? Lee Corso, asked what he has been doing since being fired as Indiana football coach last December: "I've cleaned my basement 14 times. I have the cleanest basement in America."
?Mike Beam, driver Kyle Petty's crew chief, after Petty shocked the conservative stock-car circuit by wearing an earring: "We're not going to start worrying about Kyle until he shows up in a fireproof dress."
? Gary Hogeboom, Dallas Cowboy reserve quarterback, presenting starter Danny White at a banquet: "It's kind of hard to introduce a guy you hope gets the flu every Sunday."