Tim Sullivan, Sports


"Welcome. For those of you who have stumbled into this corner of cyberspace, please allow me to introduce myself. (For those of you who are familiar with my stuff, please keep your snickering to yourself.)

"I've been writing about sports for The Cincinnati Enquirer since the blizzard of 1977, and it has been suggested that some areas of my brain have yet to thaw. The rule of thumb in column writing is that if some of the people don't think you're an idiot, you haven't said anything. Cincinnati Magazine said I was the city's worst sportswriter one year. The next year, the same publication said I was the best.

"I doubt that I improved that much in one year. Probably, they just happened to agree with me about something. It does happen sometimes, albeit rarely."

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December 96

. Only cheap shots coming from Spurrier
   Published Dec. 31, 1996

. Cyclones fan can be one devil of a distraction
   Published Dec. 29, 1996

. WLW has no trouble playing by Reds' rules
   Published Dec. 28, 1996

. Schott lucky if GM dealership is all she loses
   Published Dec. 25, 1996

. Shula was right about team, wrong in way he coached it
   Published Dec. 23, 1996

. An ear for the game
   Published Dec. 22, 1996

. XU's Lumpkin still shooting from suburbia
   Published Dec. 21, 1996

. Peccatiello turns to past, looks to future
   Published Dec. 19, 1996

. Pace needs schooling in finance
   Published Dec. 18, 1996

. Business sense puts stadia off Broadway
   Published Dec. 15, 1996

. Time is right for sharing the wealth
   Published Dec. 14, 1996

. Can't afford to trade for McGriff?
   Published Dec. 12, 1996

. Safety shades Bengals from loss to Ravens
   Published Dec. 9, 1996

. Rozelle put pro football in nation's fabric
   Published Dec. 8, 1996

. Patterson aggravates image injury
   Published Dec. 7, 1996

. Kansas loss will gnaw at Bearcats
   Published Dec. 6, 1996

. All-American Duncan fulfills promise
   Published Dec. 4, 1996

. Great Eight: Progress report for powers
   Published Dec. 3, 1996

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November 96

. Huggins sees other side of limelight
   Published Nov. 28, 1996

. No hordes at gate, owners vote for peace
   Published Nov. 27, 1996

. Three, two, one ... contract
   Published Nov. 25, 1996

. Huggins too close for comfort
   Published Nov. 24, 1996

. Point is, Flint was best man for the job
   Published Nov. 23, 1996

. If Belle's deal suited Sox, it sickened others
   Published Nov. 21, 1996

. Let's face it, all's not well with Bengals
   Published Nov. 18, 1996

. Trade talk doesn't bother Bret Boone
   Published Nov. 17, 1996

. To pick on Ambrose is to risk pickoffs
   Published Nov. 14, 1996

. Postseason dreams still forbidden
   Published Nov. 11, 1996

. Bet on spread of college gambling
   Published Nov. 10, 1996

. Holyfield offers hope of good fight
   Published Nov. 9, 1996

. Baseball hits new low in stupidity
   Published Nov. 7, 1996

. Coslet reaps miracle
   Published Nov. 4, 1996

. IU's Mallory, UK's Curry cut, left to bleed
   Published Nov. 2, 1996

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October 96

. Beware of gift horse from Tigers
   Published Oct. 30, 1996

. Yankees earn title with bullpen, depth
   Published Oct. 27, 1996

. Fielder fits the Yankees like a glove
   Published Oct. 26, 1996

. Leyritz homer means everything to his dad
   Published Oct. 25, 1996

. Braves soared when Turner quit meddling
   Published Oct. 24, 1996

. Torre actions speak louder than words
   Published Oct. 23, 1996

. Arms race is no contest
   Published Oct. 22, 1996

. Yankees see Maddux, and wonder
   Published Oct. 21, 1996

. World Series right at home in New York
   Published Oct. 20, 1996

. Braves swinging has fans singing
   Published Oct. 18, 1996

. La Russa leaving options open
   Published Oct. 16, 1996

. Braves offer reminder of why they are champions
   Published Oct. 15, 1996

. Gant's brain catches up with his braun
   Published Oct. 13, 1996

. Chipper: This gamer has a game
   Published Oct. 12, 1996

. Maddux pounded grandly
   Published Oct. 11, 1996

. Injuries? What injuries? It's the postseason
   Published Oct. 10, 1996

. Operation turns Smoltz into surgeon
   Published Oct. 9, 1996

. LaRussa wins, while learning all about NL
   Published Oct. 5, 1996

. Dodgers' season looks to be over
   Published Oct. 4, 1996

. No feasting on Atlanta's great pitching
   Published Oct. 3, 1996

. Gaetti 'gust' wind-aided, but it counts
   Published Oct. 2, 1996

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September 96

. Take-no-blame Blake owes us an explanation
   Published Sept. 30, 1996

. Miami's nickname change is long overdue
   Published Sept. 29, 1996

. This time, Davis better than expected
   Published Sept. 28, 1996

. 'Eek' Keller's racing time and winning
   Published Sept. 26, 1996

. Heisman tradition blocks Pace
   Published Sept. 25, 1996

. OSU beating doesn't prove much
   Published Sept. 22, 1996

. Ozzie has been thief of hits
   Published Sept. 21, 1996

. Disgruntled Bengals just part of trend
   Published Sept. 19, 1996

. Carter shows a flash of greatness
   Published Sept. 16, 1996

. Baseball: Give pitchers - and the fans - a break
   Published Sept. 15, 1996

. Shula cool character in heated battle
   Published Sept. 14, 1996

. Brown KOs Marge in stadium race
   Published Sept. 12, 1996

. OK, fans, get ready to pay some more
   Published Sept. 11, 1996

. Plummer makes good use of tools
   Published Sept. 8, 1996

. Howard wants to know where he is wanted
   Published Sept. 7, 1996

. Sweep puts postseason back in sight
   Published Sept. 5, 1996

