"The NFL’s nightmare is having a group of punch-drunk players on public display. Multiple brain injuries, even so-called “mild” concussions, may have deleterious long-term effects."
—Newsweek December 1, 1997
"When i went to bed Thursday night I had made up my mind to accept the offer. So at least my wife got to sleep with a millionaire for the night, anyway."
Joe Paterno on turning down a $1 million contract to become head coach and general manager of the New England Patriots.
Newsweek January 22, 1973