? Woody Hayes, Ohio State football coach, on why he does not build up opponents like other coaches: "I'm regarded as somewhat of an authority. If I build up another team, they're liable to believe me."
? Willie McCovey, 39-year-old San Francisco Giant first baseman, after being named National League Comeback Player of the Year: "Naturally, I'm pleased, but I would have preferred not being in the position of being eligible for such an award."
?Mike Manuche, New York restaurateur and incurable golf fan, on his idol, Arnold Palmer: "I hear he's written another instruction book, How To Make Your Third Putt."