?By Little League Baseball International, a softball division for boys aged five to 18, in part "to protect the integrity" of girls' softball. There was an uproar at this year's softball championships when a team using five boys won the age 14-16 title. Between 500 and 1,000 of the 392,000 Little League softball players in 2000 were boys.
?By U.S. gold medal swimmer Misty Hyman, a $16,000 offer to appear on Wheaties boxes, in addition to other commercial offers. The Stanford senior prefers to retain her college eligibility.
?A French TV crew, from the Swisscom Challenge in Zurich after tournament organizers determined that the crew was harassing Anna Kournikova.
? University of Minnesota running back Tellis Redmon, for driving with a revoked license. He was pulled over when police saw a television playing inside his 1999 Honda Accord. Redmon, who says his brother installed two
rear-facing TVs in the car's headrests, insists he wasn't watching while at the wheel. In July he was cited for having a television visible to the driver.
?Ballroom dancers, over a comment made on NBC's broadcast of the Sydney closing ceremonies. During the gala's dance-sport segment, Bob Costas made a remark about Rita Moreno pulling a hamstring. More than 500 complaints have been posted on dancescape.com since then. Says site founder Robert Tang, "That's all the ballroom dancing community has been talking about."