British rock band Oasis offers to sponsor its favorite English professional team, the financially strapped Manchester City.
Blur's Damon Albarn scores a spectacular goal in a celebrity soccer match at London's Wembley Stadium featuring two teams of pop stars.
High schooler Kobe Bryant takes teen singer Brandy to his senior prom.
Shaquille O'Neal forms his own record label, TWIsM Records.
Jake Trout and the Flounders, a band made up of golfers (from left) Payne Stewart, Mark Lye and Peter Jacobsen (with manager Tibby Torhorst), is joined in the studio by Stephen Stills, Alice Cooper and Darius Rucker for the recording of the CD I Love To Play, featuring golf-related spoofs.
John McEnroe marries '80s rock diva Patty Smyth and begins performing with his own group, the Johnny Smyth Band.
Mike Tyson makes a cameo appearance in a video by rapper Canibus.
Oakland Raiders' fullback Jon Ritchie clips and then eats grass from Jimi Hendrix's grave near Seattle. "I wanted to internalize Jimi," he says.
Detroit Pistons star Grant Hill relinquishes his spot on the U.S. Olympic qualifying team to avoid a conflict with his planned wedding to singer Tamia.
Country superstar Garth Brooks spends spring training with the San Diego Padres, delighting fans by signing thousands of autographs but finishing with a .045 batting average.