With five counts of obstructing the law, former NBA player Jayson Williams, after the Feb. 14 shooting death of limo driver Costas Christofi at Williams's New Jersey estate (SI, March 11). Prosecutors allege that Williams, who had already been accused of second degree manslaughter for killing Christofi with a shotgun blast, also tried to put Christofi's prints on the weapon to make the shooting look like a suicide. Allegedly, Williams then told some of his house guests to lie to police and he also tried to dispose of his clothes. Williams's attorney didn't return SI's calls.
?By Trail Blazers management to the team's marketing staff, one dollar for each ticket buyer an employee recommends. As part of its Help Us Put Butts in Seats! drive, the Blazers wrote to the employees urging them "to tell us the names of...friends, neighbors, family members or anyone else ripe for the selling."
?By skeleton gold medalist Jim Shea, remarks he made while addressing students at his alma mater, Conrad High in West Hartford. Jim, seen here holding a photo of his grandfather Jack, who was killed by a drunk driver in January, declared, "I'm not saying don't drink. I drank a lot in this school. What I'm saying is, don't die." He later issued a statement that said, "I do not condone underage drinking. However, I refuse to ignore the issue."
?After jumping a fence to escape a Cincinnati slaughterhouse, a 1,200-pound cow. The animal spent II days on the lam before falling in with a herd of bovine decoys set up by the Humane Society. The cow was returned to the slaughterhouse, but former Reds owner Marge Schott has offered to let it live on her farm.