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 October 30, 2000


The Bucs convincingly end their four-game skid, piling up 413 yards, forcing three turnovers and never punting in a 41-13 rout of Minnesota.
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Gary Shelton
Keyshawn wanted it, so King let him have it
TAMPA -- Turns out, the road to success -- or at least the access road that may lead to it -- is about 4 miles long.

Hubert Mizell
For a day, Bucs chase perfection of their own
TAMPA -- Rest easy, '72 Dolphins, your unique NFL perfection will not be approached for another season.

King silences critics with a career day
Shaun King's 4 TDs and zero interceptions should keep naysayers at bay -- for now.

Dunn finds perfect situation in all phases of Bucs offense
Whether catching a touchdown or getting 11 carries, he leads balanced attack vs. Vikings.

Quick hits
Keyshawn Johnson's first-quarter touchdown was the first by the Bucs offense in eight quarters.


[Times photo: Bill Serne]
Keyshawn Johnson catches a 35-yard pass to set up a third-quarter field goal.

Bucs DBs eliminate big gains
TAMPA -- Considering who was on the other side of the ball and considering the pedigree of the Vikings passing game, the work done by the Bucs secondary likely won't be overlooked during today's film review.

Minnesota witnesses offensive show
The Vikings put up the numbers they were expected to, but not on the scoreboard, where the Bucs dominated.

Lightning
After stint in minors, Keefe sticks around
TAMPA -- Coaches haven't said much, but Sheldon Keefe knows he must be doing something right.

NHL briefs
Dallas gets defenseman

Golf
Waldorf's 62 halts Woods' run
The winner's 10-under-par 62 ties a record and leaves the third-round leaders at Disney battling each other for second.

Finishing in top 30 just fine for Perry
LAKE BUENA VISTA -- Chris Perry missed the cut two weeks ago in Las Vegas. He missed by a stroke last week at the Tampa Bay Classic. Yet he still had a chance to finish among the top 30 money winners and earn a trip to Atlanta next week for the Tour Championship.

College football
Adjustments pay off for Bulls
STORRS, Conn. -- Coach Jim Leavitt has been so concerned about South Florida's lack of execution in the fourth quarter that he made changes to the practice schedule.

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

'Canes expect to see Vick in showdown
CORAL GABLES -- At least one Hurricanes defender hopes Virginia Tech quarterback Michael Vick is back in the lineup Saturday.

As Clemson looms, 'Noles please coach against Wolfpack
TALLAHASSEE -- The timing couldn't have been much better.

SEC Eastern Division drama unfolding
JACKSONVILLE -- For years, a victory against rival Georgia on the last weekend of October was a signal to Florida fans to start packing for the Southeastern Conference title game.

Outdoors
Tournament insider
As the audience waited Sunday to see the big fish weighed in for the second annual Suncoast Kingfish Classic held at Hamlin's Landing in Indian Rocks Beach, many wondered why Team Hurra Kane was still in the middle of the Intracoastal Waterway.

Semper Fi, Polyphonic perfect in Clearwater Challenge races
In a mixed field of 47 full-blown racers, racer/cruisers and true cruising boats, Ray Mannix's Semper Fi and Jeff Grossman's Polyphonic were the only boats to post perfect records for the two-day Clearwater Challenge sailed in the Gulf of Mexico over the weekend.

Motorsports
Auto racing briefs
BGN title to Green; Harvick wins race

NBA
Western Conference preview
Midwest division

NBA briefs
Maxwell charged in assault

Et cetera
Sports briefs
Duke tops in ACC poll; FSU last

Baseball briefs
Gooden: It's Yanks or nobody

NFL briefs
Reports: Carruth stated he saw killing


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