? Frank Shorter, America's first Olympic marathon gold medal winner since 1908, explaining why he is not surprised that President Nixon has never called him: "Football players and coaches may get calls from the President, but you have to remember that there are a hell of a lot of football fans who vote."
?Toby Kimball, bald forward of the Kansas City-Omaha Kings: "Someday I'm going to expose the NBA. I'm really going to let my hair down—both strands of it."
?Ken Shelley, figure skater who went from Olympic competition to professional ice shows: "The Saturday matinees can be maddening. You're out there skating your heart out, and the kids are all yelling, 'Bring on the clowns.' "