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May 26, 2001
Devil Rays
Rays blow chances, lose 6-4
[Times photo: Michael Rondou]
Failed rallies prove costly. But manager Hal McRae says he is unsatisfied with pitching ace Albie Lopez's performance.

Tyner 'thankful' to be in majors
Outfielder Jason Tyner played 50 games last year as a rookie with the Mets and Devil Rays, and that taste of the major leagues made him that much hungrier to get back after spending the first six weeks of the season at Triple-A Durham.

On deck
Today: Angels at Rays

Gordon can feel magic returning
CONCORD, N.C. -- Jeff Gordon has splashed through a lot of puddles the past two weeks.

Add an asterisk; Andretti won't care
He'll value career even if he never wins Indy.

Pole-sitter Newman not a rookie -- yet
CONCORD, N.C. -- Many outside of NASCAR probably are wondering who Ryan Newman, the pole-sitter for Sunday's race, is. Insiders consider him potentially the next Winston Cup prodigy.

Pepto-Bismol won't help Lazier
INDIANAPOLIS -- Even after eight Indianapolis 500s, Buddy Lazier's stomach still gets upset.

Past, present, future
History, success entwine goalies Patrick Roy and Martin Brodeur.

Ex-Lightning Muir happy with Avs
DENVER -- When Bryan Muir described the season as "quite a roller-coaster ride," he wasn't kidding.

Part of UT past guides its future
Joe Urso won a title as a Spartan player. He seeks another as the team's coach.

Et cetera
Capel faces marijuana charge
Brooksville's John Capel, who represented the United States in last year's Olympics and was drafted by the NFL's Chicago Bears last month, is facing a misdemeanor charge of possession of marijuana.

Back to front, Mutiny has a different look
Ali Curtis, always a forward, starts on defense, and that's just one change for tonight's game with Miami.

Daily fishing report
The hot topic this week on the beach was the 96-pound wahoo weighed in at John's Pass Bait and Tackle. It was caught trolling near the USF weather buoy about 50 miles offshore by the charter boat Electric Blue. Craig Lahr on the Team SeaView boat jumped a 250-pound blue marlin Tuesday, 30 miles offshore, while amberjack fishing.

Aggressive play keeps Tigers' DeHeart on top
After an undefeated regular season and a trip to the Class 2A state singles final, Jesuit's Ryler DeHeart is preparing for a busy summer.

Battling QBs trample Marauders
East Lake sophomore Dane Gale and junior Mike Deatrick combine to rush for 180 yards on 12 carries to lead the Eagles past CCC 54-10.

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