? Lamar Hunt, owner of the Kansas City Chiefs, after a three-game sequence in which Kansas City lost two and tied one game: "They keep saying balance is a great thing for pro football, but I wonder if I'm going to like it."
? Mark Donohue, 1972 Indianapolis 500 winner, on why he is retiring in the face of offers to go into Formula I Grand Prix competition: "I'll be 37 next year, and I'd be 40 before I could hope to win regularly in that game. I'm not saying I'm an old man, but time ran out on me."
? Barry Switzer, Oklahoma coach, asked why a certain player had left school: "It was like a heart transplant. We tried to implant college in him, but his head rejected it."