Pewter bunch looking Super
TAMPA -- Despite getting nobody from the USF draft eruption, the 2001 Bucs punctuated their dazzling off-season with a weekend rich in prospects, imposing with position-by-position purpose and also inflaming of Super Bowl expectations.
Fourth round proves to be very much a Bulls market
Jones, Henry and Gramatica are chosen 1-2-3 on the opening of Day 2 of the draft.
Bucs are ready to get physical
Players with strength and the ability to hit hard highlight Tampa Bay's selections in Rounds 4-7.
Bucs second-day selections
JOHN HOWELL, 117th pick overall
Duo to duel at safety
Bucs draft Colorado State's John Howell and Yale's Than Merrill.
Bucs target free agent receivers
TAMPA -- Draft pundits had predicted the Bucs were going to select a receiver this weekend, but that didn't happen. Now, the team will turn its attention to signing a number of them in free agency.
Weinke, Palmer taken in fourth round
FSU's Heisman winner is pleased to go to Carolina, where QB depth is a problem.
Hamilton at the top of well-behaved class
No diving to the apron allowed, no wrecks; in fact, no caution flags. This was no average Talladega 500.
Fast start, bad finish for Dodge
TALLADEGA, Ala. -- Of the Dodge drivers who swept the top three starting positions for the Talladega 500 -- Stacy Compton, Sterling Marlin and Bill Elliott -- none was in contention at the end Sunday.
Pak ends streak of Sorenstam
Voting gets under way for All-Stars
QB Mitchell will return to Bengals
Capriati defeats Hingis again
After upset, Rahman likely to face Tyson
BRAKPAN, South Africa -- Lennox Lewis thought he could jet to Africa, make some history and leave with both his heavyweight titles and a future megafight with Mike Tyson intact.
Women's winners show veteran moxie
Elaine Youngs and Barbra Fontana rally in beach tourney final. Dax Holdren and Todd Rogers win the men's title.
To catch a king mackerel big enough to win $100,000, Mark Kennedy traveled 90 miles out in the Gulf of Mexico.
Leopard star leads on, off floor
Bernice Mosby was a force as Hernando advanced deep into the post-season.
Corinas Poise becomes N. America's top winner
In her first start of 2001, Corinas Poise was claimed for $4,000 at Tampa Bay Downs by owner Chris Gatis and trainer William Mitchell. The 7-year-old mare won that day, Feb. 1, by 2 1/2 lengths with Terry Houghton riding. She hasn't run that cheaply since.
Lightning looks to dump Vipers
Tom Wilson, president of Lightning owner Palace Sports & Entertainment, said he has given Tampa Bay assistant general manager Jay Feaster the go-ahead to search for a new flagship minor-league affiliate.
Devils outlast scrappy 'Canes
Bucks given second chance to top Magic
A 59-42 rebounding edge is key for Milwaukee, which wins 103-90 to open its East series against Orlando.