August 1, 2000
Coaches' initial offering comes alphabetically
Listening, as Florida college coaches Bowden (FSU), Gilbert (JU), Joe (FAMU), Kruczek (UCF), Leavitt (USF), Massie (EWC), Schnellenberger (FAU), Spurrier (UF) and Wyatt (B-CC) came strolling through Cypress Gardens with preseason observations ...
Miller's debut not bad
The night's best news was the willingness of my kids to turn off the Cartoon Network so I could watch the debut of the new Monday Night Football crew.
||Anthony complements star receiver
[Times photo: Toni L. Sandys]
TAMPA -- Keyshawn Johnson is a superstar. But he will need a supporting cast of receivers for Tampa Bay's passing game to be successful. So far, Bucs coach Tony Dungy is pleased with the development of his other pass catchers.
Odom tackles painful setback
The Buccaneers' starting left tackle has been unable to practice because of back pain. He's waiting on MRI.
Bucs' ailing line worries coaches
With Jason Odom and Paul Gruber hurting, Tampa Bay looks for a trio of linemen to step forward.
One last swap for the Rays
Pitchers Steve Trachsel and Mark Guthrie shipped to Toronto to cap a busy week.
Back in the game
Tony Saunders returns to competitive pitching tonight in the minors. He'll be happy, he says, when he's back with the Rays.
Williams delivering on all levels
ST. PETERSBURG -- The Devil Rays got more than they bargained for when they signed Gerald Williams.
142 Crew pays tribute to its departed Bubba
ST. PETERSBURG -- The Devil Rays may have replaced Bubba Trammell on the roster, but they can't fill the void felt by The 142 Crew, the outfielder's unofficial fan club and Tropicana Field cheering section
Women's game finds the spark it needs
For a while there, women's tennis this season was looking like a two-horse race. Lindsay Davenport and Martina Hingis seemingly were clashing every week this spring, building an interesting rivalry but draining suspense from the game.
While many tarpon were caught and released Sunday, Mark Mastry's 109-pounder captured the grand prize in the 66th Annual Suncoast Tarpon Roundup's Junior Division "Finale Day."
Panthers finally say goodbye to rats
Plant has begun construction to replace the rodent-infested gymnasium and other athletic facilities.
Madeira Beach wins Area Tournament title
After getting pounded in its first game, Post 273 earns a state berth.
According to the Arena Football League's Fan Bill of Rights, "We believe that every fan demands that we maintain absolute respect for the Arena Football game and maintain the integrity of the finest of fair competition at all time."
Lightning, feeling need for speed, signs 3 free agents
On the final day restricted free agents could accept or reject qualifying offers, the Lightning announced Monday that centers Steve Martins and Brian Holzinger signed one-year contracts.
Stewart likes driving home
It's not enough that Tony Stewart will drive in the fourth stage of the International Race of Champions and Brickyard 400 this week at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.