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May 5, 2001
Tennis
A smashing return
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Don't think that Jennifer Capriati's rise to No. 4 is the ending to her feel-good story.
Hubert Mizell
High-octane hopes at the Derby
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Petroleum princes arrive for the Kentucky Derby and gasoline prices immediately zoom. Honest to octane, Thursday's unleaded average was $1.55 at Louisville pumps but by Friday morning the squeeze cost $1.86.
The field: Entries and post positions
The silks: Race colors

Devil Rays
Indians beat Rays in strange game
Tampa Bay continues to get bad breaks, this time from the Trop catwalk.

McHale interviews with Rays; deal may be near
His trip to Florida was brief -- less than 24 hours -- but Tigers president John McHale Jr. may be back soon.

Wilson adjusts to pitching in AL
ST. PETERSBURG -- The glaring difference is the power.

Rays on deck
You don't say

Today: Indians at Rays
The game

Mutiny
Does anyone havesome duct tape?
Patchwork Mutiny braces for a rematch against division-leading Chicago.

NBA
No. 1 San Antonio vs. no. 5 Dallas
SERIES: Spurs 3-1.

Running
Berkeley eighth-grader gets praise
TAMPA -- At the beginning of Friday's Night Moves 5K run, people were laughing at a gangly youngster running hard out of the gates around the first turn.

Outdoors
Captain's corner
As the weather gets hotter I find fewer people fishing during the day. I often hear that you can't catch bass then. People believe that because most fish in shallow water. They throw a bait to the bank and work it back to them. Since bass are most active in shallow water during the morning and evening this belief is reinforced.

Motorsports
What they're saying
The postponement of a CART race at Texas Motor Speedway and comments by rescue worker Tommy Propst that Dale Earnhardt's seat belt was intact when the first emergency team reached the car brought another round of criticism of NASCAR:

CART proves again that safety comes first
Calling off Texas race is more proof of the organization's commitment.

Drivers pushing speed to the limit
CART car runs of 240 mph cause dizziness and other physical problems.

Et cetera
Area weightlifters a natural fit on Power Team
The Pasco Power Team does almost everything together. The 14 members train, compete and hang out together.

NBC's Hammond gets dream Derby
It's hard to say who needs the Kentucky Derby more right now: NBC or Tom Hammond.

Preps
Warriors Allen settles for second
CORAL SPRINGS -- Seven Rivers Christian made a strong showing at Friday's Class A state meet.

Pressure no problem for Cougars
Steve Lee pitches a gem and Mike Grace homers twice to lead Durant back to the region final.

Dragons move to within win of final four
Five East Bay errors help Jefferson advance to the region final with a 9-3 victory.

Youth keys Clearwater's 8-6 victory
Sophomore Cameron Betourne and freshman Chris Jones have big games to lead the Tornadoes past the Rebels.

Solid pitching puts Countryside in final
The Cougars' 2-1 victory earns them a fourth meeting with archrival Seminole.

'Smiley' propels Lancers to victory with arm, bat
Justin Craig throws four scoreless innings and goes 2-for-3 to lead Seminole Presbyterian past Bradenton Christian.

Bounces go against Mustangs
ST. PETERSBURG -- Despite making it close, Northside Christian couldn't catch a break and lost to West Palm Beach King's Academy 2-1 in Class 2A, Region 3 semifinal.

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