When He Heard "Drag" and "Hamster," Rodman Immediately Wanted In
When a foot-and-mouth-disease epidemic forced British officials to suspend temporarily horse racing, desperate bettors turned to hamster drag racing, in which the rodents run in exercise wheels that power miniature dragsters.
Can't Wait to See What He Does for a Hat Trick
To celebrate a teammate's goal, midfielder Francisco Gallardo of Sevilla—in Spain's top professional soccer league—bent down and bit the striker's penis.
Sadly, Dick Ebersol Was Not among Them
In January—two months after their visas had expired—more than 100 Olympic athletes, coaches, officials and journalists from the 2000 Sydney Games were still at large, illegally, in Australia.
The '74 Plymouth Duster? Excellent Choice, Mr. Woods
Thirty-one-year-old Anthony Taylor was found guilty of using credit cards he obtained in the name of Eldrick T. Woods to buy TVs, stereos and a used car, among other things. The real Eldrick (Tiger) Woods testified that he had never rented a moving truck in Sacramento nor applied for credit at a Sacramento furniture store.
They Called for His Head (And Then the Rest of His Suit)
Miami mascot Sebastian the Ibis ran onto the field in the fourth quarter of the Sugar Bowl, resulting in a 15-yard unsportsmanlike-conduct penalty against Miami for taunting.