?John McKenna, VMI football coach who quit to become assistant athletic director at Georgia Tech, on why he would not return to coaching: "I wouldn't go through the business of recruiting again, of fawning on teen-age athletes."
?John (Beans) Reardon, former umpire, on receiving the Bill Klem Award at a Houston banquet: "I'm very glad to receive the Klem Award, but I'll tell you the truth. Klem hated my guts and I hated his."
?Dr. Harold E. Kenney, former Illinois wrestling coach, on karate: "It's a form of Oriental offensive grunting. If a man using karate has laryngitis, he is disarmed."
? Jack Hurley, veteran boxing manager, on his decision to sell heavyweight Boone Kirkman's contract for $150,000: "It's better to have something in the pocket in case the police come."