March 11, 1974 | Edited by Andrew Crichton
•Lou Carnesecca, basketball coach, asked what was the difference in coming back to coach St. John's after leaving the New York Nets: "$50,000."
April 09, 1973
When baseball's believers gather for services they are in a sense assembled on the slope of a volcano. For a time it is very, very peaceful, and then suddenly it is very, very hot. No sporting religion would long be...
April 02, 1973 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Jack Dolph, former commissioner of the American Basketball Association: "I love basketball, but I am concerned that the game is too long, the season is too long, and the players are too long."
October 23, 1972 | Edited by Robert W. Creamer
•Scotty Bowman, former coach of the St. Louis Blues now coaching the Montreal Canadiens: "In St. Louis, the players realized their limitations. They felt you were doing them a favor if you let them play. Here, with...
June 12, 1972 | Ron Fimrite
From the beginning, it was apparent this would be no ordinary baseball season—particularly since it did not even begin at the beginning. The players' strike, which delayed opening day by more than a week, was only...