September 03, 1979 | Edited by Myra Gelband
•George Brett, Kansas City Royals third baseman, describing teammate Jamie Quirk, who is 6'4" and weighs 185 pounds: "He looks like a greyhound, but he runs like a bus."
August 27, 1979
Pro Football '79 kicks off with Frank Deford's look at the NFL in the year 2000—would you believe women quarterbacks and the 150-yard field? Earl Campbell will have retired by then, but for now, as Bruce Newman...
July 09, 1979 | Edited by Jerry Kirshenbaum
•Sparky Anderson, the Detroit Tigers' new manager: "It's a terrible thing to have to tell your fans, who have waited like Detroit's have, that their team won't win it this year. But it's better than lying to them."
January 15, 1979 | Edited by Douglas S. Looney
•George Raveling, Washington State basketball coach, on life in the Northwest: "I won't say it's remote up here, but my last speech was reviewed in Field & Stream."
December 18, 1978 | Edited by Gay Flood
Sir:Once again, I was delighted by Curry (King of the Quill) Kirkpatrick's wonderful style (, Dec. 4). His story on Pete Maravich was another in a long line of masterpieces. Kirkpatrick does for sports-writing what...