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November 16, 2001
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College football
Rix earns the respect of his team
A last-minute drive against N.C. State wins support even though it didn't win the game.
Close losses cost the Bulls a shot at a possible bowl bid
TAMPA -- Those who spend too much time dwelling in the past and pondering the future are courting disaster in the present.
Top 25
No. 1 Miami (8-0) vs. No. 14 Syracuse (8-2)
Around the state
Mitchell will likely miss season's end
Grossman
[Times photo: Kevin White]
Gary Shelton
Heisman: Think young
There are a million reasons to vote for Rex Grossman (photo) as the Heisman Trophy winner.
Bucs
Bucs' problem isn't chemistry, players say
"I've never seen chemistry make a tackle. We're talking about humans," Sapp says.

McFarland likely to return Sunday
TAMPA -- Defensive tackle Anthony McFarland, who is recovering from a right knee sprain and experienced no setbacks during Wednesday's practice, participated in drills Thursday and likely will play Sunday against the Bears.

Lightning
Leafs continue to feel at home
Toronto improves to 13-2 in Tampa, using a goal with 4:18 left to beat the Lightning 3-2.

Flying stick causes prospect's eye injury
TAMPA -- Count Sheldon Keefe among the very lucky.Baseball
Clemens gets his sixth Cy Young
The Yankee is the third-oldest winner and the first to win it with three teams.

Internet
Vitale's site has little of everything, needs more
It's a dangerous combination to consider: a personality like Dick Vitale, who can give opinions like Michael Jordan puts up shots, and a bottomless forum like the Internet, where there's no limit to what he can say.

TV/Radio Sports
Deion shines brightest
Deion Sanders has seen the light.

College basketball
Opinions on early start are varying
UF's Donovan wishes FSU already had played in the regular season while FSU's Robinson wishes UF hadn't.

Whiting jumping in as the team leader
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida State's Shinikki Whiting has more than a bit of bounce in her step these days.

Looking ahead, and
Dismissing his job security concerns, coach wants to lead team.

Etc.
Volleyball team vies for title
It's crunch time for South Florida's volleyball team.

Women's soccer
WHAT: First and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament.

Preps

Outdoors
Kingfish are the talk of the town
The hot topic this week was the big kingfish caught during the past two weeks in the tournaments sponsored by Treasure Island Charities. Unfortunately, our team was unable to get the 30-pounder needed to get on the board.

Two tournaments, two fish, two wins
ST. PETERSBURG -- John Smith II was joking when he told the angler leading last weekend's Suncoast Kingfish Classic to watch his back.

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