July 26, 2000
|Bucs' Kelly pushes on
[Times photo: Toni Sandys]
Beaten on "the play" in January, cornerback Brian Kelly bounces back to challenge for starting job. Story
A learning curve for offense
New coordinator Les Steckel confident unit will be ready by Sept. 3.
Stecker's returns raise eyebrows
TAMPA -- The challenge of making the roster is going to be a steep one for second-year running back Aaron Stecker, but his performance in Tuesday afternoon's special-teams drills certainly will help.
Rothschild suspended two games
Rays manager feels the penalty, for making contact with an umpire, is excessive.
Trachsel takes loss at a crawl
Rays starter may have hurt his trade value with a labored effort, falling 6-4 to the Tigers.
Contented Ray irked by rumors
DETROIT -- Roberto Hernandez has heard the trade rumors. So have Jose Canseco and Steve Trachsel.
A little pain, a lot to gain
Fighting with an injury, black belt Chase Florin's determination carries him to a gold medal at the 2000 AAU National Karate Championships.
Less means more for FSU's Weinke
The quarterback says his new speed since losing 17 pounds will aid the team.
Georgia is finally a favorite in SEC East
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Georgia coach Jim Donnan finished his opening remarks, calmly slid his hands into the pockets of his tailored gray suit, rocked on his heels and waited for the inevitable question.
UNC's Curry back from injury, ready for action
HOT SPRINGS, Va. -- North Carolina junior quarterback Ronald Curry looks healthy after he missed half of last season with a ruptured right Achilles' tendon.
Heavy rains can put a damper on most fishing trips but anglers who wait for storms to stop usually will find bay waters calm, and fishing grounds void of other anglers. Smooth water makes it easier to spot fish as they move around in the shallow water, and lack of noise from other boats helps entice fish to feed. Rain and overcast skies drop water temperatures, which usually triggers a feeding period.
Earlier start suits Marcum
When Arena Football officials called Storm coach Tim Marcum last week to ask him when he wanted to play his post-season opener -- 4 or 8 p.m. Saturday -- Marcum did not hesitate in telling them 8.
Cloutier, Hay agree to 1-year deals
The Lightning has agreed to terms with two more free agents, including goaltender Dan Cloutier, the players' agent said Tuesday.
Mutiny blanked in early exit at U.S. Open Cup
In five years of playing in the U.S. Open Cup, the Mutiny has never advanced to the quarterfinals. The streak remained intact Tuesday night with a 3-0 loss to New York/New Jersey at Mitchel Stadium in Uniondale, N.Y.