? Microsoft founder Bill Gates, over complaints by officials of the Vintage Country Club in Indian Wells, Calif., about his wearing a T-shirt when he played there. So irked was the world's richest Callaway spokesman that he reportedly has commissioned his own 18-hole. Jack Nicklaus-designed course to be built nearby.
?By Red Sox legend Ted Williams, 81, a spot in the International Game Fish Association's Fishing Hall of Fame. At the induction ceremony, fishing buddy and former broadcaster Curt Gowdy called Williams "the greatest all-around fisherman I've ever seen."
?Egyptian archaeological and environmental treasures, by participants in the Dakar Rally, which runs from Senegal to Egypt. The chief archaeologist for the Sphinx and the pyramids of Giza filed a complaint against rally organizers for leaving piles of garbage at the race's finish line near the site, and Egypt's environment minister is suing organizers for damage to Wadi al-Rayan, a protected desert valley southwest of Cairo where rally drivers camped.
?The view of the ice from the seat of Avalanche season-ticket holder Jeff Brooks, by handrails in Denver's new Pepsi Center. Brooks is suing the team for $1,763.