- Champion Products Inc., maker of athletic and leisure clothing, has agreed to be sold to Sara Lee Corp. It's a natural tie-in. People who've put away too many pastries are prime prospects for loose-fitting garments.

- Kevin Nord runs a reminder service in the Pittsburgh area. For two bucks, he'll send a post card with the important date on it, then follow up with phone calls until you answer. He could be arrested for impersonating a spouse.- Top Iranian officials say U.S. intervention in the Persian Gulf was the unexpected setback that helped to force an end to the Iran-Iraq war. The real doves are the hawks. - Ed Scott