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Sports Headlines for  Monday, May 07, 2001

More roster moves in offing
        Having already recalled six different pitchers and four position players from their Triple-A Louisville affiliate, the Reds appear bound to make more roster moves.

Griffey rehabbing in pool
        Center fielder Ken Griffey Jr. has been jogging in a swimming pool at his Cincinnati home every other day to supplement his recovery from a strained left hamstring.

Larkin returns - briefly
        Shortstop Barry Larkin returned to the lineup after missing two games with a sore right groin. He left after three innings because of the lopsided score.

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Bengals lose starting FB
        The Bengals are without their top two fullbacks after projected starter Nick Williams tore a ligament in his left knee Sunday.

Jackson 'welcomes' Smith to NFL
        No. 1 draft pick Justin Smith and 14-year veteran John Jackson cam e to blows in a red-zone drill in Sunday afternoon's practice.

Withrow coach eyes Seton Hall job
        George Jackson's days of teaching and coaching boys basketball at Withrow High School are coming to a end.

Kentucky outrider dies of heart attack
        LOUISVILLE — Glenn Webster, the lead outrider at Churchill Downs and Turfway Park, died Sunday, two days after he had a heart attack and collapsed on the track after the Kentucky Oaks.

Xavier aide Schmidt gets Robert Morris job
        PITTSBURGH — Xavier University assistant Mark Schmidt was hired as the coach at Robert Morris after deciding not to follow Skip Prosser to Wake Forest.

Xavier's Phillips cut by WNBA team
        The Charlotte Sting released former Xavier University forward Jennifer Phillips, the team's third-round pick (34th overall) in this year's draft.

DAUGHERTY: Big 5-1-2 carried this Everyman
        If the body were built to run 26 miles, we wouldn't need cabs. Still, I wouldn't mind running a marathon. But it just looks so, you know, hard. I wanted to be in the Flying Pig, though. I just needed a partner.

Flying Pig winners repeat
        The third annual Flying Pig Marathon looked much like the second, as Rudolf Jun and Rebecca Gallaher defended their 2000 championships Sunday in downtown Cincinnati.

Third race gets high marks
        Some of the novelty has worn off, but the third annual Flying Pig Marathon still received high marks Sunday from runners, fans and race organizers.

Jun makes a long drive for long run
        Rudolf Jun drove into Cincinnati around 5 a.m. Sunday with beard stubble, pulled muscles and little sleep. Naturally, he won his second straight Flying Pig Marathon.

Gallaher misses $5G by 78 seconds
        Sharonville native Rebecca Gallaher repeated Sunday as Flying Pig Marathon women's winner, but she couldn't beat herself. Narrowly missing the course record she set last year cost her a $5,000 bonus.

New marathoners take local spotlight
        Cincinnati's top marathoners, John Sence and T.J. Lentz, weren't in the Flying Pig field. That allowed the area focus Sunday to shift to two up-and-comers.

Wheelchair, 5-mile champions
        LaVerne Achenbach, 58, no longer sees the same faces he did when he began competing in wheelchair marathons 21 years ago.

Cincinnati wins city challenge
        Cincinnati defeated Columbus, Akron and Louisville in the inaugural City Cup Challenge in Sunday's Flying Pig Marathon. Five men and five women represent each city. The winner is the lowest combined time of the top three men's and women's finishers from each city.

Final finisher's story a triumph of spirit
        The Flying Pig Marathon's first finisher, Rudolf Jun, gets the headlines. But the woman who crossed more than six hours later was no less a winner.

Crowd cheers on racers

        Runners paced their way through some of Cincinnati's poorest and wealthiest neighborhoods on Sunday morning, finding support along the 26.2-mile course from thou sands of people of all colors and ages.

Lots of inspiration along the course
        Heading west on Eastern Avenue, it was quiet enough to hear the banter among the runners in Sunday's Flying Pig banner.

Riot-torn neighborhoods show support
        This is the tale of two mornings.

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