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June 13, 2001
When season ends, Bucs pick up basketball
[Times photo: Toni L. Sandys]
Many players spend evenings together in pickup games, staying in touch -- and shape.

Honoring McKay
Those wishing to pay respects to the family of former Bucs coach John McKay, who died Sunday of complications from diabetes, may do so between 3-5 today at St. Lawrence Church, Higgins Hall, 5225 Himes Ave., Tampa.

John Romano
Baseball calls; life beckons
On his 22nd birthday, Isaac Iorg's childhood dream came true. Nearly a week passed before anyone showed up to let him know. It could be another week before we discover whether he cares any longer.

Devil Rays
Kennedy shines again
Rookie left-hander wins second straight start in Rays' 9-5 victory over first-place Phillies.

Nash set to start career
ST. PETERSBURG -- He hasn't set foot on a "real" baseball field yet, hasn't really seen what minor-league baseball is all about. He doesn't even have any professional baseball statistics.

Tyner starts in CF, maybe for good
ST. PETERSBURG -- For Rays manager Hal McRae, the decision was as simple as this: "One guy is struggling; one guy is swinging the bat well."

Players look to stop Woods' domination
But it won't be easy as Tiger Woods goes for his fifth straight major championship.

Woods is not looking back
TULSA, Okla. -- Perhaps this helps explain his greatness. Tiger Woods will attempt to win his fifth consecutive major championship when the tournament begins Thursday at Southern Hills Country Club. But he doesn't look at it that way.

NHL briefs
Report: Bourque will not return

NFL briefs
Angelo: 'I have no quick fixes'

Mississippi State coach may take Gators job
JACKSON, Miss. -- Mississippi State coach Pat McMahon resigned, and the Associated Press reported he is headed to Florida after leading the Bulldogs to the NCAA tournament in each of his four seasons.

Manning not ready to trade just yet
General manager Bill Manning has read the e-mails. He has taken the phone calls and heard the voice mail.

Sports Etc.
Saddlebrook star adds to successful resume
After plenty of individual victories, Kelly McCain led the Spartans to their first state title.

Around Pinellas
BASEBALL: Clearwater's Chris Garrison has signed with Gardner-Webb, a Division II school in Boiling Springs, N.C. Garrison, a 6-foot-2, 185-pound left-hander, was 3-4 this season in helping the Tornadoes reach the Class 4A state tournament.

Daily fishing report
Trout fishing from Clearwater to Tarpon Springs is the best I have seen in years. Even though bait is in short supply, the fish are there.

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