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Week in sports

By Times staff writer

© St. Petersburg Times,
published July 8, 2001


SATURDAY: De Soto Speedway, 9 miles east of Interstate 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. Racing starts at 6:30. Admission: $12 for grandstands, $20 for pits; (813) 677-7223.

Major League Baseball

THURSDAY: Rays at Expos, 7:05, Ch. 32

FRIDAY: Rays at Expos, 7:05, FSN.

SATURDAY: Rays at Expos, 1:35.

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

Florida State League

(all games start at 7:05 unless noted)

TODAY: Tampa at Sarasota, 5:05; Clearwater at Dunedin, 5, Dunedin Stadium, (727) 733-9302.

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

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

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

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

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


TODAY: Detroit at Orlando, 4, TD Waterhouse Centre. Tickets $16-$38 through Ticketmaster or Miracle (407) 916-WNBA.

TUESDAY: Miami at Orlando, 7:30.

THURSDAY: Orlando at Charlotte, 7:30.

FRIDAY: Orlando at Indiana, 8.

Arena League Football

FRIDAY: Tampa Bay at Nashville, 8:30, Sunshine.

Horse racing

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

Dog racing

TAMPA DOG TRACK: Evenings Monday-Saturday, 7:30. Matinees Monday, Wednesday, Saturday, 12:30. Simulcasts of horses, greyhounds and jai alai at 12:30 Monday-Saturday. Just off I-275 at Bird Street; (813) 932-4313.

DERBY LANE: Live racing closed. Simulcasts of greyhounds, harness and jai alai twice daily; (727) 812-3339. Gandy Boulevard, St. Petersburg (half-mile east of Fourth Street N).


SATURDAY: Tampa Bay Mutiny at San Jose, 4, ESPN.

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