? Don Hasselbeck, New England Patriot tight end who's replacing the retired Russ Francis: "It shouldn't be hard to fill his shoes. He wears 12� and I take 14."
? Billy Martin, Oakland A's manager, mocking the furor over the controversial split-season format by giving opposing manager Earl Weaver of the Baltimore Orioles an incomplete lineup before an A's-Orioles game: "I can't send the real lineup over yet. I don't know whether I want to throw these games or the ones against the Yankees."
? Lee Corso, Indiana football coach, discussing walk-on Center Mike Ocasek, a native of Honolulu: "That's a tough walk from here."