? Al Conover, Rice football coach, asked his impression of Amarillo on his first visit to the Texas plains: "You sure aren't bothered with woodpeckers out here, are you?"
? Bob Hope on Jack Kent Cooke's rights to the Joe Frazier-Muhammad Ali rematch: "It's hard to make money on closed-circuit radio."
? Johnny Logan, ex-major league shortstop and new color announcer for the Milwaukee Brewers: "I'd like to be sort of like Lou Boudreau. He does a good job of recapping the play before it happens."
?Kresimir Cosic, Brigham Young University's Yugoslav center, after a reporter wrote, "Cosic moves like Ichabod Crane": "Who is this Crane fellow? Who does he play for?"