? Paul Wiggin, coach of the injury-ridden Kansas City Chiefs, on his search for a healthy defensive back: "He doesn't have to be all-pro. It's now to the point of asking whether he can run backward and yell for help at the same time."
? Jack Riley, coach of the victorious 1960 U.S. Olympic hockey team, on America's slim chances of winning again in 1976: "The U.S. team is preparing for the Olympic Games by playing Boston College, New Hampshire, Dartmouth. The Russians are preparing by playing the Bruins, the Flyers, the Canadiens."
? Walt Frazier, of the New York Knicks, on the broadening effect college has had on his brother Keith, now at Kansas State: "He's becoming more open. Last time I talked to him he even said three words: 'Send me money.' "
?Dallas Hickman, Washington Redskin defensive end from the University of California, asked who gave him the nickname " Berkeley": " George Allen. He told me he can't stand Dallas."