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May 1, 2001
Kentucky Derby
Head horseman
[AP photo]
Trainer Bob Baffert is back in the saddle again at the Kentucky Derby with the two hottest horses in this year's race.

Horse racing briefs
Turf Paradise winner to enter Derby field

Hubert Mizell
Life, not health concerns McRae
ST. PETERSBURG -- Three hours before a recent Rays game, I visited the new manager's office. After a handshake, Hal McRae lifted his shirt, loaded a syringe and injected 13 units of insulin below his left ribs.

Devil Rays
For Rays, another day off target
Felix Martinez's throwing woes lead to a spot on the bench, a 5-3 loss and a league-worst 8-18 record.

Huff might start again -- in Durham
BALTIMORE -- Aubrey Huff likely is going to start playing regularly again soon. Whether it is for the Rays or the Triple-A Durham Bulls remains to be seen.

Earnhardt questions continue to linger
NASCAR officials are disputing a published report that Dale Earnhardt's seat belt was not broken when rescue workers arrived following the driver's fatal crash Feb. 18.

NBA playoffs
Bucks beatable: Now, there's proof
The Magic hopes to build on its Game 3 win, its first in 12 over Milwaukee.

NBA briefs
Camby set to rejoin Knicks for Game 4

Baseball briefs
Reds plan to call up Sanders

Et cetera
Sports briefs
Latvia shuts out U.S. in hockey

Marcum joins college Hall
Coach Tim Marcum already has made the Arena Football Hall of Fame. On Saturday, he made McMurry College's Hall of Honor.

Plant principal leaves Russo without contract
Pat Russo, who won 96 games in six season as the Panthers' coach, says he respects the decision of principal Eric Bergholm but feels singled out.

Early-season lineup shuffle hasn't deterred Berkeley
Several Bucs have had to fill in at new positions after starting pitcher Amanda Roehn was lost for the season.

A little nearsightedness not all bad for Seminole
No way. Absolutely not. Not this year. Seminole is not looking ahead.

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