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March 4, 2003
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Bucs
Quarles cancels trips, leaves Bucs as sole bidder
Linebacker's agent says he expects to talk today, with a deal possible this week.

Gary Shelton: Goal No. 1: Alienate the QB. Check
What he does, above all else, is look for things out of place.

Rays
Stardom seems an easy call for Upton
The Rays' top shortstop prospect is adjusting effortlessly to the pro lifestyle.

McClung standing out
ST. PETERSBURG -- At 6 feet 6 and 235 pounds, Seth McClung is one of the biggest pitchers in Devil Rays camp. He also is making one of the biggest impressions.

Lightning
Another feat for captain
Dave Andreychuk plays game No. 1,500 tonight, but shows no sign of stopping soon.

Tonight: Lightning at Islanders
WHEN/WHERE: 7; Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, N.Y.

Khabibulin gets top player nod
UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Don't even talk to Nikolai Khabibulin about how well he is playing.

College basketball: UF ready for another classic
Gators know they will have to stop Georgia guards Jarvis Hayes and Ezra Williams to win on the road.

Salukis watch
SIU 78, Illinois St. 62

KU gets share of Big 12
LUBBOCK, Texas -- Keith Langford scored 20 as No.6 Kansas beat Texas Tech 65-56 Monday night.

Outdoors: As the tide turns
After a numbing night, the hearts and bodies of six kayak adventurers are warmed as bay waters sweep them to their goal.

Daily fishing report
The return of bait fish has sparked a feeding frenzy across area flats. Large schools of white bait can be found near the Sunshine Skyway bridge. These can be caught using a small mesh net that's 8 feet or larger. The edge of the flats near the bridge will have schools that need to be chummed. Once chummed, you'll be able to catch these with a smaller net.

In brief: 1-AA foe likely a go for Bulls
TAMPA -- Though South Florida is keeping mum and has asked Nicholls State to do the same, the Bulls likely will host the Colonels on Sept. 6.

College football: McPherson escapes serious injury in crash
Former Florida State quarterback Adrian McPherson avoided serious injury Monday in a one-car accident on Interstate 75 near Apollo Beach.

Meeting on gambling hits home at FSU
A symposium on the dangers of sports wagering was scheduled long before the McPherson case.

Baseball: Slugging Matsui's singles impress
TAMPA -- Yankees leftfielder Hideki Matsui continued to impress Monday, hitting a three-run homer and two singles in a 9-8 loss to Toronto.

Dodgers bidder adds investor
LOS ANGELES -- Former New York sports executive David Checketts has assembled part of the financing for his $620-million bid to buy the Dodgers, according to the Los Angeles Times.

NHL: Islanders tie, gain in East
NEW YORK -- Brian Leetch scored on a rush from one end of the ice to the other late in the third Monday night, lifting the Rangers to a 1-all tie with the Islanders.

Glazer buys share of soccer titan
TAMPA -- Now you know why the Bucs increased the price of season tickets after winning the Super Bowl. They had plans for the money.

NBA: McGrady sparks romp over Bulls
CHICAGO -- The Bulls kept Tracy McGrady under his average Monday night, but the NBA's leading scorer still controlled the game.

Motorsports: Newman proves he can beat adversity
After what had to be one of the longest races of his Winston Cup career, Ryan Newman left Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday wanting only one thing.

Preps: State tournament to be in Clearwater
Clearwater High will host the inaugural state flag football championship tournament May 23-24, the Florida High School Activities Association announced last week.

Buc keeps focus on present
Berkeley Prep's future looks good. But Spiros Ferderigos gives it a chance to advance far this season.

New players look for old result
Countryside, the defending Class 5A state champion, has inserted some new faces into its starting lineup.

Regional boys basketball semifinals
DURANT AT WINTER PARK LAKE HOWELL

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