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July 6, 2001
Teen Henin outruns Capriati
[AP photo]
The 19-year-old rallies, and Venus Williams edges Lindsay Davenport to reach final.

Capriati takes loss in stride
WIMBLEDON, England -- Jennifer Capriati, who once had trouble dealing with tennis disappointments, said she was sad about losing Thursday in the semifinals but has learned to put losses in perspective.

With Sampras out, excitement in
Ivanisevic, Rafter and Henman lost to perennial Wimbledon champ, relish chance to win.

Darrell Fry
Davenport finds pain, then joy
WIMBLEDON, England -- Lindsay Davenport wears a bandage on her right knee, but that's not where it really hurts.

Anglers change silver into green
Big tarpon and bigger purses are draws for Boca Grande tournaments.

Devil Rays
More of the same for Rays in 60th loss
Ryan Rupe strikes out nine Blue Jays, but Tampa Bay puts together little offense in 7-4 loss.

Retirement an option for still-ailing Alvarez
ST. PETERSBURG -- Wilson Alvarez is experiencing soreness in his left forearm, and the Rays left-hander is frustrated enough to say he'll retire if he can't return this season.

Hamilton expected out 7-10 more days
ST. PETERSBURG -- Josh Hamilton isn't expected to play for another seven to 10 days and is close to turning what was supposed to be his tuneup season into an injury-riddled disaster.

Rays: on deck
Up next: Marlins

Track tricks still
Fake pit stops to hand signals that cause wrecks, anything goes in Winston Cup.

It's a chess game out there
In the competitive world of Winston Cup racing, drivers rely not only on talent and fast cars to get them to the front of the pack but also on tricks they've learned over the years, including:

Somber thoughts during practice
DAYTONA BEACH -- Though qualifying was postponed until noon today because of rain, Winston Cup drivers practiced for 90 minutes on Thursday at Daytona International Speedway.

Et cetera
Cruelty takes lives of horses in Pakistan
Those who enjoy or profit from thoroughbred racing often defend it by trumpeting the inherent beauty and majesty of the sport.

NBC is ready for its shot at NASCAR
In many ways, there has never been a better time to be a NASCAR fan.

Sports Extra
Thousands of fighters battle for national titles
TAMPA -- Smack in the middle of the Tampa Convention Center, surrounded by 15 fights and hundreds of screaming people, tiny Kim Lee of Pennsylvania stood on a mat as a referee raised her arm in victory.

Out-of-towners lead tourney
CRYSTAL RIVER -- Wally Kuchar and Rick Sargent combined for a 14-under par 58, good for a one-shot lead after the opening round of the fifth annual North Florida PGA Senior-Junior Championship at Plantation Inn and Golf Resort.

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