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THEY SAID IT
Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
April 19, 1982
?Doug Plank, Chicago Bear safety, promising to heed new Coach Mike Ditka's plea for team unity, something not always apparent on Bear teams in the past: "This year I'm going to learn the names of all the guys who play on offense. This year we might even cheer each other."
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April 19, 1982

They Said It

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? Doug Plank, Chicago Bear safety, promising to heed new Coach Mike Ditka's plea for team unity, something not always apparent on Bear teams in the past: "This year I'm going to learn the names of all the guys who play on offense. This year we might even cheer each other."

? Marvin Miller, executive director of the Major League Players Association, when asked if a series of seminars that his organization was conducting for player agents had been well attended: "Yes, they're free."

? Pat Williams, Philadelphia 76ers general manager, on his business relationship with owner Harold Katz: "He signed me to a multiday contract."

?Juliene Simpson, Arizona State women's basketball coach, after losing 92-54 to Louisiana Tech, the eventual NCAA champions, in the Midwest Regionals: "It's really difficult to talk to a team at halftime when you're behind 50-18."

?Gary Fallon, Washington & Lee football coach, before a drawing to determine which student would get to throw a pie at him for the benefit of charity: "I hope one of my senior quarterbacks gets drawn, so the pie will be intercepted before it gets to my face."

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