April 27, 2000
|Host Mutiny cruises again
[Times photo: Thomas Goethe]
Tampa Bay, 4-0 at home this season, routs San Jose 4-0.
At 89, Sun City Center's Bill Baker is on a roll: He has a streak of 219 rounds lower than his age.
Innisbrook pro is ready to play
The allure of the Senior PGA Tour is so great that Jay Overton is willing to give up what he believes is one of the best jobs in golf. So be it. The 50-and-over tour beckons and Overton is ready to commit his undivided -- almost -- attention.
Has time finally come for Pierce dominance?
Mary Pierce won an Australian Open, but should we expect more? Shouldn't she? Mary's power can pulverize.
Rivers named top coach
The vote came down to Doc Rivers and Phil Jackson. Rivers received 60 votes; Jackson 53.
Magic coach Doc Rivers, seated, gets a hug from point guard Darrell Armstrong.
Rays walk off losers
Tampa Bay digs hole, rallies, falls in 9th. Heard this before?
- Family placed before cause
Concern for kin in Cuba keeps Rays coach Jose Cardenal from joining Elian protest.
- Alvarez injury not too serious
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The good news Wednesday was that orthopedic surgeon James Andrews found nothing extraordinarily wrong with Wilson Alvarez's sore left shoulder. The bad news is that it likely still will be at least another month until Alvarez pitches for the Devil Rays.
DiSarcina back to anchor infield
Gary DiSarcina is back at his accustomed spot at shortstop for the Angels, activated from the 15-day disabled list Monday. He had been there since bruising the thumb on his left hand while fielding a line drive during the second inning of the Angels' April 8 game against the Boston Red Sox.
Local TV eliminating some sports reports
WTSP is the latest to cut regular segments out of 5 and 5:30 newscasts.
Offshore fishing is beginning to look rosy. The recreational season for American red snapper is open and will stay that way until Oct. 31, when the quota of 4.47-million pounds will be landed by recreational anglers in the Gulf of Mexico.
Dallas' season journey: seeing stars, being Stars
Defending champs had rough start, including loss to Lightning, but are in contention to repeat.
Brazilians eager for home fans
Helio Castro-Neves can't wait to hear the roar Brazilian fans reserve for their native sons. It may just help him win Sunday's Rio 200.
Olympics creating a tumult
The latest uproar in bowling involves the alphabet organizations, the U.S. Olympic Committee, the International Olympic Committee and an army of confused people.
Who's Hot... Who's Not
Who's Hot: Not only did Hal Sutton win for the second time in a month, but his victory at the Greater Greensboro Classic was his third consecutive top-10 finish and his fourth in his past five tournaments. Sutton, who joined Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson as the only players to win multiple tournaments this year, has seven top 10s this year, tying him with Woods and Jesper Parnevik this season.