Dick Williams, who pleaded no contest to indecent exposure in Fort Myers, Fla. The skipper of the A's 1970s dynasty, in town for a fantasy baseball camp, told the the New York Daily News, "Yes, I was standing in front of my [hotel room] door with no clothes on and, yes, I had my hand over my private parts, but...I wasn't flashing, and I definitely wasn't masturbating."
Mets reliever Turk Wendell, after he and a guide with whom he was hunting mountain lions in Colorado were overtaken by darkness and forced to camp overnight in-10� temperatures. The two hiked to safety the next morning.
Don King, as Promoter of the Millennium, by the Puerto Rican Professional Boxing Commission. King, 69, said the honor would motivate him "to work harder for not just boxers in Puerto Rico but the sport as a whole."
Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor, to appear with Samuel L. Jackson in Shaft Returns. LT's previous two films, The Waterboy and Any Given Sunday, have grossed $250 million.
A team charter to Dallas, by Warriors guard John Starks. He disembarked from the plane, which was delayed on the ground in Oakland because of bad weather, and raced home to retrieve a set of dominoes. By the time Starks returned to the airport, the jet had departed. Said teammate Terry Cummings, "That's just basic John Starks."