July 20, 2000
Rothschild stands by his accusation
TORONTO -- The Devil Rays have a date Friday night at Yankee Stadium in New York. Manager Larry Rothschild could have a date Friday morning at Major League Baseball offices in New York.
Yanks' Mendoza makes rehab start in Tampa
TAMPA -- New York Yankees right-hander Ramiro Mendoza allowed one run and three hits over two innings in his first rehabilitation start Wednesday for the Tampa Yankees.
Aloof, arrogant, annoying and world's fastest man
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Why, someone asked Michael Johnson, was he parading around the U.S. Olympic track and field trials with four Sacramento police officers as bodyguards? Utter nonsense, Johnson responded.
As ex-champions gather for fun, nostalgia, one wonders if John Daly will ever truly belong in such a group.
Eyes on young and old
With players such as Nicklaus and Woods, the Open promises drama.
Past play haunts ex-champ
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Something sad happened when 1991 winner Ian Baker-Finch stepped to the ceremonial St. Andrews plate during a former champions exhibition Wednesday.
Rating St. Andrews
Hubert Mizell's softest touches and hardest Old Course Holes:
Sawdust, arrows fill the air at Great Outdoors Games
Wood-cutting skills highlight ESPN's newest competition.
Yellowtail snapper are showing up in good numbers on the ledges and hard bottoms in 75-foot plus depths. They have small mouths and small stomachs. A key to catching them is to make them a target instead of an incidental catch as soon as you anchor on a grouper spot. This can be done by rigging a spinning or bait-casting outfit with no heavier than 20-pound test line, a 1/0 short-shanked hook, two feet of 20-pound leader and a 1- or 2-ounce sinker, depending on current.
Ex-Bulls assistant Watersmoves to prep position
TAMPA -- Andre Waters isn't angry that he'll spend the fall coaching defensive backs at Wharton High and not South Florida.
Tampa may bid for high school football finals
If a sponsor can be found, Hillsborough County has until Aug. 10 to submit a bid to the FHSAA.
Familiar face to guide Armwood basketball
Trent Strauch, the school's former JV boys coach, takes over for Doug Walker, who died June 27 after a two-month battle with cancer.
Bucs, Coleman agent meet
TAMPA -- Guard Cosey Coleman missed the first rookie pre-camp workout Wednesday, but the Bucs expect the former Tennessee player to be signed by the end of the week.
Duke is taunted by a $15,000 pin
One pin cost Clermont's Norm Duke the championship match at the U.S. Open on Sunday. Duke needed a strike on his first ball in the 10th frame to beat Robert Smith, but he left the 8-pin standing and lost 202-201.
Kanaan's recovery is quick
Tony Kanaan broke two bones in his left forearm and four ribs in a qualifying lap crash four weeks ago.