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Saturday, January 25, 2003
Super Bowl XXXVII
 
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[AP photo]
Raiders fans arrive at the games dressed to kill.

 XXXVII Xtra
Raider nation
By Roger Mills
No matter how far-flung Raider fans are, they remain united by a fierce and belligerent loyalty.
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No joy in just earning berth in big game
By Rick Stroud
The Bucs know chances are limited, so they must treat this Super Bowl as their only shot.
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This season, it all seems attainable
By Gary Shelton
SAN DIEGO -- Odds are, the world does not share his vision.
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Gruden right investment for present, future
By John Romano
SAN DIEGO -- The one-year warranty on Jon Gruden is about to expire.
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[Times photo: Toni L. Sandys]
RARIN' TO GO
Sure it was cold. But it didn't stop Michael Parisi of Port Richey and about 1,000 more of the Buccaneer faithful from putting on their game faces Friday and filling Lykes Gaslight Park in downtown Tampa for a Super Bowl rally.
Chill doesn't keep Bucs fans from pep rally
By Graham Brink
TAMPA -- The ground wasn't exactly the frozen tundra of Green Bay's Lambeau Field.
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And now, a word about the sponsors
By Eric Deggans
Are you one of the 14 percent of viewers who will sit through the Super Bowl solely for the ads? Here's the buzz on the buzz.
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Around Tampa Bay
  • Introducing baby Buc; going out for Italian
  • A rally heard in San Diego
  • Super Bowl fever infects even school
  • Guess who's having a party
  • Officers ready for game aftermath
  • No. 1 rule for bars, stores: Don't run out of food and beer
  • Chill doesn't keep Bucs fans from pep rally

  • NFL news from the wire
  • Raiders ask to interview Broncos OC for coach job
  • Championship pedigree shows for Brady, Eli
  • Broncos' McCoy interviews for Miami coaching job
  • Tebow has earned starting status in 2012
  • Ravens head to New England, Texans going home
  • Super Bowl Chat
    with Times sports columnists Gary Shelton and John Romano on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. (EST). If you can't attend, send your question via e-mail to superbowlchat@
    yahoo.com
    or go to tampabay.com/chat and click on "submit question in advance."

  • John Romano: For Raiders, there's no more holding back
  • Gary Shelton: Defense snarls as its potential legend awaits
  • Gimme Five


  • Super Bowl Journal
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    By Steve Spears
    A Journal from San Diego

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    • More coverage
    Bucs Forum
    Times daily Super Bowl coverage
     XXXVII Xtra
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    WORLD&NATION
    Bullfights lose status as Tijuana's Sunday pastime
    TIJUANA, Mexico -- The gate is unlocked and the rock-strewn parking lot is empty except for a stray dog and a few battered and weary palm trees. Toreo de Tijuana -- bullfighting of Tijuana -- sits silent atop a hill in the middle of the city like an ancient baseball stadium or something from a Mad Max movie. Story
    South Korea works to resolve nuclear standoff
    SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea pushed ahead Friday with efforts to resolve the nuclear standoff with North Korea peacefully, while the U.N.'s nuclear watchdog agency said it will hold an emergency meeting to consider putting the dispute before the Security Council. Story

    OPINION and COLUMNS
    Editorial: Explore port's potential
    Editorial: The Mouse's way
    Letters: FCC is right to review phone price policies
    Sandra Thompson: As pioneers of lofts open homes, new views arise
    John Romano: Gruden right investment for present, future
    Gary Shelton: This season, it all seems attainable
    Steve Bousquet: Library is a character in Florida budget plot

    WORLD&NATION
  • Bullfights lose status as Tijuana's Sunday pastime
  • Super commercials?
  • And now, a word about the sponsors
  • South Korea works to resolve nuclear standoff

  • TAMPA BAY
  • Waging a cold war to save crops
  • Report faults F-16 pilot in fatal midair collision
  • After enduring storms, WorkNet Pinellas' director quits

  • BUSINESS
  • Prospect of an Iraq war shackles the markets
  • Kmart files plan for reorganization

  • SPORTS
  • Tampa Bay tops West's best
  • Slam like no other: Serena's
  • Scouts may be Blackwell's toughest foe
  • Wild C-USA ride finds Bulls heading back up

  • STATE
  • DCF investigated abuse reports
  • Freed after years on death row

  • ARTS&ENTERTAINMENT
  • Calendar
  • What a wonderful life
  • In the news
  • Still the great Pretenders

  • PASCO
  • A rally heard in San Diego
  • Crops dodge first night's frosty blow

  • HERNANDO
  • Inconveniences cap cold snap
  • 2 more arrested in Jan. 9 drug bust

  • CITRUS
  • Deal will turn on lights for tennis
  • Sunday, they'll think soup

  • FLORIDIAN
    Super Bowl XXXVII: My Dream: Signs of support
    As the big game approached this week, merchants in the Tampa Bay area used capital letters to express their hopes for a Bucs victory. Story

    HOMES
    A jewel shines again
    Before: an aging, neglected waterfront mansion. After: a designer show house that demonstrates how an old beauty can be updated for modern living. Story

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    WEATHER
    Freeze puts area at brink of chaos
    Record temperatures flirt with levels that can destroy crops. Power companies report few outages. The cold continues. Story
    TAMPA BAY
    Waging a cold war to save crops
    As others sleep, farm workers fight wind and frost to preserve strawberry plants and their way of life. Story
    Report faults F-16 pilot in fatal midair collision
    The leader of two pilots failed to keep adequate watch, leading to a fatal crash, the NTSB finds. Story
    After enduring storms, WorkNet Pinellas' director quits
    Bonnie Moore steps down, just as some were saying the worst was over for the agency. Story
    SPORTS
    Tampa Bay tops West's best
    LIGHTNING 4, STARS 1: The visitors stun Dallas with three goals in three shots in the first period and hang on to win. Story
    Slam like no other: Serena's
    Serena Williams becomes first woman in nine years to hold four Grand Slam titles with Australian Open win. Story
    STATE
    Freed after years on death row
    A man convicted of a 1986 murder is released; the state says it lacks enough evidence to retry him. Story
    BUSINESS
    Prospect of an Iraq war shackles the markets
    Another losing session ends a dismal week on Wall Street. Investors see few reasons to buy shares. Story



     
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