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Week in sports

By Times staff writer

© St. Petersburg Times, published May 13, 2001


SATURDAY: De Soto Speedway, 9 miles east of I-75 on S.R. 64, Bradenton. Racing starts at 7; (941) 748-3171.

SATURDAY: Citrus County Speedway, 2 miles south of Inverness on U.S. 41 at Citrus Fairgrounds. Racing starts at 6:30. Admission: $20 pits, $10 general, $8 seniors and students to age 17, $2 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; (813) 677-7223.


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

TUESDAY: Rays at Royals, 8:05, Ch. 32.

WEDNESDAY: Rays at Royals, 8:05, FSN.

THURSDAY: Rays at Royals, 8:05, Ch. 32.

FRIDAY: Tigers at Rays, 7:15, Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, FSN. Tickets $4-$195 through Ticketmaster (727) 898-RAYS or Tropicana Field ticket office (727) 825-3250.

SATURDAY: Tigers at Rays, 4:15, FSN.

SUNDAY: Tigers at Rays, 1:15, Ch. 32.

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Florida State League

(all games start at 7:05 unless noted)

MONDAY: Tampa at Charlotte; Sarasota at Dunedin, 6:30, Dunedin Stadium, (727) 733-9302; Fort Myers at Clearwater, Jack Russell Stadium, (727) 442-8496.

TUESDAY: Tampa at Charlotte; Sarasota at Dunedin, 6:30; Fort Myers at Clearwater.

WEDNESDAY: Tampa at Charlotte; Dunedin at Clearwater.

THURSDAY: Tampa at Charlotte; Clearwater at Dunedin, 6:30.

FRIDAY: Tampa at Clearwater; Fort Myers at Dunedin, 6:30.

SATURDAY: Tampa at Clearwater; Fort Myers at Dunedin, 6:30.

SUNDAY: Tampa at Sarasota; Fort Myers at Dunedin, 1; Clearwater at Charlotte.


WEDNESDAY: Preseason: Houston at Orlando, 7:30, TD Waterhouse Centre. Tickets $8-$34 through Ticketmaster or Miracle ticket office, (407) 839-WNBA.


FRIDAY-SUNDAY: Sportscard and Collectibles show, Tyrone Square Mall, 22nd Avenue N and 66th Street, St. Petersburg, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday; (352) 688-6394.

Arena League Football

FRIDAY: Tampa Bay at Detroit, 7:30, Sunshine.

Horse racing

TAMPA BAY DOWNS: Live racing closed. Simulcast horses, jai alai and greyhounds daily. Race Track Road, north of S.R. 580, Oldsmar; (813) 855-4401.

Dog racing

TAMPA DOG TRACK: Live racing closed. Simulcast horses, greyhounds and jai alai, 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, Saturday, post time 12:30. Simulcast greyhounds, harness and jai alai daily; (727) 812-3339. Gandy Boulevard, St. Petersburg (half-mile east of Fourth Street N).


SATURDAY: Safety Harbor Sprints 5K and mile, 8 a.m., Safety Harbor.

SUNDAY: Run Thru the Jungle 5K, 8 a.m., Al Lopez Park, Tampa; (813) 874-7223.


SATURDAY: Tampa Bay Mutiny at Miami Fusion, 7:30, Ch. 38.

SUNDAY: Central Florida Kraze at Tampa Bay Hawks, 4.

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