SPORTS NEWS FOR SUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 2001|
Bears 16, Bengals 13|
CHICAGO The Bears' Paul Edinger made a 48-yard field goal with 41 seconds left in overtime, after Akili Smith had rallied the Bengals to a game-tying, fourth-quarter touchdown.
Padres 2, Reds 0|
SAN DIEGO The Reds' seven-game winning streak ended with the kind of meager performance that preceded it.
Crowd for IRL will be strong|
Kentucky Speedway officials expect more than 40,000 people for next Sunday's IRL race, despite heavy competition for the local sports dollar.
Brickyard 400 today
Latest coverage of NASCAR at Indianapolis from Associated Press.
SULLIVAN: Mazeroski pitches respect for defense
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. Bill Mazeroski would like to believe he's made a breakthrough. He would like to think he's found a back door to the Baseball Hall of Fame and can prop it open for his fellow fielders.
Hall of Fame inductions today
Latest coverage from Cooperstown by Associated Press.
DAUGHERTY: Football players pay high price to be tough
A few weeks ago, a kid with asthma was struggling through a drill at a Moeller High football workout. His face was crimson, his blood pumped like a river over its banks. He took quick, short breaths. There never seemed to be enough air.
Keaton has impressive game at RB
CHICAGO The competition at running back heated up in the preseason opener Saturday night, with Curtis Keaton, Michael Basnight and rookie Rudi Johnson each making bids for roster spots.
Former Lions corners LeBeau, Jauron reunite
CHICAGO The Bears-Bengals matchup brought together two former Detroit Lions cornerbacks, Bengals coach Dick LeBeau and Bears coach Dick Jauron.
Wyche eager to get back in booth
Thanks to three surgeries, voice therapy, a lot of water, an assist from CBS and a little technology, Sam Wyche will return to the air as an NFL analyst this season.
Florida's No. 1 but Spurrier has some concerns
GAINESVILLE, Fla. While others have voted the University of Florida the top-ranked team in college football heading into preseason practices, Gators coach Steve Spurrier is far from convinced.
Hamilton's Mignery in thick of Michigan QB race
When a Michigan quarterback, possibly 11 games short of a Heisman coronation and maybe 12 short of a national championship, gives up his senior season to play baseball in Columbus well, it raises eyebrows in Ann Arbor.
Fan's-eye view of the Reds
Thumbs up: Jose Acevedo and Lance Davis. The two rushed-to-the-major-leagues starters have shown promise.
Home run secret: Patience
SAN DIEGO Though the Reds' sudden slugging didn't quite defy explanation, Dmitri Young was reluctant to provide one.
Winchester might earn promotion
SAN DIEGO Remember Scott Winchester? Reds management does.
Tollberg worked out kinks in minors
SAN DIEGO Brian Tolberg was recalled from Triple-A Portland on Saturday then pitched four-hit ball over eight innings for the Padres against the Reds.
Bonds hits 47th homer
SAN FRANCISCO Barry Bonds' major league-leading 47th homer wasn't nearly enough to prevent the Phillies from snapping the San Francisco Giants' nine-game winning streak with a 12-2 victory on Saturday.
Morrison aims for turnaround in qualifier
When Jeff Morrison turned professional in July 2000, expectations were high; he had been the 1999 NCAA singles champion while at the University of Florida.
Rinaldi-Gullikson wins Seniors
After finishing second in the Tennis Masters Series Cincinnati Senior Tournament the past two years, Kathy Rinaldi teamed with Tom Gullikson Saturday to win the doubles title.
Bahrami a crowd pleaser
Although it was only the third-place match, Mansour Bahrami put on a show that drew three standing ovations from the 6,000 fans on hand for the Seniors event.
Perkins reaches Metro Majors' final
MIAMITOWN The 49th Annual ASA Cincinnati Metro City Tournament started July 26 with more than 360 teams and has since survived fog, rain, rowdy fans and all the while eliminating teams.
Best and worst of week in sports
The Enquirer sports department's look at who rated good and bad this week in sports:
Cincinnati fans long for good old days
The Reds are awful. The Bengals are awful until proven otherwise. UC and Xavier always win their 20 but rarely make noise in the NCAAs.
Groeschen reenters preps athletic world
With Tom Groeschen's appointment as senior preps reporter, The Enquirer pledges to continue its long tradition of expansive prep coverage.
Local teams win on national level
The following is a list of local teams that participated in organized youth national tournaments.
Boys City Junior Open scores
Girls City Junior Open scores
Tristate golf guide
Kentucky Speedway coverage Auto racing coverage
Where high school stars are going to college
High school: Boys basketball Girls basketball Football
New look of Cinergy Field
Flying Pig Marathon, including searchable results