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March 13, 1980
Denny Crum, University of Louisville basketball coach, on his contract: "I'm getting $300,000, but over 150 years."
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March 13, 1980

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Floyd Smith, Toronto Maple Leaf coach, after his team was tied by the expansion Edmonton Oilers: "I have nothing to say, and I'm only going to say it once."

Weeb Ewbank, former New York Jet coach, asked to assess Joe Namath's performance in a stage production of Picnic. "I'll have to wait until I see the films."

Cliff Parsley, Houston Oiler punter, on kicking specialists' salaries: "People think our income is much greater than it really is. I'm barely making enough to pay off my Cadillac."

Jim Zorn, Seattle Seahawk quarterback, on his research into names for a first child: "If it's a boy, my neighbors have some friends who want me to name him Bjorn, so the headlines could read 'Bjorn zorn born.' "

Jack McCloskey, Indiana Pacer assistant coach, after the team released Ann Meyers: "She gave me a little peck on the cheek and a hug. It meant a lot. I'd never gotten a kiss from a player who got cut."

Dan Pastorini, Houston Oiler quarterback, on what it's like to hand off to Earl Campbell: "Comforting."

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