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August 27, 2001

Little League World Series
Little city endures big loss
[AP photo]
APOPKA -- You stand at what might be the center of the Little League universe. And you marvel at how lumpy it looks.

Apopka falls on last swing
Tokyo wins on final at-bat for second day in a row to take Little League World Series title.

Tiger triumphs in 7-hole playoff
Tiger Woods and Jim Furyk put on a spectacle at the NEC Invitational, culminating with Woods' 29th victory in a 2-hour sudden-death playoff.

Dungy: Bucs must improve
TAMPA -- Thirteen days and the Gulf of Mexico separate the Bucs from their season opener Sept. 9 at Dallas.

Leaf's stock rises after solid game
TAMPA -- Bucs quarterback Ryan Leaf needed a good performance Saturday night against the Patriots to assuage any doubts about his ability to play in the Bucs system.

Devil Rays
Ex-Ray gets the best of near-White Sock
Jose Canseco's homer off rookie Bobby Seay lifts Chicago to a 3-2 win.

Standridge demoted knowing it'll be brief
ST. PETERSBURG -- Jason Standridge left the Rays clubhouse Sunday afternoon with a smile and a few belongings.

The great hype
With Andy Roddick making his game more well-rounded, he could be the next big U.S. player.

Mutiny and Revolution fall short of their goals
The teams get physical on the field but have nothing to show for it on the scoreboard in a scoreless tie.

Daily fishing report
Calm seas have cleared visibility in most depths. Fish seem to have scattered, leaving a few spots in most areas holding gag grouper, snapper and hogfish. Other spots in most areas are empty.

College football briefs
Ga. Tech sputters in 13-7 win

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