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THEY SAID IT
Edited by Robert H. Boyle
June 05, 1978
?Al Conover, former Rice football coach, on hearing that his team's 1975 loss to Mississippi State was reversed on forfeit ordered by the NCAA: "I always told the team we didn't get beat, we just ran out of time."
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June 05, 1978

They Said It

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? Al Conover, former Rice football coach, on hearing that his team's 1975 loss to Mississippi State was reversed on forfeit ordered by the NCAA: "I always told the team we didn't get beat, we just ran out of time."

? Claudell Washington, explaining why it took him four days to show up after being traded by the Texas Rangers to the Chicago White Sox: "I overslept."

? Ted Turner, denying rumors he was disposing of his floundering Atlanta Braves: "I'm not interested in selling the Braves...but I don't know why not."

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