June 13, 2000
Lewis friends acquitted in murder trial
A jury needs less than 5 hours to find Joseph Sweeting and Reginald Oakley not guilty of the stabbing deaths of two men.
Tampa woos prep baseball
The Yankees and Hillsborough County bid $125,000 a year to keep the state tourney at Legends Field.
- There's a powerful reason she's the best
Countryside's Crystal Crews has eight pitches (18-2 record) and a free-swinging bat (.437 average) in her arsenal.
- Riverview coach gets her due
RIVERVIEW -- Angela Slater's hard work and dedication to softball -- both high school and club -- in Hillsborough County has earned her the respect and admiration of players and coaches at almost every school.
The only good agent is a fictional agent
As you might have guessed, doctor, I have this problem with agents. Some days I want to tar and feather them, and other days I figure, heck, why waste the feathers?
Open enjoys No. 100
Since 1895, the tournament has attracted the world's best golfers.
British champ Lawrie withdraws from Open
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- A groin injury has knocked Paul Lawrie out of the U.S. Open. The reigning British Open champion withdrew Monday morning. The injury occurred several weeks ago, and Lawrie hopes to defend his British Open title next month at St. Andrews.
Report: UM's Hamilton to Wizards
WASHINGTON -- University of Miami coach Leonard Hamilton has told the Wizards he will accept their coaching job, the Washington Post reported today.
RJS must wait a year for FAMU-Grambling
TAMPA -- Don't look for a Florida A&M-Grambling State preseason football game at Raymond James Stadium in August, but a promoter said Monday he expects the game to be a reality in August 2001.
Coming through in a pinch baffles Cox
ST. PETERSBURG -- Pinch-hitting is a difficult task for even the most experienced players. And for a rookie learning his way around the pitchers, umpires and ballparks, it can be a brutal challenge.
Angels take a ride on DL merry-go-round
If the Anaheim Angels were charged per roster move, their disabled list activity could be enough to prompt a hike in ticket prices at Edison Field.
Yankees, Cubs talking Sosa
NEW YORK -- The Yankees are talking with the Chicago Cubs about a Sammy Sosa trade, and so are several other teams.
Lightning exposes list for expansion
What players are the Lightning prepared to lose?
Bucs, Young and ice cream
The frozen treats epitomize the generosity of the QB during his dog days in Tampa Bay.
Pressley nearly wins
Robert Pressley has now gone 150 races without a Winston Cup win.
It's that time when big permit are on some of the offshore wrecks.