The Cincinnati Enquirer
Wednesday, April 28, 1999 -- Volume 4, No. 118
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PHILLIES 1, REDS 0
        PHILADELPHIA — The demons that have chased the Reds all season long followed them Tuesday night to Veterans Stadium.
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Sports Headlines for  Wednesday, April 28, 1999

T I M   S U L L I V A N   C O L U M N
Cereal crime: Wheaties can't re-serve Rose
        The Breakfast of Champions never had a better huckster than Pete Rose.

R E D S
Wohlers erratic, so return delayed
        PHILADELPHIA — Mark Wohlers' erratic performance in a “live” (full-speed) batting-practice session Tuesday left the Reds doubting that he'll be ready to join the staff May 3, the earliest date they had hoped he could be activated from the disabled list.

B E N G A L S
Bengals say bye to Brilz, will replace Francis
        The Bengals plan to replace longtime starters at outside linebacker and center at this weekend's mini-camp.

K E N T U C K Y   D E R B Y
Baffert sparkles as sport's beacon
        LOUISVILLE — The cell phone rang Tuesday morning, and the voice on the other end asked Bob Baffert where he was.

Court ruling assures Valhol of Derby berth
        LOUISVILLE — Though the final few entrants for the Kentucky Derby were being debated all day Tuesday, trainer Bob Baffert cautioned fans not to get caught up in the last-minute leap-frog.

DERBY NOTEBOOK
        LOUISVILLE — There was no disputing the record numbers: 19 Eclipse Award-winning horses, 13 Breeders' Cup victories, nearly $200 million in winnings. And so trainer D. Wayne Lukas was elected Tuesday to the Racing Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility.

F L Y I N G   P I G   M A R A T H O N
Flying Pig course not as tough as feared
        The general consensus of people who have run the Flying Pig Marathon course: “It's not that bad.”

O H I O   S T A T E
Penn says he'll stay at OSU
        COLUMBUS — Scoonie Penn wasn't certain where he would go in the NBA draft, so he decided to stay at Ohio State for three sure things: a good team, good times and a degree.

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O L Y M P I C S
First bid to lure Olympics one year away
        The people hoping to bring the 2012 Summer Olympics to Cincinnati have a year to submit their first bid. The Enquirer looks at early plans for staging the Olympics here and some of the problems that must be overcome in the next year.
Regional plan boosts supply of venues
Cincinnati 2012 venues plan
Biggest challenge: Big sports need big locations
Convention center expansion might help
Gay rights issue could be an obstacle
Mass transit is a missing piece
Riverboats would increase hotel space

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