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 November 18, 2000

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8 p.m. today
at Doak Campbell Stadium,

Hubert Mizell
Tonight's game will settle several scores
TALLAHASSEE -- Make room, vote vultures!

TALLAHASSEE -- It's Rivalry Weekend, and college football games will be played all across the nation today in which the opponents do not care much for one another.

No. 3 Florida State vs. No. 4 Florida
WHEN/WHERE: 8 tonight; Doak Campbell Stadium, Tallahassee.

Who has the edge?

Seminoles' last loss to Gators a motivator
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida State senior linebacker Brian Allen doesn't shrink from the past and his team's frustrating loss to Florida in 1997.

UF keys to victory...

FSU keys to victory . . .

Something special's in the air
Jeff Chandler gives UF an explosive edge on special teams.

Seminoles are superior, but Gators have fighting chance
Former Ohio State quarterback Kirk Herbstreit, now ESPN college football analyst and co-host of College Game Day, spoke to Times staff writer Bruce Lowitt about today's Florida-Florida State game.

Extra points
Player spotlight: Dave Ragone

Here is a look back at the 1990s
Today's game is the 13th consecutive meeting between Florida State and Florida as Top 10 teams. The schools played 12 times in the decade of the 1990s, more than any other schools in the nation.

Times top 5 college football rivalries
Florida-Florida State has grown into perhaps the pre-eminent college football rivalry of this era. Here are the Times' Top 5 rivalries in college football history.

College football
USF battles emotion
Austin Peay not a strong opponent, but game closes college careers of 14 original players.

Playoffs on line in Classic
As if FAMU and B-CC need more incentive, the winner of today's game is the MEAC champion.

College football briefs
Aggies mourn tragedy

Oregon's Civil War draws attention
It's a rarity for Rose Bowl ambitions to hinge on Corvallis, Ore.

Huskies quiet on title hopes
With all the posturing and politicking that has occurred as part of the Bowl Championship Series standings, one party has been relatively quiet.

Bucs 'backers display strength in numbers
A rotation system -- and the intelligence of its players -- bolsters Derrick Brooks and Co.

Lynch says he'll be ready to play
TAMPA -- All-Pro strong safety John Lynch returned to practice Friday after missing the week with a deep left quadriceps bruise.

Weekes, ex-Leafs star for Lightning
Tampa Bay gets a 2-2 tie on the strength of its goaltender and former Toronto forwards Mike Johnson, Todd Warriner and Fredrik Modin.

Ludzik pleased with road trip to hometown
TORONTO -- The family reunion was over.

NHL briefs
Stars extend Motown mojo

College basketball
Dupay starts strong
The point guard boosts Florida to a season-opening win over Florida State.

Seminole faces battery charge
TALLAHASSEE -- The state attorney's office on Friday afternoon officially charged Florida State sophomore forward Rodney Tucker with sexual battery on a physically helpless victim.

Sunfish champion retains title
SARASOTA -- Eduardo Cordero of Venezuela saved his best for last at the Sunfish Class World Championships, leading the two closing day races from start to finish and defending the title he captured in Puerto Rico last year.

Good family fun -- with speed
Team Linebacker and Ausome are built on the strengths of two families.

APBA Offshore World Championships

Captain's corner
Carrying a variety of rods and being prepared for anything from redfish to kingfish has kept my parties on fish inshore and offshore.

College sports roundup
UT moves into region volleyball title game

The ride's just starting
Past Winston Cup champs say demands on a driver's time are even greater after a title. Bobby Labonte is about to find that out.

Et cetera
Sports briefs
Russians lead skating competition

Striving to reach women runners
The elite won't have to negotiate their way through the men.


Pinellas prep football roundup
Lake Gibson 38, Tarpon Springs 19

Hillsborough prep football roundup
Gaither 33, Spanish River 3

North Suncoast prep football roundup
Groveland South Lake 38, Land O'Lakes 14

Knight secures place in history
With a victory in the 200 IM, River Ridge's Kevin Rumble becomes Pasco County's first boys swimmer to win a second state title.

Poor early swim a wakeup call
ORLANDO -- Ora Curnette is not a morning person. The Palm Harbor junior showed up for his preliminary race in the 200 freestyle, but didn't really show up.

Durant salvages night in relay
ORLANDO -- The Durant girls swim team started their night finishing fifth in the 200 medley relay, and in doing so were one of two teams in the final not to drop any time off their preliminary race.

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