?Orioles outfielder Albert Belle, by the Indians, for ruining the carpeting in the visitors' clubhouse during the teams' three-game series at Jacobs Field in early September. After several of Belle's at bats, the Indians say, he returned to the clubhouse, opened a bottle of red All Sport, took one gulp, then poured the rest on the floor.
?On the arm, Britain's Princess Anne, by an unidentified sports federation official at an Olympic field hockey match in Sydney. A member of the royal entourage noticed the breach in protocol, and the official apologized.
?Ground on Cowboys Golf Course, a public course in Grapevine, Texas, in which the Cowboys are partners. Dallas owner Jerry Jones says the venture is part of his attempt at "springboardingthe Cowboys' brand into untapped markets." Weekend greens fees at the course are expected to top $100.
? Jacksonville youth football coach Ronald Gibson, 34, with aggravated child abuse, after he allegedly threw a 10-year-old player to the ground, breaking both the boy's arms, because the boy had dropped a pass during practice. Gibson is awaiting arraignment.
?USC and Pat Saukko, whose family has raised five generations of the school's horse mascot, Traveler. Saukko has applied to trademark the horse's name and image, a move USC opposes.
?To Xavier's Hall of Fame, Sister Rose Ann Fleming, academic adviser for the school's athletes. Since she took the role in the 1985-86 season, every Xavier basketball player who made it to his senior year has graduated.