June 18, 2000
A Father's Day filled with fear
A thousand times, you have imagined being him. A thousand times, you thought of how wonderful it would be.
|[Times photo: Michael Rondou]
Cory Lidlle reacts after Ivan Rodriguez's two-run single caps a four-run second inning.
Off day or return of old Rays?
Poor pitching and lack of offense result in a 5-0 loss to the Rangers.
- Vaughn latest Ray on the disabled list
ST. PETERSBURG -- For three weeks, Greg Vaughn has been among the Devil Rays walking wounded. Now, he is just wounded.
- McGriff still feels loss on Father's Day, all days
ST. PETERSBURG -- He says today won't be any different than any other day, which is exactly the kind of tough-guy thing you'd expect from an athlete. But Fred McGriff says it for a different reason.
- Rays tales
BUBBLING OVER: Billy Hatcher has been chewing on the idea for days and decided he wants a rematch.
All signs point to Tiger
Tiger Woods leads in record fashion, as he did in his '97 Masters win. And he's the only player under par.
Roster now gets harder to crack
TAMPA -- With the likelihood of signing some of their draft picks before training camp begins July 23, the Bucs have begun the process of scaling down the roster.
Storm outlasts Kats to improve playoff hopes
TAMPA -- The Storm avoided the iceberg Saturday night.
Sun shines on the Lightning
Good weather and a young team make Tampa Bay attractive to prospects.
Rose finding his place as Pacers' playmaker
LOS ANGELES -- He wants to play point guard. He could be just as effective at every other position except maybe center, but Jalen Rose wants to play the point.
- Veterans keeping Pacers in contention
LOS ANGELES -- Indiana, according to some predictions, was supposed to get swept by Los Angeles. But the Pacers are making a series out of it, trailing just 3-2.
No chemistry in Cincinnati
The Cincinnati Reds won 96 games last season. They added Ken Griffey this season. Do your own math, right?
U.S. diving star primed for trials
Lydia Torres is about to get her payout -- almost 20 years after leaving a Puerto Rico casino.
Working hard worked well
Clearwater Central Catholic's Kevin Sullivan knew one speed as a senior football player and wrestler: non-stop.
Sickles senior in-line for skating glory
Michael Evans is an accomplished skater with goals beyond his burgeoning sport.
Georgia uses big plays for All-Star victory
ATLANTA -- A big play got the Florida all-stars back into the game, and a big play knocked them right out again.