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June 8, 2001
French Open
Capriati can't contain joy

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The Australian Open champ beats No. 1 Martina Hingis 6-4, 6-3 at the French to advance to her 2nd straight Slam final.
Gary Shelton
Kennedy's debut smells of hope for Rays' future
The wind drifts in gently from the north. It is cool, it is clean, and it carries the scent of lilacs.

Stanley Cup finals
Avs push it to the limit
Patrick Roy blanks New Jersey 4-0 as Colorado forces Game 7 back in Denver.

Devil Rays
Huff, Rekar help Rays lose to Jays
The third baseman's error sparks a Toronto rally, and the starter blows two leads in 8-7 loss.

Tyner's job may be in jeopardy
TORONTO -- Jason Tyner has six hits in his past two starts. He also has the endorsement of manager Hal McRae, who said he liked Tyner's style. What Tyner does not have is job security.

Rays on deck
WHAT: Mets vs. Devil Rays.

Up next: Mets
7:15 p.m. tonight, 4:15 p.m. Saturday, 1:15 p.m. Sunday

Et cetera
NBA Finals teams offer plenty of sites
Far too many sites are devoted to the teams in the NBA Finals. The easiest choices are often wrong turns. Iverson.com is a financial investment company, and larrybrown.com is about the former Redskins running back. Here are some to check out:

Colleges
Older sister sacrifices for baseball dream
Miami's Charlton Jimerson credits sister Lanette, who raised him and their younger brother. What she did "takes true strength," he says.

NFL
Jackson's charges dropped
GAINESVILLE -- Charges filed against Saints and former University of Florida player Willie Jackson after an altercation with police have been dropped by the state attorney's office.

Preps
Adjustments help Jays make run at West title
Since the Florida State League season started, Dunedin has been coping with losses. Fortunately for them, they are not the type that show in the standings.

Plant pitching coach takes Robinson helm
The Knights tap Gregg Suazo to become their new coach, replacing Bill Akins.

Around the county

Two districts kick off tournament of champs
The Tournament of Champions is under way for District 5 and 12.

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