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Week in sports

By Times staff writer

© St. Petersburg Times, published May 6, 2001


Autos

SATURDAY: De Soto Speedway, 9 miles east of I-75 on State Road 64, Bradenton. Racing starts at 7. Admission: $10 adults, $3 children 6-12; (941) 748-3171.

SATURDAY: Citrus County Speedway, 2 miles south of Inverness on U.S. 41 at Citrus County Fairgrounds. Racing starts at 6:30. Admission: $20 pits, $10 general, $8 seniors and students to age 17, $2 children under 12; (352) 726-9339.

SATURDAY: Sunshine Speedway, 4500 Ulmerton Road, just south of St. Petersburg/Clearwater airport. Racing starts at 7. Admission: $10 adults, $4 children; (727) 573-4598.

SATURDAY: East Bay Raceway, 5 miles south of Interstate 4 on Route 41 near Gibsonton, Tampa. Racing starts at 6:30. Admission: $12 for grandstands, $20 for pits; (813) 677-7223.

Baseball

TODAY: Indians at Rays, 1:15, Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Ch. 10. Tickets $4-$195, through Ticketmaster (727) 898-RAYS or the Tropicana Field ticket office (727) 825-3250.

TUESDAY: Orioles at Rays, 7:15, Ch. 32.

WEDNESDAY: Orioles at Rays, 7:15.

THURSDAY: Orioles at Rays, 7:15, Ch. 32.

FRIDAY: Rays at Indians, 7:05, Ch. 32.

SATURDAY: Rays at Indians, 7:05, FSN.

SUNDAY: Rays at Indians, 1:05, Ch. 10.

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Florida State League

(all games start 7:05 unless noted)

TODAY: Jupiter at Tampa, 1, Legends Field, (813) 879-2244; Daytona at Dunedin, 1, Dunedin Stadium, (727) 733-9302; St. Lucie at Clearwater, 2, Jack Russell Stadium, (727) 442-8496.

MONDAY: Jupiter at Tampa; Daytona at Dunedin, 6:30; St. Lucie at Clearwater.

TUESDAY: Jupiter at Tampa; Daytona at Dunedin, 6:30; St. Lucie at Clearwater.

WEDNESDAY: Dunedin at Tampa; Clearwater at Fort Myers.

THURSDAY: Tampa at Dunedin; Clearwater at Fort Myers.

FRIDAY: Tampa at Dunedin; Clearwater at Fort Myers.

SATURDAY: Dunedin at Tampa; Clearwater at Fort Myers.

Football

Arena League

SATURDAY: Toronto Phantoms at Tampa Bay Storm, 7:30, Ice Palace, Tampa, Sunshine. Tickets $12-$100, through Ticketmaster (813) 287-8844 or the Ice Palace ticket office (813) 301-6600.

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College

FRIDAY: Pinellas County Seminole Boosters' Bobby Bowden Golf Tournament, 7:30 a.m., Innisbrook Resort; boosters dinner, 5:30 p.m., Long Center, St. Petersburg; (727) 410-1632.

Horse racing

TAMPA BAY DOWNS: Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, post time 12:30. Simulcast horses, jai alai and greyhounds daily. Racetrack Road north of S.R. 580, Oldsmar, (813) 855-4401, www.tampadowns.com.

Dog racing

TAMPA DOG TRACK: Live racing closed for season. Simulcast horses, greyhounds and jai alai at 12:30 Monday-Saturday. Just off I-275 at Bird Street; (813) 932-4313.

DERBY LANE: Live racing nightly (except Sunday), post time 7:30; matinees Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, post time 12:30. Simulcast greyhounds, harness and jai alai seven days and nights a week; (727) 812-3339. Gandy Boulevard, St. Petersburg (half-mile east of Fourth Street N).

Running

FRIDAY: Red Dress Run 5K, 7, St. Petersburg Pier; (813) 874-7223.

Soccer

FRIDAY: Tampa Bay Extreme at Charlotte Eagles, 5:30

SATURDAY: Tampa Bay at Colorado, 9, Major League Soccer; Tampa Bay Hawks at Central Florida Kraze, 7:30.

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