? Gerry Cheevers, goaltender-turned-coach of the Boston Bruins, who are off to a 3-9-1 start: "Hockey was my life. This could be death after life."
? Ron Jaworski, Philadelphia Eagle quarterback: "Some people think I'm cocky. I'm not that at all. I just feel if they ask me to throw 100 passes, I can complete 100."
?Jack Lorri, sports director at radio station WTRC in Elkhart, Ind., on how he knew Notre Dame was having difficulty selecting a new football coach: "When I looked up at the Golden Dome, the two puffs of smoke coming out of the top were black."