A sweep slips away
M'S 7, RAYS 3: Club takes little solace in winning 2 of 3 from West leaders.
TONIGHT: RAYS AT ATHLETICS WHEN/WHERE: 9:05; Network Associates Coliseum, Oakland, Calif.
Wilson out to show what he has learned
SEATTLE -- Remember his last start in Oakland? How could Paul Wilson forget?
Golf loses one of its greatest players
"It was a gift, something you can't teach," two-time U.S. Open champion Curtis Strange said. "His hands looked like they were born to have a golf club in them."
L.A.'s Green in 4-HR club
MILWAUKEE -- Shawn Green sure knows how to break out of a slump.
Mets offer a lesson in naivete
Bobby Valentine made a mistake. And perhaps the rest of us are at fault.
Sadler in a rush to get out of his racing deal
NASCAR's promising young driver with a load of charm eyes better ride.
IRL takes new poke at CART
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indy Racing League, an oval-only American-bound series since its inception, is going global next year with a race in Japan. It is part of an IRL 1-2 punch in open-wheel racing to the jaw of Championship Auto Racing Teams, the oval-and-road-course circuit from which the IRL split in 1996.
Rookie Johnson gets third pole in 15 races
CONCORD, N.C. -- Rookie Jimmie Johnson's fairy-tale season continues.
Brazil on a fast track in open-wheel racing
Flow of top drivers has gone from a trickle to a gusher, with children 8, 9 intent on competing.
TV, Radio sports
NASCAR may put Indy 500 in its rear view
The NASCAR ratings juggernaut, which is setting new highs on Fox and FX every week, may bury what is historically considered the biggest race of them all when the 86th Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola 600 from Concord, N.C., air Sunday on different networks.
FSU rallies with big fifth
FSU 9, CLEMSON 4: Seminoles overcome a four-run deficit to defeat the Tigers again.
Schmidt keeps Jackets alive
ST. PETERSBURG -- The Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament might be over for Kyle Schmidt, but not for Georgia Tech.
On the Net
ACC site is busy this week
ST. PETERSBURG -- Clemson first baseman Michael Johnson ripped a double down the rightfield line in the third inning against Florida State on Thursday evening at Florida Power Park, and by the time the next batter was at the plate, people half a world away knew Johnson was on second base.
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