? San Diego State and the NCAA, by Joshua and Karen Gruenberg of San Diego, who claim they were prevented from entering Cox Arena for a March 17 NCAA tournament regional session because they didn't have a ticket for their daughter Sidonie, then seven months old. They say that requiring tickets for every person, regardless of age, discriminates against women who breastfeed infants.
?By the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee, the Amateur Sports Integrity Act, which would ban betting (even in Nevada) on Olympic, college and high school sports. The bill, which now moves to the full Senate, contains an amendment exempting office pools.
?A Canadian newspaper ad for Mennen Speed Stick after it ran once during the Devils-Maple Leafs playoff series. The ad depicted a map of New Jersey, a deodorant container and the text "Unfortunately there are some smells even we can't do anything about. Go Leafs Go." A spokesman for Colgate-Palmolive, Mennen's parent corporation, said the ad "does not reflect the global values of the company."
?By Elmwood College in Cupar, Scotland, what is thought to be the first academic credential in caddying. Students will undergo 40 hours of class instruction on etiquette and customer care and be evaluated during 30 rounds of golf.
?One home game from the schedule of reigning Italian Serie A soccer champion Lazio, for racism and anti-Semitism by its fans during an April 29 game with crosstown rival AS Roma. Lazio supporters booed and taunted Roma's black players and held up offensive banners targeting Roma's Jewish fans.
? Ben Bentley, 81, Chicago sports fixture and longtime moderator of the cult favorite The Sportswriters on TV.