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Week in sports

By Times staff writer

© St. Petersburg Times,
published June 17, 2001

Auto racing

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. 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.

Major League Baseball

TODAY: Rays at Marlins, 4:05, Ch. 32.

TUESDAY: Red Sox at Rays, 7:15, Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Ch. 32. Tickets $4-$195 through Ticketmaster (727) 898-RAYS or Tropicana Field (727) 825-3250.

WEDNESDAY: Red Sox at Rays, 7:15.

THURSDAY: Red Sox at Rays, 7:15, FSN.

FRIDAY: Yankees at Rays, 7:15, FSN.

SATURDAY: Yankees at Rays, 4:15, Ch. 32.

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

Florida State League

(all games start at 7:05 unless noted)

MONDAY: Daytona at Tampa, Legends Field, (813) 879-2244; Brevard County at Dunedin, 6:30, Dunedin Stadium, (727) 733-9302; Lakeland at Clearwater, Jack Russell Stadium, (727) 442-8496.

TUESDAY: Daytona at Tampa; Brevard County at Dunedin, 6:30; Lakeland at Clearwater.

WEDNESDAY: Daytona at Tampa; Brevard County at Dunedin, 6:30; Lakeland at Clearwater.

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

FRIDAY: Tampa at Vero Beach; Dunedin at St. Lucie; Clearwater at Jupiter.

SATURDAY: Tampa at Vero Beach; Dunedin at St. Lucie; Clearwater at Jupiter.

SUNDAY: Tampa at Vero Beach, 1; Dunedin at St. Lucie, 1; Clearwater at Jupiter, 2:05.


MONDAY: Orlando at Indiana, 7, ESPN.

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


TODAY: Sportscard and Collectibles show, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Seminole Mall, Park Boulevard and 113th Street, St. Petersburg; (352) 688-6394.

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 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).


FRIDAY: Sunset at Pier 60, 5K and mile, 6:45, Clearwater Beach, (727) 736-3562.

SUNDAY: Buitoni Pasta 5K, 8 a.m., Davis Island, Tampa, (561) 241-3801.


SATURDAY: D.C. United at Mutiny, 7, RJS. Tickets $11-$30 through Ticketmaster or Mutiny (813) 289-6811.

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