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March 26, 2002
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Rays pull several surprises
Roster appears set with 12 pitchers, O'Leary cut and Sandberg, Huff to minors.

Fehr's message: Be prepared
ST. PETERSBURG -- A Monday morning update from players union chief Don Fehr on the status of negotiations for a new labor agreement was an informative experience for the Rays.

Bucs restock their stable
[AP photo]
Michael Pittman and Byron Hanspard sign on, making Mike Alstott's status an open question.
Darrell Fry
Sure the job is his ... for now
TAMPA -- Brad Johnson is the Bucs' starting quarterback. Coach Jon Gruden has said as much. Johnson is his man.

Kelly still in Tampa, and happy
TAMPA -- In town for a team meeting with coach Jon Gruden, Bucs cornerback Brian Kelly, who signed a six-year, $15-million contract March 19, said he is thrilled to be back but isn't happy about suggestions that he pushed out former Pro Bowl cornerback Donnie Abraham.

Determination is a determining factor
Lightning players say they'll continue to approach things "the right way."

Mom comes through in clutch
No, no, no. She wasn't going to cry.

Mosby considers transfer
Calling the news "a shock," Hernando High's Bernice Mosby said she is reconsidering her commitment to Florida after coach Carol Ross' surprising resignation Friday.

Gators can't touch CCC
Clearwater Central Catholic shuts out Land O'Lakes 10-0 in Dunedin's Easter Tournament.

PHU makes waves in Miami
Two days after a 14-inning win at Countryside, Palm Harbor U.'s softball team shook off fatigue to win two of three at the Baptist Hospital Slamfest in Miami.

NCAA Tournament
IU looks at Coverdale's backup
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- While starting point guard Tom Coverdale hobbled around campus on crutches Monday, Indiana practiced with Coverdale's likely replacement, freshman Donald Perry.

College basketball
Brown staying at USF, will try to walk on
Former USF forward Kelvin Brown, dismissed from the team Friday by coach Seth Greenberg for academic shortcomings, will remain in school and try to rejoin the team as a walk-on.

Baseball/Spring Training
Henson playing without pressure
Yanks plan to ease top prospect and former QB into their third-base job.

Daily fishing report
Big Spanish mackerel have invaded the lower bay and are ravaging glass minnow schools. The mackerel and bait schools are easy to find; just look for concentrations of terns and brown pelicans. Once you get close enough to the action, you'll be able to see the macks skyrocketing. Small silver spoons are the bait of choice; remember to retrieve them rapidly.

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