?Fred Casotti, Colorado's assistant athletic director, asked if the football team joined in a pregame prayer: "No, we've got so many things to pray for we'd get penalized 15 yards for delaying the start of the game."
? Jimmy Connors, on the difference between Ilie Nastase and Arthur Ashe as a doubles partner: " Nastase calls me an s.o.b. every time I miss a shot. Arthur says, 'Come on, Jimmy.' I don't know if I can adjust."
?Richard Kneip, South Dakota governor, on receiving a racing helmet signed by Indy winner Johnny Rutherford: "Many of my constituents already believe I do little but lead the state around in large circles at dangerous speeds."