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January 20, 2003
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Bucs
Bucs go to the Super Bowl
super at last
Once the laughingstocks of sports, the Bucs exorcise their demons, winning at the Vet and setting up a Super Bowl date with the Raiders
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keyshawn
[Times photo: Bill Serne]
Receivers Keyshawn Johnson and Joe Jurevicius celebrate Johnson's touchdown during the second quarter that put Tampa Bay up 17-10. Jurevicius set up the Bucs' first touchdown with a 71-yard reception.
Gimme 5
Gary Shelton: Believe it
John Romano: Bigger than Jurevicius' run was his rush back to a son
AFC: So, we meet again
RAIDERS 41, TITANS 24: With the preliminaries out of the way, Oakland can focus on trying to beat its old coach for the Super Bowl title.
6:30 p.m. Sunday at San Diego
Bucs vs. Raiders
ABC-28, WQYK 99.5FM, 1010 AM
Line: Raiders by 3 1/2

More coverage
Looking back, Gruden wouldn't change a thing
Young's comments motivate offensive line
Sound bites: Fox broadcast fails Bucs fans, viewers
Veterans conquer the past
Game balls
Quotebook
'It does hurt,' McNabb says of season unfulfilled
Reaction from Tampa Bay
Quarter by quarter
Barber has team singing his praises
Sticking with basic D stymies Eagles
Meet the opponent: Oakland Raiders
Offense figures it out
Bucs chat: Bucs show doubters real deal

Lightning
Alexeev back with more to prove
The forward was stunned at getting sent to the minors. Now he has another shot.

Tonight: Lightning vs. Senators
WHEN/WHERE: 7; St. Pete Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa.

AFC: Raiders 41, Titans 24
So, we meet again

RAIDERS 41, TITANS 24: With the preliminaries out of the way, Oakland can focus on trying to beat its old coach for the Super Bowl title.
Titans lose the game, but win lot of respect
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Titans came into Network Associates Coliseum seeking the respect they believed had eluded them all season.
Porter keys two Raiders touchdowns
The No. 3 receiver scores Oakland's first points, and his 31-yard reception sets up the second TD.
Raiders' Gannon delays his celebration
NFL MVP says his team has unfinished business, and he'll be happy when it is Super Bowl champion.
Ex-Bucs savoring matchup
OAKLAND, Calif. -- There will be some great matchups in this Super Bowl.

Tennis
Serena, Shaughnessy reach quarterfinals; Blake ousted

The two Americans now face each other in Australian Open.

In brief: Alinghi to face New Zealand in final
AUCKLAND, New Zealand -- Once again, the America's Cup is not going back to America.

College football
Pitt player shot, then charged

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. -- Pittsburgh defensive lineman Tyre Young was charged with carrying a firearm and drug possession after he was shot outside a bar during a fight, police said Sunday.

NHL
Islanders hand Hartley first loss with Thrashers

ATLANTA -- Alexei Yashin scored in consecutive games for the first time since October and added a third-period assist Sunday, helping the Islanders beat the Thrashers 4-1.

College basketball
DePaul extends USF's skid to 0-8 on the road

CHICAGO -- Khara Smith scored a career-high 24 and had seven rebounds as No. 25 DePaul defeated South Florida 63-57 Sunday afternoon.
Tennessee romps after Gators' sluggish start
GAINESVILLE -- There is no question injured center Vanessa Hayden would have helped Florida against No. 5 Tennessee.
Wake holds off Tech
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- It is time for the rest of the Atlantic Coast Conference to take notice: Wake Forest's Josh Howard is among the best in the league.

NBA
Toronto fans' boos give McGrady boost

TORONTO -- Tracy McGrady showed Raptors fans what they are missing.

Golf
Els beats young Aussie in playoff

HONOLULU -- In a thrilling battle that ended with an unlikely birdie, Ernie Els outlasted 21-year-old Aaron Baddeley in a playoff Sunday to win the Sony Open and become the first in 14 years to win the first two PGA Tour events of the season.

Outdoors
Chase is on for ladyfish poachers

In the dark of night, sheriff's officers pursue a skiff, gathering its catch and gill net, but suspects escape.

Daily fishing report
The recent cold snap has lowered the water temperature to 54 degrees in some areas of Tampa Bay. Catching fish when it is this cold is possible, and if you prepare well you can be comfortable.

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