?Trevor Harvey, 34, of Sarasota, Fla., for battery, after punching a referee during his seven-year-old son's flag football game. Harvey is president of the local chapter of MAD DADS, a national organization of fathers that offers young people alternatives to crime and violence. Said Harvey of his behavior, "That's not supposed to be the way you channel your anger."
? Kyle Busch, from driving in the Nov. 3 Craftsman Truck Series race at California Speedway in Fontana. Officials from race sponsor Marlboro said allowing the 16-year-old Busch to take part in the race would violate the terms of the federal tobacco settlement, which bans marketing cigarettes to consumers under 18.
?By the Oxford, Miss., Board of Aldermen, a resolution declaring that the Nov. 3 Arkansas-Mississippi game—which the Razorbacks won 58-56 in a record seven overtimes—was a tie. The city fathers wanted to even the score with Arkansas over a 1914 game that Ole Miss considers a 13-7 victory but Arkansas counts as a tie because of an ineligible Mississippi player in the game.
?On the road, CART driver Alex Zanardi, who lost both legs above the knees as the result of a horrific crash in a Sept. 15 race in Germany. Zanardi drove a road car fitted with hand controls from his home in Monte Carlo to his doctor's office in Imola, Italy, 221 miles away. Zanardi, 35, who has been fitted with prosthetic legs and is beginning rehab, says he wants to return to auto racing some day.
?At the Metrodome in Minneapolis, pocket-sized Twins schedules for the 2002 season. On the back is printed the message GET 'EM BEFORE THEY'RE GONE.