? Bob Cousy, explaining why he resigned as coach of the Kansas City-Omaha Kings, who are in last place in the Midwest Division of the Western Conference of the NBA: "Maybe they need a new voice screaming at them."
? Bill Ford, owner of the Detroit Lions, after his team's 20-0 Thanksgiving Day loss to the Washington Redskins: "They had the distinction of disgracing themselves from coast to coast instead of just locally."
? Tom Heinsohn, Boston Celtic coach, on why he played basketball instead of football at Holy Cross: "If I was going to get beat up. I wanted to be indoors where it was warm."
?Glenn Potter, Brigham Young basketball coach, describing three different defenses his team is currently using: "No. 1 is the funnel, where we lead them right to the basket. No. 2 is the sieve, where we let them go anywhere. No. 3 is the matador, where we just wave at them as they go by."