. Coslet draws upon skills as play-caller
   Published Sept. 1, 1996

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August 96

. UC football out of league in '96 debut
   Published August 31, 1996

. Wunderkind's destiny settled before it starts
   Published August 29, 1996

. Cinergy Field not so awful for right price
   Published August 28, 1996

. McCullough angry, ready to fight back
   Published August 25, 1996

. Preseason comes to end on sour note
   Published August 24, 1996

. Hearst worth price to prod Carter along
   Published August 23, 1996

. Minter's time behind mower well spent
   Published August 22, 1996

. Bills beat Bengals in Cleveland
   Published August 21, 1996

. Agassi toys with Muster, shows old form
   Published August 11, 1996

. Allen, Bowden can build from ground level
   Published August 10, 1996

. Despite loss, Hunt made the right call
   Published August 4, 1996

. Some sports have to go, don't they?
   Published August 3, 1996

. 'An incredible thrill'
   Published August 2, 1996

. Carl's quest for 10th gold unwarranted
   Published August 1, 1996

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July 96

. A moment to mourn, to defy fear, to go on
   Published July 31, 1996

. Van Dyken wears golds, fame well
   Published July 30, 1996

. Lewis savors 9th, final gold medal
   Published July 30, 1996

. Cuba stifles boredom, USA
   Published July 29, 1996

. Olympics no longer a safe oasis
   Published July 28, 1996

. Despite odds, Ruehl is 2nd after prelims
   Published July 27, 1996

. Zaire women get helping hand
   Published July 26, 1996

. Unless there's proof, leave Smith alone
   Published July 25, 1996

. U.S. boxers in the hands of amateurs
   Published July 25, 1996

. Rouse adds happy ending to his career
   Published July 24, 1996

. OLYMPIC update ATLANTA '96
   Published July 22, 1996

. Put away your cynicism for just one night
   Published July 20, 1996

. Dream Team will rule the game
   Published July 19, 1996

. Hall leaves popping off to Popov
   Published July 18, 1996

. Gymnasts draw crowd for practice
   Published July 17, 1996

. Gregg answers wake-up call, loses 60 pounds
   Published July 14, 1996

. Quigley aims for medal, not notoriety
   Published July 13, 1996

. Walking away, under his own power
   Published July 12, 1996

. MVP Piazza follows script to perfection
   Published July 10, 1996

. Anderson not swinging for Maris yet
   Published July 9, 1996

. Reds should retreat and look to future
   Published July 7, 1996

. Wimbledon semifinalists set for ATP
   Published July 6, 1996

. Larkin threat another blow to sanctuary
   Published July 4, 1996

. Performance leaves Borden beam-ing
   Published July 1, 1996

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June 96

. Borden wants Olympic spot, not sympathy
   Published June 30, 1996

. Merry-go-round points Tracy toward Atlanta
   Published June 29, 1996

. No wind can blow away this world record
   Published June 24, 1996

. Track trials settle issues on the track
   Published June 23, 1996

. Hill's Olympic plan doesn't include 200
   Published June 22, 1996

. O'Brien won't let '92 failure be a hurdle
   Published June 21, 1996

. Johnson runs far ahead of the field
   Published June 20, 1996

. Payne's aim: Warm, fuzzy Olympics
   Published June 19, 1996

. Hammer throwers play the heavys
   Published June 18, 1996

. Lewis' last hurrah, or just a minor setback?
   Published June 17, 1996

. Mount Healthy's D'Andre Hill joins Torrence, Devers in Olympics
   Published June 16, 1996

. Allen making over Reds
   Published June 15, 1996

. Bring back pride, respect, fun
   Published June 13, 1996

. Swordplay doesn't pass screen test
   Published June 12, 1996

. Hawk descends upon Hall
   Published June 9, 1996

. Site debate could push Brown too far
   Published June 8, 1996

. It's time for Schott to step aside
   Published June 6, 1996

. Baseball may deal harshly with Marge
   Published June 5, 1996

. Portugal has reason to feel good
   Published June 2, 1996

. Watch out! Here comes another homer
   Published June 1, 1996

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May 96

. Cyclones lose, but don't pin blame on goalie
   Published May 30, 1996

. Focus remains - mostly - on the track
   Published May 27, 1996

. Pitino good as gone from Bluegrass
   Published May 25, 1996

. Slumping Boone is day's go-to guy
   Published May 23, 1996

. Hey, Ray, even the best need players
   Published May 22, 1996

. Stop whining already, and enjoy the racing
   Published May 12, 1996

. Suddenly, sun shines at Riverfront
   Published May 11, 1996

. Nice speech, Dave, but it didn't work
   Published May 9, 1996

. Lukas wins, and he wins his own way
   Published May 8, 1996

. C'mon Bud, make Marge sell the team
   Published May 5, 1996

. This 3-year-old Song is music to their ears
   Published May 4, 1996

. Pitchers can't come to grips with strikes
   Published May 2, 1996

. Knight shows he can master his emotions
   Published May 1, 1996

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April 96

. Atlanta runs 83-day sprint to Olympic start
   Published April 28, 1996

. Lewis competes with history, reputation
   Published April 27, 1996

. Lenzi back from depths
   Published April 26, 1996

. Nah, really? The Olympics? In Cincinnati?
   Published April 25, 1996

. Sanders won't rush back
   Published April 24, 1996

. Top pick tailor-made for Alexander
   Published April 21, 1996

. Miami a rung on the ladder for Sendek
   Published April 18, 1996

. They're your stadiums, so speak up now
   Published April 6, 1996

. The game couldn't go on
   Published April 1, 1996

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