?Steve Renko, traded from the Montreal Expos to the Chicago Cubs, on what it is like to play in Montreal: "There ought to be a clause in our contracts allowing a player to veto a country. We have to pay two taxes, ours and Canada's. The only way to beat it is to move there, and I wasn't about to do that. And then there's the weather—awful."
?C. M. Newton, Alabama basketball coach: "When a coach is hired, he's fired. The date just hasn't been filled in yet."
?Bev Norwood, Winston-Salem, N.C. sportswriter, reporting on the Memorial Tournament played recently at Jack Nicklaus" Muirfield Village Golf Club in Ohio: " Sam Snead, trying to shoot his age the day after his 64th birthday, instead shot Cliff Roberts' age (83) arid missed the cut by two shots."