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August 18, 2001
Time to give Hamilton a little more of a look
[Times photo: Michael Rondou]
TAMPA -- Time is running short for the small-minded among us, says John Romano.

Offensive line has 'to start showing up'
Bucs' focus tonight: offensive line's ability to rebound from woeful start.

White moves where he is needed
Veteran defensive end Steve White has been practicing on both ends of the line since the start of training camp.

A Super Bowl trip not likely
Super Bowl contenders? I'd say Stupor Bowl contenders is more likely. What were these guys doing during all those practice sessions? Trying on their tutus?

PGA Championship
Surprises coming from all over
Katayama a co-leader? O'Meara shoots 63? Woods just makes the cut? Mickelson at the top? Oh, wait, that one is normal in a major.

Azinger wants title, then Cup
DULUTH, Ga. -- Bradenton's Paul Azinger would love to make the U.S. Ryder Cup team. He'd rather win the PGA Championship.

Devil Rays
Rays regain stride in a 9-4 win over Twins
Tanyon Sturtze leads Tampa Bay to its fifth straight victory in the past week over fast-falling Minnesota.

Brazelton enrolls at MTSU
If Dewon Brazelton, the No. 3 choice overall in June draft, starts classes Monday, Tampa Bay loses its rights to pitcher.

Metrodome lends memories to McRae
MINNEAPOLIS -- The manager's desk and locker occupy the same corner in the visitors clubhouse at the Metrodome, 10 years after Hal McRae asked for them to be moved.

Rays at Twins
The game

College football
Around the state
Heat forces Seminoles to have practice indoors

Coach says he'll ride vets this season
Perry Van Der Beck said he won't turn to a youth movement or to minor-leaguers for the 4-17-1 Mutiny.

Daily fishing report
The water at the mouth of Tampa Bay has been churning like a Jacuzzi. Spanish mackerel have been crashing through schools of tiny hatchling baits, working themselves into a frenzy. The action has been easy to spot from a distance as birds gather at the site of feeding fish to take advantage of the easy pickings.

Reading each other's minds
Crew chief Robbie Loomis and driver Jeff Gordon finally have developed the kind of personal chemistry that leads to victories.

Young girl rules in boys' world
In only three years, Amanda Geving has become one of the nation's best on the BMX circuit.

Et cetera
Highs and lows

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