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June 16, 2001
NBA Finals
Lakers roll to a repeat
[AP photo]
Shaquille O'Neal, seen celebrating above, scores 29 and is named Finals MVP as L.A. defeats 76ers 108-96.

At 13: 'That kid's a pro'
Kobe Bryant's former high school coach is not surprised with the 22-year-old Laker's enormous success.

Gary Shelton
Tiger is alive and cracking
TULSA, Okla. -- All you really need to know about the U.S. Open is this.

U.S. Open
Tiger's tumble causes jumble
Woods at 5 over as 3 surprise names lead Open.

Blistering Brooks is back in a big way
Mark Brooks, winless since 1996, has 6-under 64 to share the lead.

Koch has long day, 'great experience'
TULSA, Okla. -- The day began in the wee hours, before the sun had even come up. Gary Koch arrived at Southern Hills Country Club on Friday before 6. Nine hours later, after playing five holes to complete the first round of the U.S. Open and another 18 holes of the second round, the day was far from complete.

Devil Rays
Rays go flat against Marlins 7-4
With Fred McGriff out, the offense offers little against A.J. Burnett.

Rays on deck
Today: Rays at Marlins

Martinez returns to his spot at short
MIAMI -- Felix Martinez, as expected, was activated from the 15-day disabled list Friday.

A winning coach, but a losing team
Alfonso Mondelo isn't used to the struggles, especially on offense, that he has seen with the Mutiny this season.

Two-game losing skid suddenly bites Storm
The Arizona Rattlers win 55-49 in OT as Tampa Bay has consecutive defeats after a 7-0 start.

Sports TV/Radio
Wanted: local quality, with touch of national
Now that WQYK-AM 1010 says it has solidified its daily lineup, it's apparent Tampa Bay is going to remain a two-sports-station market, at least for now. The question is whether it should be.

Daily fishing report
The water is going to be crowded so be courteous when pursuing tarpon, trout or red drum.

Leaping back into the fray
Craftsman Truck driver Jack Sprague breaks Dodge's stranglehold with a flashy performance in his Chevy.

FHSAA recognizes flag football
Next up for the sport is sanctioning, which will allow a state tournament to be held.

Ex-Gaither star hopes to shine
Lydell Ross will take part in today's Florida-Georgia all-star game.

Falcons get sneak preview of 2002
Some might be wondering how powerhouse Dunedin will replace the sterling left side of its infield next season in addition to its top four pitchers.

Canterbury wins award
Before this past school year, Canterbury athletic director Dave Smith said he wanted the school to be recognized for its sportsmanship.

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