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June 7, 2002
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Rays
Blood boils over beanings
JAYS 5, RAYS 4: Aubrey Huff is hit, then two Rays are ejected after near miss, riling Hal McRae.

Rays extra
TONIGHT: RAYS VS. PADRES

Rays: Up next
SCOUTING REPORT: Saddled with a payroll millions less than any other club in the National League West, the Padres were a .500 ballclub as of May 19.

Interleague makes
TORONTO -- He wore a Padres uniform less than a year ago and spent part of the offseason working out alongside some of his old teammates at Qualcomm Stadium.

Bucs
Bucs pull out all the stops for McCardell
The team tries to woo the WR with theatrics at Raymond James.

Lightning
Lightning affiliate interviews McSorley for coaching job
DETROIT -- Marty McSorley could return to pro hockey.

John Romano
Preaching strength of body equal to that of mind
ST. PETERSBURG -- A secret like this is bound to get out. A man of this stature cannot hide his feelings forever.

Triple Crown
War Emblem: a horse with some real bite
The cocky colt seems to know he should win the big races, and don't get too close to his mouth.

Triple Crown moment
Whirlaway was, in a word, nuts. But he also was a winner. So fractious was the 1941 Triple Crown champ that trainer Ben Jones had to fashion a special hood with a one-eyed blinker to curb the colt's penchant for bearing far to the outside.

Perfect Drift's owner envisions perfect ending
ELMONT, N.Y. -- Murray Johnson has an appreciation of spoilers.

Tennis
Keeping it in the family
Venus and Serena Williams advance to the French Open final and lock up Nos. 1 and 2; Agassi out in four sets.

Stanley Cup
Detroit's late goals even series
RED WINGS 3, HURRICANES 1: Nicklas Lidstrom and Kris Draper score within 13 seconds in the third.

TV/Radio Sports
A clip-and-save guide to weekend TV viewing
Thanks to a rescheduled heavyweight title fight, a potential Triple Crown winner and one of the world's biggest sporting events, viewers have a galaxy of choices for their weekend sports viewing.

World Cup
Shocker inspires online soccer fever
The United States' surprising victory over Portugal in World Cup play Wednesday has helped send unprecedented hordes of soccer fans online this week.

U.S. will wait on injury news
SEOUL, South Korea -- Earnie Stewart might be out. Claudio Reyna could be back.

France teeters on brink
BUSAN, South Korea -- France is not out. But to believe the defending champion will beat Denmark in its final group game and find a way into the second round might be a stretch after its 0-0 tie Thursday against Uruguay.

Colleges
No regrets in McQuade
FSU's Tony McQuade, with the confidence of his coach behind him, made sure no one would second-guess his starting in leftfield.

Preps
All county team
CO-ATHLETES OF THE YEAR: Dermillo Wise, Lakewood; Kevin Marion, Dixie Hollins.

County brings home titles from State Cup
In its first season, Hillsborough County United soccer club won a state championship.

He can't leave it behind
Former Black Watch coaching director Kelvin Jones will coach Plant's boys next season.

Battery mates enjoy opening win
Pinellas Park National kicked off the District 5 senior baseball Tournament of Champions with a 4-2 victory over Seminole.

Outdoors
For snook, Honeymoon's over
This feisty fish better be prepared to be hooked soon because the Honeymoon Island catch-and-release snook tournament is Saturday.

There's a lot of activity in the water
Grouper action is great about 30 miles into the 120-foot range. Big gag and red grouper are being caught with considerable consistency using big live baits like pinfish, squirrel fish, shad and threadfin hearing. Cut sardines and squid will draw the normal "barely legal" bites, but for the bruisers the bigger the bait the better.

Etc.
Local 37-year-old woman set for chance of lifetime
Shirevell Williams doesn't expect to be a household name, but tonight in Mississippi she will come as close as ever.

'Big Three' of triathlon to square off in short race
A full field of 1,200 expected for fast-paced swim, bike and run at Tampa's Davis Islands.

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