? Sam Jones, Boston Celtic star who retired this spring, explaining that it did not surprise him when Bill Russell announced that he was resigning as player-coach of the team: "What would you do if Sam Jones retired?"
? John Brodie, 49er quarterback: "When Joe Namath throws the ball, they call it a quick release. With me, they say I unload."
? George King, Purdue basketball coach, commenting on the lecture he gives at summer coaching clinics on the Purdue offense and its star, Rick Mount: "I call it my sermon on the Mount."