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Reds take to the Internet
        DENVER — Ballplayers who spent free time browsing through shopping malls are now just as likely to browse the World Wide Web. The Reds, like much of the world, have become more Internet-savvy.

Bengals offseason no great improvement
        The 2001 offseason looks a lot like the 2000 offseason, which looked a lot like the 1999 offseason.

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Sports Headlines for  Sunday, April 29, 2001

DAUGHERTY: Good bye, Skip, and hello
        On Saturday morning, the pictures were mostly down from the walls of Skip Prosser's Cintas Center office. Five boxes of books were stacked by the door, tall as David West. It was moving day.

UC offense runs over defense
        UC's talented stable of running backs carried the offense to a 37-24 victory over the defense in a modified version of the annual Red and Black spring game Saturday at Nippert Stadium.

SULLIVAN: Tressel cracks down on Buckeyes
        COLUMBUS — Jim Tressel remains untested at Ohio State. His football team has yet to play a real game and his players still are intimidated by their new coach.

Ohio State QB derby undecided
        COLUMBUS — After watching his first official game as Ohio State's head coach, Jim Tressel loved the effort but hated the sloppy play.

Pig runners: Take it easy
        John Sence, who has run the fastest marathon ever by a Cincinnatian, says to take it easy in the final week before the race.

Auto Racing Insider
        The Indianapolis 500 is looking like the old Indy 500 again. Or at least since 1995, the year before the nasty CART-IRL split.

Best and worst of week in sports
                The Enquirer sports department's look at who rated — good and bad — this week in sports:

Derby will have at least one dud
        For the first time in Kentucky Derby history, there will be up to 20 separate betting interests.

Father, son ejected
        DENVER — The ejections of Bob and Aaron Boone in back-to-back innings Saturday during the Reds' 9-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies ordinarily might prompt plenty of like-father, like-son gags. Except neither Boone found the subject very funny.

Hampton to miss start today
        DENVER — Mike Hampton's sore neck, caused by sleeping on a hotel pillow, will force the Rockies ace to miss today's start against the Reds.

Tired arm? Not Graves
        DENVER — You might think Danny Graves' arm would be fatigued after pitching every day for most of the past week. You'd be wrong.

Five Questions with: Eric Davis
        Eric Davis is a major-league Everyman. He has been a superstar and a role player. He has played in both leagues. Davis is just as well-rounded off the field as a devoted husband and father. Fittingly, the 38-year-old former Red, who now plays for San Francisco, was asked a variety of questions when Reds beat writer Chris Haft caught up with him during the recent Giants series.

Local Golf Notebook
        The PGA of America and Golf Digest magazine will team up to offer free 10-minute golf lessons from more than 4,000 PGA professionals during May.

'Wide World' celebrates 40 years
        When I was a kid, Wide World of Sports was one of my favorite shows. I loved the barrel jumping, cliff diving and arm wrestling and all the other goofy, offbeat sports.

High School Insider
        The Board of Control, the governing body of the Ohio High School Athletic Association, has decided not to impose tougher restrictions on swimming, golf, tennis and gymnastics coaches during the summer months.

OHSAA may lift summer coaching restrictions
        Restrictions on contact between high school athletes and coaches during the summer could be lifted in the next two school years.

Walnut Hills soph wins tennis coaches classic
        Walnut Hills' Eric Thomas had to overcome both mental and physical obstacles Saturday.

Cincinnati high school highlights
        Matt Dolan doubled home pinch runner David Suszko with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning to give Sycamore a 4-3 baseball victory over Amelia Saturday in the Amelia Invitational.

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