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 Hubert Mizell
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Now retired from fulltime status, Hubert Mizell writes a once-a-week Sunday column from his new home in Gainesville. E-mail Hubert Mizell at mmizell02@earthlink.net. Click here for a retrospective of his long career as Times sports columnist.

[an error occurred while processing this directive]May 25, 2003: Remember Chang for more than French Open
May 18, 2003: For 'champion of golf,' 100's not too shabby
May 11, 2003: Bigger is not always better in league swaps
May 4, 2003: Sorenstam could learn from a Babe who preceded her
April 28, 2003: Dilfer's perspective now defined by loss
April 27, 2003: Iverson's battle cry dishonors troops in Iraq
April 20, 2003: Smith gets coach and wrath of alma mater
April 13, 2003: New 'recruits' have Spurrier expecting more
April 11, 2003: Bowden refusing to slow for speedbumps
April 6, 2003: Baseball's decline is traced to youngsters
March 30, 2003: Harris is on same path as NCAA: down the tubes
March 23, 2003: Hall of Fame for Rose? Yes. In the dugout? No way
March 16, 2003: Underachievers should note Bob Knight's gesture
March 9, 2003: Koufax unfairly blindsided by shoddy journalism
March 2, 2003: A lot changed around Tampa Bay in the last 20 months
Feb. 23, 2003: It's hard to be Woods' rival, but Big Easy can do it
Feb. 16, 2003: ESPN needs less entertainment, more conscience
Feb. 9, 2003: Chief of the Chiefs gets well-deserved spot in Hall
Feb. 2, 2003: Williams sisters have not gotten their due respect
Jan. 26, 2003: Bucs coach has been intense all of his life
Jan. 21, 2003: Buccaneer fans, this is your time
Jan. 19, 2003: Today it's okay to root, root for the home team
Jan. 12, 2003:
Time to hand Madden's crown to Collinsworth
Jan. 5, 2003: Overpaid ... underworked?
Dec. 29, 2002: With Rays, Piniella will need patience above all
Dec. 22, 2002: It's time to take notice of quiet talent Harrison in Indy
Dec. 15, 2002: Pain once dispensed is now pain endured for Spurrier
Dec. 8, 2002: Red Sox pin hopes on new 'kid' to restore team to glory
Dec. 1, 2002: Why export MLB teams when nation's capital awaits?
Nov. 24, 2002: Ex-Packers GM dishes on Favre and Bucs of old and new
Nov. 17, 2002: Fab Five glory has turned into gloomy story at Michigan
Nov. 10, 2002: Virginia Tech learned painful lesson in loss to Pittsburgh
Nov. 3, 2002: Let's turn up volume on talk of college football playoff
Oct. 30, 2002: Dungy's Tampa ties still strong
Oct. 27, 2002: NFL dreams still haunt former Gator kicker
Oct. 20, 2002: No 'lock' wins for college football teams once on top
Oct. 13, 2002: What if Naimoli named me manager of the Devil Rays?
Oct. 6, 2002: When celebrating becomes clowning, the NFL suffers
Sept. 29, 2002: Spurrier faces unprecedented pressures in NFL
Sept. 22, 2002: Taking note of Tedford's success as Cal football coach
Sept. 15, 2002: Say 'see ya' to young announcers in prime-time sports
Sept. 9, 2002: Spurrier does what he usually does: win
Sept. 8, 2002: Spurrier's struggles should be short-lived
Sept. 1, 2002: Dedicated Smith nears Hall
Aug. 25, 2002:
Detroit legend soon signs off
Aug. 18, 2002: Receivers run pattern of conceit, stupidity
Aug. 11, 2002: Crazed parents mar sports experience for all
Aug. 4, 2002: Money drives all things MLB
July 28, 2002: British blowup or not, Tiger's already Slammed golf world
July 21, 2002: A lot of history, honor in a number
July 14, 2002: U.S. Open champion deftly balances motherhood, golf
July 7, 2002: With football just around the corner, here's what I think
July 6, 2002: One of a kind
June 30, 2002: Tomorrow's Ventura: pigskin picker or Springer clone?
June 23, 2002: Buck's influence reached far beyond KMOX, St. Louis
June 16, 2002: Readers respond, but say area is uninspired by baseball
June 9, 2002: An apology for backing MLB dream
June 2, 2002: Tyson-Lennox bout a distasteful, money-driven spectacle
May 26, 2002: You can take the coach out of Florida but ...
May 19, 2002: Smilin' Shigeki an uplifting presence in sports
May 12, 2002: Bowden has no ill wishes for Spurrier
May 5, 2002: Jordan's legacy lacking outreach
April 28, 2002: NASCAR's fan loyalty to be envied
April 21, 2002: Justice's diverse skills unmatched
April 14, 2002: M.J. and Pete: Time to make final bows
April 7, 2002: An overlooked name for your 'greats' list
March 31, 2002: Iowa State wrestler the epitome of sporting perfection
March 24, 2002: Another slugger coming with good bloodlines
March 17, 2002: Tournament a vision of how good football could be
March 10, 2002: Author likes the book, pans Knight movie
March 3, 2002: Bonds' attitude doesn't detract from his historic talent
Feb. 24, 2002: Coaching saga produces questions
Feb. 17, 2002: Blue means bruised and battered to Tar Heels
Feb. 10, 2002: Miracle on Ice unmatched in capturing American spirit
Feb. 3, 2002: Much ado about a nobody: Let Tyson fade away
Jan. 27, 2002: Ward's steely mettle came to light in 1995 UF pounding
Jan. 20, 2002: Washington welcome wagon enthusiastic for Spurrier
Jan. 13, 2002: Golf's teen sensation faces a unique challenge on tour
Jan. 6, 2002: Don't expect a kinder, gentler Spurrier in NFL

End of an era
[Times art: Rossie Newson]:

After 27 years at the St. Petersburg Times, Hubert Mizell called it quits. Here is a special tribute to him published Sunday, May 20, 2001, in the St. Petersburg Times. Please click here


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