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FLORIDA CONNECTIONS

SHAQUILLE O'NEAL

FLORIDA TIE: Played for the Orlando Magic (1992-1996); owns a home in Isleworth.

EVENT: Men's basketball.

SUNDAY: Scored six points in the United States' 102-71 win over Croatia.

ANFERNEE HARDAWAY

FLORIDA TIE: Plays for the Orlando Magic; lives in Isleworth.

EVENT: Men's basketball.

SUNDAY: Had five assists and no points in 13 minutes.

MITCH RICHMOND

FLORIDA TIE: Born in Fort Lauderdale.

EVENT: Men's basketball.

SUNDAY: Scored 16 points.

ANTONIO TARVER

FLORIDA TIE: Lives in Orlando.

EVENT: Light heavyweight boxing.

SUNDAY: Defeated David Kowah of Sierra Leone just 2 minutes, 43 seconds into the bout on a standing eight count.

JEANNE GOLAY

FLORIDA TIE: Born in Coral Gables; grew up in Hollywood.

EVENT: Cycling.

SUNDAY: Finished 17th in the points race final.

SCOTT DONIE

FLORIDA TIE: Trains with Miami Diving.

EVENT: Men's springboard.

SUNDAY: Qualified for the semifinals in fourth place with 414.03 points.

ROBERT DOVER

FLORIDA TIE: Lives in Wellington.

EVENT: Equestrian.

SUNDAY: Won the bronze in the team dressage with Steffen Peters, Michelle Gibson and Guenter Seidel.

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MICHELLE AKERS

FLORIDA TIE: A four-time All-American at the University of Central Florida; lives in Oviedo.

EVENT: Women's soccer.

SUNDAY: Sent the United States into overtime with a goal on a penalty kick in the 76th minute. USA defeated Norway 2-1.

MALIVAI WASHINGTON

FLORIDA TIE: Lives and trains in Ponte Vedra Beach.

EVENT: Tennis, men's singles.

SUNDAY: Defeated Kenneth Carlsen of Denmark 6-7 (8-10), 6-0, 6-2 in the third round.

MARY JOE FERNANDEZ

FLORIDA TIE: Lives in Miami.

EVENT: Tennis, women's singles.

SUNDAY: Defeated Ines Gorrochategui of Argentina 6-0, 6-3 in the third round.

MAICEL MALONE

FLORIDA TIE: Trains at University of Florida.

EVENT: Track, women's 400.

SUNDAY: Was sixth in her heat and did not qualify for the final.

JEARL MILES

FLORIDA TIE: Born in Gainesville; trains at University of Florida.

EVENT: Track, women's 400.

SUNDAY: Was fourth in her heat in 50.21 and qualified for today's final.

KEVIN BURNHAM

FLORIDA TIE: Hometown is Coral Gables; sails out of Key Biscayne Yacht Club.

EVENT: Yachting-470.

SUNDAY: Teamed with Morgan Reeser and finished 16th but remained in fourth overall after six races.

MORGAN REESER

FLORIDA TIE: Hometown is Fort Lauderdale; sails out of Key Biscayne Yacht Club.

EVENT: Yachting-470.

SATURDAY: Teamed with Burnham and finished 16th but remained in fourth overall after six races.

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