SPORTS NEWS FOR SUNDAY, AUGUST 19, 2001
Brewers 6, Reds 5
        One out away from being shut out, the Reds rallied for five unearned runs in the ninth inning Saturday night but still lost.

Guidugli puts buzz on the Bearcats
        UC's football opener Sept. 2 against Purdue appears headed for a sellout — the first since Nippert Stadium was expanded to 35,000 seats in 1992 — and competing for a starting job is the newly arrived hotshot local quarterback, Gino Guidugli, of Highlands High School.

Prep football coverage
        A complete report on the opening weekend in Northern Kentucky. Watch for our Ohio preview this week.

PGA Championship final round
        Continuing coverage of the final major of the season from Associated Press.

REDS - BASEBALL
DAUGHERTY: Reds good at smoke and mirrors
        Maybe Jose Rijo's Friday show was the start of the best resurrection since the original. That'd be nice all around. So why does this story bug me?

Rijo should improve as slider does
        The Reds' brass was pleased with the way Jose Rijo was able to make the radar gun pop and the way he mixed in his forkball, an off-speed pitch.

Casey crunches baseballs, not numbers
        Sean Casey knew he was hitting better on the road than at home. He just didn't know how much better.

Brewers get unexpected boost
        Kevin Brown made it look so easy. Catching his first major league game in nearly a year, Brown threw out a runner, homered twice and battled swirling winds to catch the game-ending popup that let the Milwaukee Brewers hold on for a 6-5 win over the Reds on Saturday night.

Bonds hits No. 54
        SAN FRANCISCO — Even though the lone run that Jason Marquis surrendered was a big one, it didn't cost the Atlanta Braves their game.

BENGALS
Bengal rushers gain on selves
        The Bengals' ability to pass remains a big question mark. What's sure about the team's offense is its running game, which looks to be even better than last year's second-ranked unit.

Miami aims slingshot at another giant
        OXFORD - In its recent history, the Miami University football program has become accustomed to traveling to ranked, nonconference opponents and going home victorious.

Miami coach opposes supplements
        OXFORD — Since the death of Northwestern football player Rashidi Wheeler and the speculation the death may have been supplement-related, Miami RedHawks coach Terry Hoeppner has told his players supplement use would not be tolerated.

UC FOOTBALL
UC offense rolls in scrimmage
        WEST HARRISON, Ind.- John Leonard threw two TD passes and Jon Olinger, LaDaris Vann and DeMarco McCleskey each added long TD plays to lead a five-TD effort by the UC offense in its first preseason scrimmage Saturday.

GOLF
Local Golf Notebook
        Reigning Met champion Robert Gerwin II will be conspicuously absent from the inaugural Greater Cincinnati Golf Association Met Mid-Amateur Monday and Tuesday at Miami Whitewater and Sharon Woods courses.

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

Sports on TV-Radio
        If you like to watch postseason baseball on television, you'd better like Joe Buck. That's because Buck, Fox Sports' top play-by-play man, will be doing the World Series for the next six years.

Auto Racing Insider
        People ask all the time, because they know this is a Reds-Bengals town. The question: “Can you believe how many people follow auto racing now?”

High School Insider
        The Purcell Marian wrestling team is going to Hawaii over Christmas break. But it needs some help.

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