? Bob Golic, Cleveland Brown linebacker, of his off-season labors as a member of the pit crew of Indy 500 driver Scott Brayton: "There's nothing in my contract that says I can't change tires."
? Charlie Hough, Ranger pitcher: "They say most good managers were mediocre players. I should be a helluva manager."
? Tex Cobb, whose beating at the hands of WBC heavyweight champion Larry Holmes last November prompted Howard Cosell to decide to stop announcing boxing: "I'd go 15 more rounds with Holmes if I thought it would get Cosell off football broadcasts."