SPORTS NEWS FOR MONDAY, AUGUST 13, 2001|
Rijo's return on deck|
GM Jim Bowden, calling it "a baseball miracle," said Jose Rijo will be promoted to Reds on Friday, completing a six-year comeback from five operations.
Kuerten's win gives him lift for U.S. Open |
All week long, as players talked about who would be tough at the U.S. Open, Gustavo Kuerten's name almost never came up. That was until Sunday when Kuerten beat Patrick Rafter 6-1, 6-3 to win the Tennis Masters Series Cincinnati.
Moore picks UC before other visits |
Chadd Moore intended to take other recruiting visits, but by the end of the first day of an unofficial visit to UC, the 6-foot-2 guard from Huntsville, Ala., said he wanted to be a Bearcat.
Bengals' line struggles with new protection|
GEORGETOWN, Ky. The seven sacks given up by the Bengals' starting offensive line Friday night against Detroit were largely the result of the linemen learning a new pass protection scheme, offensive coordinator Bob Bratkowski said.
Bengals release Carlton Gray
GEORGETOWN, Ky. Veteran cornerback and Cincinnati native Carlton Gray was cut Sunday.
Coach: 'Audition' led to return TDs
GEORGETOWN, Ky. The players on the Bengals special teams that gave up two kick returns for touchdowns against Detroit won't be the same players covering kicks in the regular-season opener.
Rockies 7, Reds 6
The bad karma of Cinergy Field reared its ugly head again Sunday, as the Reds blew a four-run lead in the ninth inning.
Soto says thanks
In his induction ceremony into the Reds Hall of Fame, Mario Soto invoked the name of countryman Jose Rijo. But Soto won't be making a comeback.
Davis keeps ball over the plate
Lance Davis got a no-decision for one of the Reds' best pitching performances of the season.
Riedling rejoins bullpen
Reds pitcher John Riedling was activated off the disabled list and fellow pitcher Scott Winchester was designated for assignment.
Rockies leave hoarse, happy
The Colorado Rockies cheered themselves hoarse Sunday as they pulled off one of their most dramatic comebacks of the season.
Reds-Cardinals Scouting Report
Rafter has been second best a lot
TENNIS MASTERS CINCINNATI|
MASON Patrick Rafter's peers say he is playing as well as anyone in the world. He'd just like some hardware to prove them right.
'48 Hours' rerun no joke to Henman
MASON For the second straight year, Tim Henman reached the final day of Tennis Masters Series Cincinnati. This time, though, it wasn't for the finals.
Doubles winners aim high
MASON The $152,800 check and 100 ATP ranking points are important to Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes. But the doubles team from India is already looking forward to an even bigger challenge.
Tennis Masters Notebook
MASON The fans Sunday were decidedly in Patrick Rafter's favor. Then Gustavo Kuerten's final shot hit their hearts.
Storm makes trouble for tennis
MASON Heavy rain and lightning that wreaked havoc on the ATP Tennis Center late Saturday forced cleaning crews to work overnight, and left flooded parking lots and some equipment unusable Sunday at the Tennis Masters Series.
Kentucky Speedway Notebook
SPARTA, Ky. Jerry Carroll was pleased with Sunday's IRL crowd (47,323), which closed Kentucky Speedway's 2001 racing season. But the speedway chairman continues to think bigger.
Miami gives wink, nod to Roethlisberger
Redshirt freshman Ben Roethlisberger was named Miami University's tentative starter after spring practice with the coaches liking his size (6-5, 209 pounds) and his arm strength.
Boxer Williams 4-0 after latest victory
Junior welterweight Ricardo Williams Jr. of Cincinnati knocked out Rodney Jones at 2:38 of the third round Saturday night in North Little Rock, Ark.
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New look of Cinergy Field
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