July 1, 2000
As Martin falls apart, focused Agassi hangs on
WIMBLEDON, England -- Todd Martin was skewering Andre Agassi. Ahead 5-2 in Friday's fifth set. Just a glory shot from dynamic Centre Court erasure of Steffi Graf's guy, one of the top players in the world.
Rays walk over Yanks
In a nip-and-tuck contest, Tampa Bay scores twice in the eighth on bases-loaded walks to win 6-4.
- Today: Devil Rays vs. Yankees
At a glance
- You don't say
"Either that or there's a lot of cheap flights from New York to Tampa." -- Devil Rays manager Larry Rothschild on the large number of local Yankees fans at Friday night's game.
- Justice says he has to be himself to succeed
He wants to contribute to the Yankees lineup by playing they way he always has -- hard.
- Win makes men-on record easy to take
ST. PETERSBURG -- In theory, the Devil Rays should have scored at least a few more runs in Friday night's 6-4 victory over the Yankees. Then again, leaving as many runners on base was an invitation to a loss.
Earnhardt intimidating again and having fun at 49
The seven-time Winston Cup champion is healthy and a title contender again.
Rocker return gives TBS ratings boost
NEW YORK -- John Rocker's first visit to New York since he made disparaging remarks about the city produced TBS' best ratings for a Braves game since 1994. TBS, which broadcasts Braves games to a potential audience of about 79.4-million U.S. homes, drew a cable rating of 2.8, about 2.32-million households, for Atlanta's 6-4 victory Thursday against the Mets.
Bonilla happy to be a Brave
After being released by the Mets last season, Bobby Bonilla has found contentment as a role player for Atlanta.
Sign of these times: patience
The Lightning, not enamored with free agents, will eschew spending spree and look to deal instead.
Bucs' Davis signs new deal
TAMPA -- The waiting game paid off Friday for Bucs backup linebacker Don Davis when he signed a one-year contract with the team.
It seems there is no shortage of short red grouper. Keeper reds, or even gags, might be another story, especially because the minimum size limit on gag and black grouper now is 22 inches.