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June 29, 2001
Devil Rays
A new streak starts
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[AP photo]
After losing 11 straight to the Red Sox, the Rays win their second in a row, 4-3.

Williams could see old mates tonight
BOSTON -- Turns out, the Rays will see Gerald Williams again.

Upset with umpire, Vaughn speaks his mind -- again
BOSTON -- Greg Vaughn isn't shy about making his feelings known.

Rays on deck
The game

John Romano
Small-market success bad for Selig
He is in charge of the weaklings. It is his eyes they look to for comfort. His arms they run to for support.

Mutiny
Mutiny deal sends Valderrama to Rapids
The colorful midfielder and two others go to Colorado in a three-way deal. Tampa Bay gets Adin Brown, Eric Denton and a first-round pick.

Wimbledon
Hewitt survives 144 mph serve
American qualifier Taylor Dent sets a Wimbledon record with serves and takes Lleyton Hewitt to five sets.

NBA
Sasser admired secretly no more
Orlando's coach and GM knew how much they wanted the SMU guard. They just didn't want any other teams to know.

TV
Keck takes the air for Ch. 28 on Monday
For close to a year, Ch. 28 sports director Jay Crawford had been asking his bosses for help. WFTS-TV's sports staff had shrunk from three to two, a number he believed was too small to produce a top-quality report.

Lightning
Meet the Russian prospects
One problem limiting the popularity of the NHL draft is the relative anonymity of its top picks.

Colleges
Ex-Jesuit pitcher Gloger heads to USF
Former Jesuit High pitcher Ryan Gloger, who was drafted in 1999 by the Devil Rays but chose to attend Stanford, is transferring to South Florida. He has signed a scholarship.

Devard Darling unsure of return
Florida State receiver Devard Darling, whose twin brother, Devaughn, died after an off-season workout in February, is unsure if he will resume his football career at the school.

Preps
Local qualifies for Amateur
TAMPA -- Brian Wertz bought a new driver. He had stiffer shafts installed in his irons.

Crusader star to play in international tourney
TAMPA -- Tampa Catholic coach Chuck Yingling is a lot of things, state champion and baseball savvy being among them.

Shorecrest hires familiar face
Fernando "Mark" Maynor is just 27, but there is little he hasn't done in basketball. One of the few omissions from his resume, however, was high school varsity head coach.

Around the county
Summer camps

Younger kids kick off all-star tournaments
The all-star tournaments have begun for 9-10 baseball in District 12 and 9-10 baseball and 9-10 softball in District 5.

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