Sunday, March 16, 2003
Tug McGraw was transferred to the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa after he was diagnosed with a brain tumor, a source close to the former star pitcher told The Associated Press. Two other sources, who are also close to McGraw, said the tumor was malignant.
Baseball officials have made no decision on whether to ask for a ban on ephedra in the major leagues, commissioner Bud Selig said.
Rain forced Champions Tour officials to call off play in the SBC Classic, reducing the event from 54 to 36 holes.
James Kingston was 9 under through four holes of the third round of the Qatar Masters when play suspended because of darkness.
Michigan State coach Tom Izzo, telling the Lansing State Journal that he dreams his underachieving basketball team will put it all together in the NCAA Tournament: "Sometimes I wake up and think Halle Berry is right around the corner, too."
On the air
Arena footballRegional coverage, 11 a.m., WPSD
WBO Inter-Continental Heavyweight Title: Kirk Johnson vs. LouiSavarese, 6 p.m., FOX-Midwest
College men's basketballSoutheastern Conference championship , noon, KFVS
Atlantic Coast Conference championship , noon, ESPN
Big 12 Conference championship, 2 p..m, ESPN
Big Ten Conference championship, 2:30 KFVS
NCAA Tournament selection show, 5 p.m., KFVS
College women's basketballNCAA Tournament selection show, 4 p.m., ESPN
College wrestlingBig 12 Wrestling Championships, 1 p.m., FOX-Midwest
Qatar Masters, same-day tape, 8 a.m., GOLF
The Honda Classic, 2 p.m., WPSD
Welch's/Fry's Championship, 3:30 p.m., GOLF
SBC Classic, 5 p.m., CNBC
Horse racingGotham Stakes, 3:30 p.m., ESPN2
Gatornationals, same-day tape, 8 p.m., ESPN2
Carolina Dodge Dealers 400, 11:30 p.m., KBSI, KAPE-1550, KRHW-1520
Cardinals vs. Braves, 11:50 a.m., KGIR-1220
Chicago Cubs vs. Colorado, 2 p.m., WGN
Dallas at Sacramento, 2:30 p.m., WSIL
Colorado at Washington, 5 p.m., ESPN2
Pacific Life Open, 11:30 a.m., WSIL; 2 p.m., ESPN2
College softballSoutheast vs. TBD, Winthrop Tournament
Robby Sanders is 33 years old. His age was incorrectly reported in an article in Thursday's edition. The Southeast Missourian regrets the error.