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September 12, 2001
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Miami joins a growing list, cancels games

Top-ranked Miami and No. 13 Washington indefinitely postponed their college football game scheduled for Saturday after Tuesday's terrorist attacks that toppled the World Trade Center's twin towers, severely damaged the Pentagon and stunned a nation.

College cancellations
Pasco-Hernando Community College's volleyball match at St. Petersburg College was canceled. No PHCC athletic events are scheduled today.

Classic delayed one day
Golf tickets for Thursday will be honored for any of the weekend tournament rounds.

All but Pinellas call off high school sports events
A handful of volleyball matches and one swim meet go on.

Cancellations
BASEBALL: Major League Baseball canceled all 15 games Tuesday, including the Rays home game against Boston. No decision on tonight has been announced.

Baseball season is on hold
All games are suspended with no indication of when play will resume.

News from N.Y. brings loss and relief to Bucs
Ronde Barber gets good news; Dave Moore fears the worst.

Call from mom puts Guillen at ease
Outfielder's mother, a NYC resident, is fine. But Guillen and Rays remain shaken.

What they're saying
"During this terrible tragedy, our organization's thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families. The NFL office has informed us that they will make a decision on the playing of this weekend's games within 24 to 48 hours." -- RICH McKAY, Bucs general manager

Lightning in shock, disbelief
BRANDON -- When Lightning players reported for the first day of training camp Tuesday, a major concern was getting through the 3-mile run scheduled for later in the day.

Gary Shelton
'This is no time for games'
As decisions go, the one to call the players off the field was easy.

Bucs
Mission: contain McNabb
Bucs can't let Eagles QB beat them with legs, as he did in playoffs.

Keyshawn treated, says he'll be ready
TAMPA -- Receiver Keyshawn Johnson received treatment Tuesday morning and afternoon for the deep thigh bruise on his right leg sustained in the first half of Sunday's 10-6 win over Dallas.

College football
Practice reports
Boulware sprains an ankle

Walker sets tone for season
After an injury last season, FSU receiver Javon Walker is looking for a breakout season.

Bell still waiting in wings
TALLAHASSEE -- You have to forgive Florida State senior receiver Atrews Bell for feeling a bit like the forgotten man.

FSU: Extra points
SCOUTING REPORT: Any other year, you might think Bobby Bowden would be offering this appraisal of his own offense:

Mutiny
Diallo doubts that he would return next season
So Mamadou Diallo bid farewell to the Mutiny Sunday evening but is the Senegalese striker really finished in Tampa Bay? Diallo still has two years left on his MLS contract, and in the unlikely event the Mutiny doesn't trade him or he is not reallocated by the league, he could end up with the Mutiny next season.

Outdoors
Daily fishing report
The traditional start of the fall kingfish season is Columbus Day, one month away. Now is the time to prepare. Spinning and conventional reels should be inspected for loose or missing screws and drags should be checked for smoothness.

Et cetera
Sports briefs
Hall wants to switch to Australia

Preps
Tarpon star to miss several weeks
Tarpon Springs ended up on the winning end of the scoreboard last week against Pinellas Park, but it suffered two tremendous losses.

Chamberlain starts 0-2 but can still salvage year
TAMPA -- This was Chamberlain's year.

Pinellas football
Game of the Week

Checking in
Businessman and former Tampa Bay Storm owner Bob Gries is making his first foray into coaching this year at Gaither. Each Wednesday, he will share his views on the season from his unique perspective. Gries and Gaither beat Plant City 14-12 on Friday, but Tuesday, Gries talked about what was on the minds of everyone in the nation.

Bulked-up Weekes ready
BRANDON -- Kevin Weekes showed up for the first day of Lightning camp Tuesday with a healthy body and a healthy attitude.

Hillsborough football
Quote of the week

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