July 29, 2000
||Rekar rolls by Royals
Rays win 10-3 behind pitcher's first complete-game victory in five-plus years.
Rays look forward with two deals
Gone are Bubba Trammell, Rick White and Jim Mecir, replaced by three prospects.
Mecir, White leave Rays needing relief
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jim Mecir and Rick White were middle relievers, but trading them leaves major holes in the Devil Rays bullpen.
Bucs WR waived after he is jailed
Darnell McDonald, a rookie last year, faces felony charges for battery and burglary.
Shula checks in with his recent past
Bucs see a familiar face: the ex-offensive coordinator turned Miami quarterbacks coach.
Departed Emanuel shows no remorse
ORLANDO -- A passer-by snuck up behind Bert Emanuel and wrestled away the former Bucs and current Dolphins receiver after the teams' joint practice Friday morning at the Citrus Bowl.
In the spirit of CBS' Survivor series, the Times is asking Bucs players and coaches whom they would throw off the island, er, out of camp, and why. Here's today's episode:
Who's in charge?
Police challenge whether NASCAR can the draw line on crash investigations.
Time flies as drivers put wing to test
CICERO, Ill. -- Kenny Brack calls it the one-mile oval syndrome.
Strawberry says his colon cancer is back
Suspended Yankee contests reports of drinking, says health and family are his main concerns.
Ralston reaches the top
In five years, the Mutiny midfielder rises from the roster bubble to become an All-Star starter.
Storm defense is feeling pressure
Tampa Bay hopes to return to its stingy style as it begins post-season play today.
Montana: The Catch, the drives, the coolness
Joe Montana and four others enter pro football's shrine today. As usual, the spotlight will be on Montana.
Wings re-sign Osgood
The Detroit Red Wings signed goaltender Chris Osgood on Friday for three seasons.
FSU DB arrested on solicitation charge
Florida State star safety Derrick Gibson was arrested Thursday and charged with soliciting an undercover Tallahassee police officer for sex, ending what had been a relatively problem-free off-season for the defending national champion.
Defense, camaraderie put L.A. in driver's seat
When he accepted the job as head coach of the Los Angeles Sparks in October, Michael Cooper commonly was referred to as the Sparks' former assistant coach and defensive genius.
In control from start, Cleveland tops Detroit
CLEVELAND -- Vicki Hall scored 15 of her career-high 19 points in the first half as the Rockers beat the Detroit Shock 80-60 Friday night.
The fishing in Old Tampa Bay has been good, if you can stand the heat. Our usual warm-water species still are fairly active despite water temperatures in the mid-80s. Mangrove snapper are biting on shrimp and small greenbacks.
Daytona gets sterling debut
DAYTONA -- Juan Cruz struck out 12 in 62/3 innings in his first start since being called up to Daytona as the Cubs beat the Dunedin Blue Jays 4-1 on Friday.
Local stars gunning for national AAU title
Team Suncoast is loaded with the county's best players as it travels to Lake Buena Vista for the tournament.
12-year-old wins titles by leaps and bounds
RIVERVIEW -- Peyton Love started training as an equestrian athlete when she was 6 years old.