?TV crews that showed up to cover a fallacious New York City April Fools' Day parade at which John Rocker was to have been on a float spewing racial epithets.
?A titanium device, between two of 26-year-old Seattle Slew's vertebrae, in a procedure that veterinarians hope will alleviate compression on the spinal cord of the 1977 Triple Crown winner.
?The family of Joe DiMaggio, which is resisting San Francisco's plans to name a playground after the Yankee Clipper, saying a bridge or an airport would be a more appropriate honor for the native son.
? Mike Ditka, from entering Harrah's casino in New Orleans, after allegedly throwing a cigar at a pit boss and swearing at the man who made a ruling that reportedly cost the former Saints coach thousands during a craps game several weeks ago.
?Collin Peterson, a pro-hunting, pro-trapping, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals-opposing Minnesota congressman, and the Humane Society, in a fight to ban interstate transport of birds for cockfighting.