?Brian Blados, North Carolina offensive tackle and first-round draft choice of the Cincinnati Bengals, to reporters who seemed preoccupied with his 6'4�", 295-pound frame: "You guys measuring me for a suit or something?"
? Chuck Tanner, Pittsburgh Pirate manager, whose aunt, Alyce Bartberger, won $2.5 million in the Pennsylvania lottery, when asked if she was his favorite aunt: "She is now."
? Bill Laimbeer, the Detroit Pistons' $150,000-a-year center, whose dad, William, is executive vice-president of Toledo-based Owens-Illinois, Inc., the $3.4 billion-a-year packaging-products manufacturer: "I'm the only player in the NBA who doesn't make more than his father."
? Ken Singleton, Baltimore Oriole designated hitter, on his team's dynastic potential: "We could be the Oakland A's of the '80s, only friendlier."