?By The Indianapolis Star in Marion County Superior Court, a suit seeking to force Indiana to open all its records relating to the firing of basketball coach Bob Knight. Legal experts say the suit could establish a new standard in the state concerning the people's right to know about disciplinary action taken by public institutions.
? Barbados, by the U.S., by two wickets in the Red Stripe Bowl cricket tournament in Jamaica, the biggest win by the U.S. in recent history. Barbados's daily Nation compared the upset to Buster Douglas's defeat of Mike Tyson.
?By Nike, a print ad for its ACG Air Dri-Goat trail-running shoe, after complaints that the ad demeans the disabled. Its copy implied the shoe would prevent a wearer from slipping and becoming a "drooling, misshapen non-extreme-trail-running husk of [one's] former self, forced to roam the earth in a motorized wheelchair...."
?By Firestone, full-page newspaper ads in which 25 CART and 26 IRL drivers attest, "We race at over 200 mph with confidence and control on Firestone tires." The company has recalled millions of passenger tires after fatal crashes were linked to them.
?The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh and other ABC Saturday morning kids' programs by KGO-TV in San Francisco and by several other West Coast affiliates, to air the Nebraska-Oklahoma game. The affiliates were responding to pressure from fans irate over the network's plan not to preempt kiddie shows for the big game.