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Week in sports

By Times staff writer

© St. Petersburg Times,
published August 26, 2001


SATURDAY: De Soto Speedway, 9 miles east of I-75 on State Road 64, Bradenton. Racing starts at 7. (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. (352) 726-9339. SATURDAY: Sunshine Speedway, 4500 Ulmerton Road, just south of St. Petersburg/Clearwater airport. Racing starts at 7. (727) 573-4598. SATURDAY: East Bay Raceway, 5 miles south of I-4 on Route 41 near Gibsonton. Racing starts at 6:30. (813) 677-7223.

Major League Baseball

TUESDAY: Mariners at Rays, 7:15, FSN

WEDNESDAY: Mariners at Rays, 7:15.

THURSDAY: Mariners at Rays, 12:15.

FRIDAY: A's at Rays, 7:15.

SATURDAY: A's at Rays, 4:15, FSN.

SUNDAY: A's at Rays, 1:15.

Florida State League

TODAY: Tampa at Fort Myers, 4:05; Charlotte at Dunedin, 5, Dunedin Stadium, (727) 733-9302; Sarasota at Clearwater, 2, Jack Russell Stadium, (727) 442-8496

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

TUESDAY: Tampa at Charlotte; Dunedin at Clearwater.

WEDNESDAY: Tampa at Charlotte; Dunedin at Clearwater.

THURSDAY: Tampa at Charlotte; Dunedin at Clearwater.

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

SATURDAY: Clearwater at Tampa, Legends Field, (813) 879-2244; Sarasota at Dunedin, 6:30.

SUNDAY: Clearwater at Tampa, 1; Sarasota at Dunedin, 1.

NFL Preseason

THURSDAY: Jaguars at Cowboys, 8:30. FRIDAY: Bucs at Falcons, 7:30, Ch. 44; Vikings at Dolphins, 7, Pro Player Stadium, Miami, Dolphins ticket office (800) 255-3094.

College football

THURSDAY: USF at Northern Illinois, 7:30, Ch. 32.

SATURDAY: Marshall at Florida, 7:15, ESPN2, Gainesville, Gators ticket office (800) 344-2867 or (877) 428-6742; FSU at Duke, 6 ; Miami at Penn St., 8, Ch. 28; UCF at Clemson, 1; B-CC vs. Morgan St., 7, Jacksonville; Delaware St. at FAMU, 7, Tallahassee, Rattlers ticket office (850) 599-3141; Jacksonville at Lenoir-Rhyne, 1; Slippery Rock at FAU, 4, Miami, Owls ticket office (561) 297-0409.

Horse racing

TAMPA BAY DOWNS: Live racing closed for season. Simulcast 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. 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 closed for season. Simulcast greyhounds, harness and jai alai seven days and nights a week; (727) 812-3339. Gandy Boulevard, St. Petersburg


TODAY: Summer Sizzler 5K, 8:30 a.m., Philippe Park, Safety Harbor, (813) 874-7223.


TODAY: New England at Tampa Bay Mutiny, 6, Raymond James Stadium, Tampa. Tickets $10-$20 through Ticketmaster or Mutiny (813) 289-6811.

WEDNESDAY: Dallas at Tampa Bay Mutiny, 7.

SATURDAY: Tampa Bay Mutiny at D.C. United, 12:30, Sunshine.

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