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 October 23, 2000

Tampa Bay Classic
Familiarity breeds success

[Times photo: Michael Rondou]
John Huston, veteran of 100-plus Copperhead course rounds, rallies from 4 back with 65 to win.

No. 6 is Mattiace's undoing
PALM HARBOR -- If pros could take a mulligan, Len Mattiace would have hit another drive on the Copperhead course's par-4 sixth hole.

Tampa Bay Classic facts:
Hole of the day:

Money-list jockeying gets more intense
Some earn enough to move up a few key places with 2 official events left.

Hubert Mizell
Searching for bigger crowds
PALM HARBOR -- From home, Johnny came marching.

Gary Shelton
Clemens: Nasty duality
NEW YORK -- The legacy grew Sunday night. The lines around a reputation became firmer, more focused. The way we will remember him became more clear.

World Series
Rocket-powered win
Roger Clemens dominates for eight innings, then Yanks hold off a Mets rally for a 2-0 World Series lead.

What they're saying
Newspaper excerpts after Game 1:

Valentine takes a dig at dirt
NEW YORK -- The World Series turned a bit dirty Sunday.

Bubba's bubble bursts
Ex-Ray Bubba Trammell came through in his first World Series chance. Then the Mets lost.

Slices of the Big Apple
Paparazzi patrol

Bouncing back from the brink
Lightning tops Rangers 4-2 one night after a 5-goal loss.

Cloutier remains downcast
NEW YORK -- One day later, Dan Cloutier's view of Saturday night's 7-2 meltdown loss to the Devils at Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J., wasn't any brighter.

Captain's corner
Just 3 pounds separated first from second place in Billy's Tierra Verde Fall Kingfish Tournament.

Sports briefs
Rippner wins singles, doubles

NBA briefs
Knee injury ends Rookie's season

Winston Cup briefs
Fire in pitssends three to hospital

NFL briefs
Injuries plague five QBs

Marathon briefs
New citizen breaks record in Chicago

NHL briefs
Roy arrested after incident with wife at home

College football
Moss has eyes on the title

CORAL GABLES -- Santana Moss' Heisman Trophy hopes may be gone, but his dream of winning a national championship remains intact.

Leavitt sees good, not good enough
TAMPA -- Admittedly, South Florida coach Jim Leavitt is a perfectionist.

'Noles ready to run gantlet
TALLAHASSEE -- Like every coach, Florida State's Bobby Bowden doesn't like to look past the next game, but sometimes he can't help himself and will dare to peek.

College football schedules
Remaining schedules for the AP's Top 8 (Nebraska, Oklahoma and Florida could play in conference title games):

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