible in his event at Mexico City: "I've heard the shot travels one-sixteenth of an inch farther at 7,300 feet than at sea level."
? Jerry Krause, former University of Minnesota tennis star, now a specialist-four with the Army and the new Fort Leavenworth post tournament singles champion after eliminating a colonel, a lieutenant colonel and a captain: "I expect orders for Vietnam any day now."
? Mickey Lolich, motorcyclist and the Detroit Tigers' No. 2 pitcher, after Organist Denny McLain won 30 games: "How could I be a 30-game winner? How could I ride a motorcycle on the Ed Sullivan Show!"