? Cliff Hagan, University of Kentucky athletic director, on his apparent reluctance to discuss charges of misbehavior by Kentucky athletes: "I resent it when I read in the newspaper, ' Cliff Hagan was unavailable for comment.' I'm always available for comment, even if the comment is 'No comment.' "
? Ron Hill, British distance runner, on why he likes the Maryland Marathon: "I've never run in a race where everybody gets a free meal, a free T shirt and a hot shower. What more can you ask for?"
? Don Strock, Miami Dolphin third-string quarterback, besieged by reporters after winning his first starting game: "I don't think I've been asked this many questions since my mother caught me drinking in high school."
? Dave Cowens, Boston Celtic center, after signing an autograph for an insistent fan: "Now, may I have yours?"