With two counts of stalking tennis player Serena Williams, Albrecht Stromeyer, a 34-year-old Frankfurt native who was taken into custody last Saturday in Queens, N.Y., after a police officer spotted him watching the tennis star through a chain-link fence at the National Tennis Center. Authorities said Stromeyer has followed Williams around the world since June 2001.
Minnesota football player Brandon Hall. The 19-year-old redshirt freshman was fatally shot following an altercation outside a Minneapolis bar early Sunday morning. Hours earlier Hall, a 6'5" 270-pound defensive lineman from Detroit, made one tackle in his first collegiate game, a 42-0 win over Southwest Texas State. As of Monday police had made three arrests, but no charges had been filed.
The Wisconsin- UNLV game with the Badgers leading 27-7 with 7:41 left after an equipment failure at a power riser, knocking out power in the Rebels' Sam Boyd Stadium. Though it was an official game by the NCAA's standards, all bets in Nevada were considered void because the state's sports books stipulate that a game must go at least 55 minutes to be official.
From Louisiana Tech University, women's basketball coach Leon Barmore. In his 20 years as head coach, Barmore, 58, had a 576-87 record; his .869 winning percentage ranks No. 1 alltime among Division I coaches (men or women). Barmore's Lady Techsters made it to the Final Four nine times and played in five NCAA championship games, winning the national title in 1988. He previously retired in March 2000 but returned 26 days later.
After choosing a product name linked to the Nazi death camps, British sportswear manufacturer Umbro. The company has promised to be "more careful" in the future after calling one of its sneakers Zyklon. During World War II, Zyklon B gas was used to kill millions in concentration camps.