A Kenyan man who broke into the cockpit of a British Airways 747 bound for Nairobi in an apparent attempt to crash the plane, by crew members and passengers, including 6'7" Clarke Bynum, a former McDonald's All-America who played forward for Clemson from 1980 to '84. "I could hear the pilot screaming," says Bynum, 39, who was en route to Uganda on a church mission. "I just grabbed [the attacker's] neck, shoulder, whatever I could get a hold of, and joined in the fight."
Great Britain's five-time Olympic rowing champion, Steven Redgrave, by Queen Elizabeth II. Redgrave's rowing partner, three-time gold medalist Matthew Pinsent, was named a Commander of the Order of the British Empire.
Ohio State junior center LeCharles Bentley, by Buckeyes tackle Tyson Walter, a senior. Walter is seeking more than $50,000 in damages from his teammate, who he claims punched him after a practice last February, breaking Walter's nose, cheekbone and several teeth. Bentley could not be reached for comment.
Las Vegas's minor league baseball team. The Dodgers' Triple A affiliate, formerly the Stars, will now be the 51s. The name refers to Area 51, the top-secret military test site near Vegas where, some believe, the U.S. government stores crashed UFOs and the bodies of space aliens.
The gender barrier in darts, by Canada's Gayl King, who became the first woman to compete in the Skol World Darts Championship. She fell 3 sets to 1 to Britain's Graeme Stoddart in a first-round match.
The Great Western Forum, former home of the Lakers and the Kings, by the Faithful Central Bible Church of Inglewood, Calif., for $22.5 million. The church will use the 17,500-seat arena for Sunday services.