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Week in sports

By Times staff writer

© St. Petersburg Times,
published June 3, 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: Rays at Mariners, 4:35, Ch. 32.

TUESDAY: Rays at Blue Jays, 7:05, Ch. 32.

WEDNESDAY: Rays at Blue Jays, 7:05, FSN.

THURSDAY: Rays at Blue Jays, 12:35.

FRIDAY: Mets 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: Mets at Rays, 4:15, Ch. 32.

SUNDAY: Mets at Rays, 1:15, Ch. 10.

Florida State League

(all games start at 7:05 unless noted)

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY: Vero Beach at Tampa; St. Lucie at Dunedin, 6:30; Jupiter at Clearwater.

THURSDAY: Tampa at Daytona; Dunedin at Brevard County; Clearwater at Lakeland, 6.

FRIDAY: Tampa at Daytona; Dunedin at Brevard County; Clearwater at Lakeland, 6.

SATURDAY: Tampa at Daytona; Dunedin at Brevard County; Clearwater at Lakeland, 6.

SUNDAY: Tampa at Daytona, 5; Dunedin at Brevard County, 1; Clearwater at Lakeland, 1.

WNBA

TUESDAY: Orlando at Detroit, 7:30, Sunshine.

THURSDAY: Orlando at Utah, 9.

SATURDAY: Charlotte at Orlando, 7:30, TD Waterhouse Centre. Tickets $16-$38 through Ticketmaster or Miracle ticket office (407) 916-WNBA.

Collectibles

TODAY: Sportscard and Collectibles show, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Gulfview Square Mall, U.S. 19, Port Richey; (352) 688-6394.

Arena League Football

SUNDAY: Tampa Bay at Orlando, 3, TNN.

Horse Racing

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

Dog racing

TAMPA DOG TRACK: Live racing closed for the season. Simulcast horses, greyhounds and jai alai at 12:30 Monday-Saturday. Just off Interstate-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: Sunset at Pier 60 5K and mile, 6:45, Clearwater Beach; (727) 736-3562.

MLS

WEDNESDAY: Dallas at Tampa Bay Mutiny, 7, Raymond James Stadium. Tickets $11-$30 through Ticketmaster or Mutiny ticket office (813) 289-6811.

SATURDAY: Tampa Bay Mutiny at New England, 7:30, Sunshine.

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