BASKETBALL IN TURKEY/LEBANON/ ISRAEL
Several U.S. players have turned down opportunities to play in the Middle East.
WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL IN NEW YORK/VIRGINIA
Manhattanville senior Toni Smith and Virginia freshman Deidra Chatman have turned away from the U.S. flag during the national anthem in antiwar protest.
[SAILING]SAILING IN NEW ZEALAND
A group calling itself September 11 sent letters containing cyanide crystals to the British embassy during the America's Cup and threatened to attack if Iraq were bombed during the event.
[STADIUMS]STADIUMS THROUGHOUT THE U.S.
Sports events may become targets. Says Michael Cherkasky, CEO of the international risk consulting firm Kroll Inc., " Al-Qaeda has announced its intentions by attacking symbols. Sports and America are intertwined, and international terrorists understand that."