?The Astros' commitment to calling their stadium Enron Field. Enron, an energy marketing and trading company that's paying $3.3 million a year for the ballpark's naming rights, filed the largest bankruptcy in history on Sunday. Team president Tal Smith said, "Until there's no longer a company, it'll be called Enron Field."
? Goran Ivanisevic's compulsory six-month stint in the Croatian army. While receiving artillery instruction, the 30-year-old reigning Wimbledon champ will be permitted to train for and compete in tennis tournaments. He told his countrymen, "Now that I am in the army, you can all sleep peacefully."
?Down a warmup slope at Oregon's Mount Hood, 1984 Olympic downhill champion Bill Johnson. Last Friday's runs came eight months after Johnson, 41, was nearly killed in a horrific skiing crash in Montana during a comeback try. "The snow looks great," said Johnson. "It's nice out here."
? Cincinnati basketball coach Bob Huggins, to Temple coach John Chaney, for a Nov. 5 fax sent from the Bearcats' office to coveted high school center Keith Butler. The note questioned how long Chaney, 69, will continue at Temple and intimated that Owls players haven't fared well in the NBA. Chaney called the note "scathing, malicious and despicable." Butler signed with the Owls.
?By President Bush, a request from IOC president Jacques Rogge to observe a cease-fire during the Olympics in February. The truce tradition dates to the ancient Games, and the IOC has attempted to revive the idea in recent years. Bush said he supports a U.N. resolution calling for safe passage of Olympic athletes to and from Salt Lake City.