Milestones Jan. 20, 1997

CLEARED. Dallas Cowboys stars MICHAEL IRVIN, 30, and ERIK WILLIAMS, 28; after a 23-year-old waitress who had accused Williams of raping her while Irvin held a gun to her head admitted that she had made up the whole story; in Dallas. Irvin, who is on probation after pleading no contest to drug charges, had strongly denied the woman's story, adding, "I'm looking forward to seeing how you guys go rewrite, reprint, rerun all these things..."

SENTENCED. HEIDI FLEISS, 31, "Hollywood Madam"; to 37 months in jail; for tax evasion, laundering profits from her call-girl business and conspiring to hide her crimes;...

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