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January 12, 2002
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Bucs at Eagles: NFC Wild-Card Game, 4:30 p.m. today, Ch. 13. Veterans Stadium, Philadelphia. Special section
Dungy trying to shift focus
With his job on the line, the coach wants his players' minds on the game.
Fry’s picks for wild card weekend
Gary Shelton
Bucs fighting off apparent deja vu
PHILADELPHIA -- Stop me if you've seen this before.

John Romano
Devoted
Angela Nikodinov credits late coach for teaching skating, life lessons.

College football
Grossman, Jacobs staying at UF
Despite encouraging words from the NFL, the QB and receiver will return.

MLS
New England picks two from Mutiny
The six Tampa players taken in MLS' two drafts include Mamadou Diallo and Steve Ralston.

Colleges
Three problem solvers in one spot
USF's three-man rotation at center has helped bring effective play to the post.

Parity is upsetting the old balance of power
After more than half of the nation's Top 25 teams lost to unranked conference rivals last weekend, the most-used word has been "upset."

UF basketball brief
TODAY: NO. 3 FLORIDA AT VANDERBILT

Lightning
Lightning to begin critical stretch
Tampa needs to earn some points during the next 11 games to get into the playoff race.

Outdoors
Daily fishing report
Winter spearfishermen are a tough crew and count themselves lucky to get offshore in January.

Devil Rays
Rays individual game spring training tickets go on sale today at several locations
Individual tickets for the Rays' 13 home spring training games go on sale at 10 a.m. today at the Tropicana Field box office, Rays Dugout outlets at BayWalk and WestShore Plaza, Ticketmaster locations and by phone (727) 898-7297 (898-RAYS) or (813) 282-7297.

Et cetera
Sports in brief
Shaky Hingis moves on; Serena injured

Preps
Tampa Roundball Classic
WHERE/WHEN: Tampa Catholic, today

Western Conference Division wrestling tournaments
Note: All divisions begin wrestling at 10 a.m. and admission is $4. Each team wrestles the other teams in its division in a dual format. The teams that emerge with the best records are crowned division champions.

Rams show Cobras how far they have to go
Ridgewood completes a season sweep of Hudson with a 65-43 victory.

Foul shots clinch win for Eagles
BROOKSVILLE -- Nobody was more surprised than Rob Wallace when Central's Kyle Keene fouled him with 9.8 seconds remaining in a tie game, sending the Springstead guard to the free-throw line with a chance to win.

Citrus blanks Lecanto, secures 2A-7's top seed
The Panthers are still winless against the Hurricanes after Friday night's 4-0 loss.

Mustangs not too young to win
Northside Christian's girls soccer team includes a talented group of players from its middle school.

Cowboys escape with 72-70 victory
A last-second shot by Tampa Prep falls short as Gaither wins the first game between the teams.

Eagles cap rally with collapse
Jefferson blows a 15-point second-half lead before hitting late free throws to hold off Brandon, 55-48.

East Lake proves no match for Largo
LARGO -- One can say this about East Lake and Largo: They both belong to Class 5A, District 9.

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