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October 16, 2000
Skied?Mount Everest, by Davo Karnicar of Slovenia. The 38-year-old ski instructor became the first to descend uninterrupted from the 29,035-foot summit to the base camp at 17,472 feet on skis, a trip that took five hours.
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October 16, 2000

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Skied
? Mount Everest, by Davo Karnicar of Slovenia. The 38-year-old ski instructor became the first to descend uninterrupted from the 29,035-foot summit to the base camp at 17,472 feet on skis, a trip that took five hours.

Closed
? London's Wembley Stadium, after 77 years as England's national stadium. Among the events hosted by the venerable venue were the 1948 Olympics, a 1963 heavyweight fight between Henry Cooper and Muhammad Ali, the 1966 World Cup (above), which is often hailed as England's greatest sporting triumph, and Live Aid in 1985. Germany beat England 1-0 in soccer last Saturday in the final official match there.

Upheld
?By the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, a ruling that the Ravens copied their team logo from drawings by Baltimore amateur artist Frederick Bouchat. He's seeking $10 million in damages and may also be entitled to some of the team's merchandise sales.

Excluded
? Timberwolves forward Joe Smith, from a bobble-head-doll promotion this season that will feature teammates Kevin Garnett, Terrell Brandon and Wally Sczcerbiak, among others, because his Minnesota contract could be voided. An arbitrator is assessing punishments Smith and the T-Wolves might receive for a secret deal under which owner Glen Taylor would pay Smith up to $93 million in addition to $7.45 million included in his contract.

Dyed
?14 of the 18 greens at Loch Lomond Golf Club for last week's Solheim Cup. The putting surfaces were scarred and discolored when greenkeepers accidentally used too much herbicide.

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