To attend anger management counseling, NASCAR driver Tony Stewart, 31, who punched out a photographer after the Brickyard 400 on Aug. 4. Stewart, who's had several previous public eruptions, was fined $10,000 by NASCAR and put on probation for the rest of the year; he was also fined $50,000 by his sponsor, Home Depot, whose Pontiac he then drove to victory in the Watkins Glen International.
Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov against Israeli-designed Deep Junior, the world computer champ. The $1 million match takes place Oct 1-13 in Israel; it will be Kasparov's first computer foe since his 1997 loss to IBM's Deep Blue.
By Jacqueline Boanson of Cheltenham, England, a deposit of $444.21 in her bank balance after a thief used her stolen debit card to place two bets on horse races. When the horses won, the bookmaker sent the payoffs directly into Boanson's account.
Of undisclosed causes, baseball Hall of Famer Enos (Country) Slaughter, 86. The 10-time All-Star outfielder batted .300 in 19 seasons, played on four title teams and scored from first on a shallow outfield hit to win Game 7 of the 1946 World Series for St. Louis.
?Of heart failure, Darrell Porter, 50, an All-Star catcher who hit .247 with 188 homers and 826 RBIs in a 17-year career. Porter, the June 9, 1980, SI cover subject was found next to his car outside Kansas City; an autopsy revealed traces of cocaine in his blood. The MVP of the '82 World Series as a Cardinal, he was one of the first athletes to admit to substance use, which he discussed in his 1984 book, Snap Me Perfect!: The Darrell Porter Story.
?In a plane crash near his home in Bishop, Calif., Galen Rowell, 61, the great adventure photographer. A strong climber, Rowell took his camera to vantage points where few others could go. He published 18 books, and a 1989 SI article on Rowell noted, "He transcends the genre to emerge as an artist capable of telling truth more deeply than mere representation."