Dolph Schayes of the Syracuse Nationals, after hearing Wilt Chamberlain's new rock 'n' roll record: "I hope he sells a million copies. Then maybe he'll quit basketball."
Joseph Donoghue, vice-president of the Philadelphia Eagles, objecting to Marshall Leahy as National Football League commissioner: "Listen, that Leahy wants $75,000. We can get Eisenhower for that."
Jimmy Powers, voice of TV at the Paul Pender-Ray Robinson fight, when Sugar Ray threw punches after the 13th-round bell: "It's hard to hear the bell up there; there's a tremendous amount of smoke here in Boston Garden."