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GATORS WON'T BE CHARGED: A Florida receiver and former cornerback won't face charges after a shot was fired into an occupied apartment. Gainesville police said the shooting was an accident. Kenneth Tookes was handling a rifle belonging to Dee Webb when it went off, detectives said. Tookes could have been charged with firing into an occupied dwelling, a felony. It's not clear if coach Urban Meyer will take any action.

- Details, 9C

OUT OF BOUNDS

ISN'T SAJAK'S CAREER INVISIBLE, TOO? "Same name" was the category for a puzzle on a recent Wheel of Fortune, and the answer turned out to be: "Ultraviolet and Tampa Bay Devil Rays." The show's host, Pat Sajak, said: "And both of them are invisible to the naked eye."

QUESTION

OF THE DAY

The two most valuable players in major-league baseball in 1963, Sandy Koufax and Elston Howard, wore No. 32. So did the NFL's most valuable player that year. Who was he?

Answer below.

QUOTABLE

"It's nice to see everybody - not quite everybody."

- FELIPE ALOU, Giants manager, on San Francisco position players gathering (minus Barry Bonds) for their first voluntary workout Tuesday in Scottsdale, Ariz. Bonds will miss a day or two because of personal issues, his agent said.

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DERBY LANE QUALIFYING: The fourth qualifying round of the Derby Lane Million will be races 4, 6, 8 and 10 today. The field will be cut to 16 for Saturday night's semifinals. Greys Calibrator and Joe Hearns lead in points with 48 apiece.

RAYS PREVIEW: Times staff writer Marc Topkin previews the Devil Rays season on Bay Sports with Dick Crippen at 8 tonight on Catch 47.

ANSWER

Cleveland Browns running back Jim Brown.

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