?Charles McClendon, LSU football coach: "I know we're playing 11 games, our players know we're playing 11 games, but our fans think we're playing only one: Notre Dame."
? Abe Pollin, Baltimore Bullets owner, on negotiations with the NBA players' association: "The reserve clause is outmoded in its present form, and basketball can exist without it. A player doesn't have to be bound to the same team for life."
? Don Buford, Baltimore Orioles outfielder, on the way to beat the wage-price freeze: "Just take your normal salary, then get an interest-free loan from the club that you forget to pay back."