Sports Shorts

Monday, January 22, 2001 at 1:00am

Martin ousts Sampras

To Todd Martin, thirteen losses in a row to Pete Sampras was too much, and this time Martin made sure the streak would never reach 14. His 6-7 (2) 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 win over the third-seeded Sampras ensured Martin a place in the quarterfinals against American Andre Agassi. U.S. Open champion Marat Safin also joined Sampras on the sidelines, dropping a quick three-setter to 14th seeded Dominik

Hrbaty, 6-2, 7-6 (6), 6-4.

Capers heads second expansion team

Dom Capers is starting anew once again. The defensive coordinator of the Jacksonville Jaguars officially inked a deal Sunday as the new head coach for the expansion Houston Texans, who will take the field in 2002. Capers had the experience that Texans owner Bob McNair was looking for in a head coach, having taken the fledgling Carolina Panthers to the NFC Championship Game in only their second year of existence in 1996. Capers

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