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Cure for the yips?

Leave it to the Mayo Clinic to try to find a cure for the yips, the sudden tremors, jerking and freezing golfers sometimes experience when putting. Researchers at the clinic's sports medicine center say the phenomenon is most likely to result from both anxiety and the same neuromuscular problem called dystonia that often affects musicians, dentists and others who assume awkward postures for a long time. The next phase of the research takes place in August at the World Golf Village in Jacksonville. Researchers plan to stick electrodes on golfers to measure the electrical activity in their hands, wrists and hearts. So until they find a cure, just take a deep breath and relax.

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ON TV: CBS Sports will air Role Models for the 21st Century: The 2000 Paralympic Games at 1:30 p.m. today. The show features some of the world's greatest athletes who receive little, if any, recognition.

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"I don't feel snakebit at all. There's no such thing as being snakebit. You either get it done or you don't, and we didn't."

_ JIM MORA

Colts coach waxing philosophic after losing to the Dolphins in overtime and falling to 0-6 in NFL post-season play

CORRECTION

The Bucs credit linebacker Derrick Brooks with 179 tackles (130 solo) this season. An incorrect figure appears in today's Bucs Extra section.

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