SPORTS NEWS FOR FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2002|
Keeneland to feature 19 stakes races|
LEXINGTON The air is losing some of its brisk winter chill, the grass is beginning to turn green and the warm, rich aroma of steaming burgoo overcomes anyone who ventures within its reach. It must be time for racing at Keeneland.
| QBs' injuries delay MU's spring practices |
Miami University football coach Terry Hoeppner faces a regular-season opener against North Carolina Aug.31, but he has had to push back the start of spring practice 10 days because of RedHawks injuries.
|High school sports section|
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The two pop flies that dropped in Wednesday night were not the story of the Reds' 10-3 loss to the Chicago Cubs, Reds manager Bob Boone pointed out.
Bonds is making it look easy
It is still September. Each night a San Francisco Giants baseball game, each night a Barry Bonds home run, or two.
American League roundup
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Randy Winn hit a pinch-hit grand slam and Ben Grieve, Brent Abernathy and Chris Gomez also homered as the surprising Tampa Bay Devil Rays remained unbeaten Thursday with a 9-2 rout of the Detroit Tigers.
National League roundup
NEW YORK Kevin Young hit a two-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates moved over .500 for the first time since 1999, defeating the New York Mets 3-2 Thursday.
NEW YORK Some Yankees fans aren't worrying about Roger Clemens' hand injury or Jason Giambi's slow start to the season. They have a bigger concern: the cable TV business.
Quite an interception: National champs' playbook on Internet
CORAL GABLES, Fla. The Miami Hurricanes carry the little green binders from meeting room to meeting room, keeping tight control on the team's formations, plays and terminology.
West Virginia taps Dakich
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Spurned by Bob Huggins and others, West Virginia hired Bowling Green's Dan Dakich as its head coach Thursday.
St. Henry seeks confidence after slow start
It has been a rough opening week for St.Henry's baseball team.
Ohio girls hoops all-stars
Kentucky girls hoops all-stars
Milford hands No. 1 Hamilton second straight loss
Milford rallied for four runs in the third inning en route to a 5-4 upset victory Thursday over Hamilton, ranked No.1 in the Enquirer's Division I baseball poll.
Mickelson works on Masters degree
DULUTH, Ga. Looking ahead to the Masters, Phil Mickelson sneaked off to a college course to work on his short game.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. Defensive end Jevon Kearse, who is working out on his own in Florida, is one of just three players under contract not at the Tennessee Titans' on-field workouts.
McGrady, Magic rally past Cavs
ORLANDO, Fla. Darrell Armstrong scored 11 of his 18 points in the final six minutes and Tracy McGrady had 35 points and 14 rebounds Thursday night as the Orlando Magic rallied to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-101.
Blue Jackets end winless streak at 7 games
COLUMBUS Deron Quint scored his first goal in 19 games and Espen Knutsen had two assists as the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Nashville Predators 2-1 on Thursday night.
Maine, Minnesota advance to hockey final
ST. PAUL, Minn. Grant Potulny scored two goals and Adam Hauser made 27 saves as Minnesota held off Michigan 3-2 on Thursday night in the Frozen Four semifinals.
Red-letter day for fans, Reds |
On a day of nostalgia for the not-so-ancient ghosts of the concrete bowl known as Riverfront Stadium and Cinergy Field, and a day when all you had to do was look over the outfield wall to peer into the Reds' future, 41,913 Reds fans gloried in a ninth-innning 5-4 win over the Chicago Cubs.
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The Game Celebration People Stadium Parade
Where high school stars are going to college
Tristate golf guide
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Tennis Masters Series Cincinnati
Flying Pig Marathon, including searchable results