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THEY SAID IT
Edited by Andrew Crichton
July 08, 1974
?Ray Scott, Detroit Pistons coach, asked which NBA team was hurt most by the expansion draft to stock the New Orleans franchise: "New Orleans."
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July 08, 1974

They Said It

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? Ray Scott, Detroit Pistons coach, asked which NBA team was hurt most by the expansion draft to stock the New Orleans franchise: " New Orleans."

? Barry Switzer, Oklahoma football coach, admitting that his ambition is to be the permanent head coach of All-Star teams: "You have a good time, play golf in the morning and a week after the game nobody remembers who won or who coached the loser."

? Joe Robbie, managing general partner of the Miami Dolphins, noting that many of the players who jumped to the WFL listed their responsibilities to wife and children as the reason: "The World Football League has done more than anything else to make family men out of players."

? Carol Mann, president of the LPGA pro golf board, explaining why she thinks the men's tour has peaked and the women are taking over: "Legs."

? Tug McGraw, N. Y. Mets pitcher, when asked whether he favors grass or artificial surfaces: "I don't know. I never smoked AstroTurf."

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