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Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2000 -- Volume 5, No. 26
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TEMPLE 59, XAVIER 40
        No. 24 Temple beat XU 59-40 for the Musketeers' fourth straight loss, as XU picked up where it left off in its previous outing.
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Sports Headlines for  Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2000

P A U L   D A U G H E R T Y   C O L U M N
Boomer not so Super
        ATLANTA — ABC held a news conference here Tuesday to promote its Super Bowl coverage. It was an important news conference, filled with important executives whose names I can't recall.

S U P E R   B O W L
Comeback win vs. Bengals was key for Titans
        ATLANTA — The Bengals knew the Tennessee Titans were a team of destiny long before Frank Wycheck's miracle lateral. They've known since the first game of the season.

Purcell grad joins media circus
        ATLANTA — Titans backup linebacker Terry Killens, out of Kennedy Heights and Purcell Marian High School, was pressed into service by ESPN during Tuesday's media day at the Georgia Dome.

Facts prepare once-a-year football fans
        You are steeling yourself to watch the only football game you turn on all year. To you, the NFL is the Super Bowl, and all the other games on television are less appealing than Sabrina, the Teenage Witch.

T I M   S U L L I V A N   C O L U M N
Another athlete takes driving fast for granted

        Derrick Thomas is said to have some feeling in his toes. This is the good news.

U C   B A S K E T B A L L
Logan, Satterfield make strong point
        One given of Final Fourdom is a team must have a reliable point guard to enter, and it doesn't hurt if that player is extremely gifted. But what if a team has two?

M I A M I   B A S K E T B A L L
Miami still in the hunt
        Miami, the defending Mid-American Conference champion, doesn't appear ready to give up that title so easily.

K E N T U C K Y   B A S K E T B A L L
UK's Magloire faces test at Georgia
        LEXINGTON, Ky. — For weeks now, Kentucky center Jamaal Magloire has had his way with the 16th-ranked Wildcats' competition, banging his way to double figures in points and rebounds in seven of Kentucky's last 11 games.

C O L L E G E   B A S K E T B A L L
College basketball gets last-shot replay
        INDIANAPOLIS — Officials will be allowed to review last-second baskets on a replay monitor under a rule change adopted Tuesday by the NCAA.

R E D S
Bowden: 'No truth' to latest Griffey rumor
        TodaysSports.com, citing an unnamed source “close to the Seattle Mariners,” reported Tuesday that Ken Griffey Jr. would be traded to the Reds “within the week” in a three-way deal involving the Kansas City Royals.

Reds honored by baseball writers
        The Cincinnati chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America voted three '99 Reds as recipients of its awards. They are:

Ex-Red indicted in deadbeat-dad case
        Former Cincinnati Reds outfielder Kal Daniels was indicted Tuesday on charges of failing to pay child support for his son. A warrant was issued for his arrest.

B E N G A L S
NFLPA: Bengals broke rules
        The Bengals could lose their free-agent franchise tag for the next four seasons if the NFL Players Association has its way.

H O C K E Y
Cyclones 3, Utah 2
        Sunday the Cyclones proved they can play with the top teams in the IHL in a 2-1 shootout victory over Utah. Tuesday night at Firstar Center, they proved it wasn't a fluke, as the Cyclones swept the two-game series with another shootout victory over Utah for their fifth straight win.

H I G H   S C H O O L S
Cincinnati boys basketball roundup
        Mark Borland made a pair of foul shots with 3.6 seconds left, helping host Alter to a 55-54 upset of Elder, the No.3 team in The Enquirer's Division I poll.
Ohio boys basketball scores

Cincinnati girls basketball roundup
        Erica Raven scored 11 points in the first quarter, leading a 23-2 run that set the stage for Withrow's 63-34 victory over Aiken on Tuesday night.
Ohio girls basketball scores

Mason girls No. 1 in state poll
        How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school girls basketball teams in the third of six weekly regular-season 1999-2000 polls for The Associated Press (records through games of Jan. 23):

Brossart, NewCath go all-out for All 'A' titles
        If this is pressure, Ray Kues could get used to it.

N.Ky. boys basketball roundup
        Ryan Wilson's short jump shot with 1.9 seconds remaining in the second overtime lifted Lloyd to a 67-66 victory over Campbell County Tuesday night.
Kentucky boys basketball scores

N.Ky. girls basketball roundup
        Junior forward Kim Holliman had 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead Bellevue to a 51-37 victory over Dayton Tuesday night at Bellevue.
Kentucky girls basketball scores

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Color the year Red
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