? Bobby Clarke, on his new responsibilities as general manager of the Philadelphia Flyers: "I've discovered that the less I say, the more rumors I start."
? Rick Monday, waived by the Los Angeles Dodgers after 18 years in the big leagues, on what he thinks of youth movements in baseball: "They're great, if you're part of them."
? Billy Gardner, Minnesota Twins manager, after being fined $150 for spitting tobacco juice at umpire Dale Ford: "I don't know what he was complaining about. The club does their dry cleaning."
? Stan Kasten, Atlanta Hawk general manager, after acquiring Antoine Carr from the Detroit Pistons to pair at forward with Dominique Wilkins: "Forget about being America's team. With Antoine and Dominique, I like to think of us as France's team."
? Kiki Vandeweghe, Portland Trail Blazer forward, asked if he acquired any bad habits on defense with his former club, the high-scoring Denver Nuggets: "How could I? We didn't play any."