CARPE PER DIEM
Marcus Camby of the Denver Nuggets, who is making $7 million this season, said that if the NBA is going to impose a dress code, it should give players a clothing allowance.
As a Halloween prank USC football player LenDale White pretended to commit suicide by throwing a uniformed dummy off a rooftop in front of horrified teammates.
RIP VAN TINKLE
After a Wigan-Leeds rugby match in England, 40-year-old fan Paul Walsh fell asleep in a toilet stall at JJB Stadium and awoke nine hours later, at which time he called police to come rescue him.
After Wales beat England in the Six Nations rugby tournament, a Welsh rugby fan--making good on a bet--cut off his testicles, after which pub patrons placed them in a pint glass for safekeeping.
A fire started by the hot coals of a tailgater's grill left in the Qualcomm Stadium parking lot before a Chargers-Rams exhibition game engulfed six cars, destroying them.