SPORTS NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 2003|
UC quarterback arrested again |
Quarterback Gino Guidugli's arrest after allegedly punching an opponent in an intramural basketball game left his father wishing he had never gone to UC.
Bengals could use Norwood's Edwards |
The name of former Norwood prep star Marc Edwards has surfaced since the Bengals lost their second fullback, Nicolas Luchey, in free agency over the weekend.
Players share blame in college scandals
Right and wrong should go with you to college, just like notebooks, Bic pens and a checkbook. Right and wrong shouldn't be a class you take freshman year to satisfy a distribution requirement.
Tubby wins two coaching awards
LEXINGTON - Tubby Smith had to quit giving special treatment before he could procure such a special season.
Georgia's plight saddens Smith, UK
LEXINGTON - Tubby Smith used to coach at Georgia, and most of his Kentucky players know the Bulldogs fairly well. The Wildcats seemed saddened Tuesday by news of Georgia's decision to cancel its postseason.
UConn women's run ends at 70
PISCATAWAY, N.J. - On the eve of the NCAA women's tournament, defending national champion Connecticut suddenly seems vulnerable.
IUPUI makes 'The Dance'
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Josh Murray, a transfer from Ball State, led Indiana-Purdue-Indianapolis over Valparaiso in the Mid-Continent Conference finals and into the NCAA tournament.
Wis.-Milwaukee takes out Butler
MILWAUKEE - After waiting 107 years, the Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers wasted no time in qualifying for their first NCAA tournament.
Western Kentucky wins Sun Belt
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - After playing a starring role in getting Western Kentucky into the Sun Belt Conference tournament final, Patrick Sparks could barely hit the backboard Tuesday night.
Basketball rules at Texas for now
AUSTIN, Texas - There is always talk of being No. 1 at Texas. The football team, for sure, and the handful of sports that pass the time between bowl games and preseason practice.
Marquette looking for more Louisville moments
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Eighth-ranked Marquette is looking for a few more season-defining moments in Louisville during this week's Conference USA tournament.
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Reds Notebook: Howington rediscovers throwing form
SARASOTA, Fla. - When Dustin Moseley and Bobby Basham were brought up to the big-league camp, it begged the question: Where's Ty Howington?
Reds 6, Devil Rays 5
Ryan Dempster pitched six innings and allowed three runs on eight hits.
Tuesday's Exhibition Games
The Big Hurt is swinging a big bat again. Frank Thomas homered twice and drove in four runs as the Chicago White Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 9-4 Tuesday.
Baseball considered folding Angels
NEW YORK - The World Series championship flag would never have made it to Anaheim this year if baseball had gone through with a plan to fold the Angels.
Baseball Notebook: Mesa vows to hit Vizquel
CLEARWATER, Fla. - Philadelphia Phillies closer Jose Mesa is angry at former Cleveland teammate Omar Vizquel.
Bengals' preseason games set
The Bengals have set the times and dates for their four preseason games:
second fullback, Nicolas Luchey, in free agency over the weekend.
NFL Notebook: Super Bowl MVP might leave Bucs
PITTSBURGH - Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Dexter Jackson, the MVP of the Super Bowl, is weighing offers from the Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals.
Hewitt survives scare at Indian Wells
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. - Top-ranked Lleyton Hewitt fought off three match points in the second set Tuesday to escape with a 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 victory over Younes El Aynaoui and avenge a loss to the Moroccan at the Australian Open this year.
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Girls trio makes All-Ohio first team
North College Hill's Michele Miller and Lynchburg-Clay's Whitney Lewis were selected to the Ohio Division III all-state first team Tuesday, while Seven Hills' Tyler McIlwraith made the Division IV first team.
Whiteoak makes regional final
Jeremy Stacy and Tyler Palmer each scored 15 points to lead Whiteoak over Reedsville Eastern 54-37 in a boys Division IV regional semifinal at the Columbus Fairgrounds.
St. Henry, Holmes reach Ninth Region semis
UNION - St. Henry, the co-No. 2 team in the Enquirer coaches poll, will face co-No. 7 Holmes in one of the semifinals of the Ninth Region boys basketball tournament at 8:30 p.m. Friday at Ryle.
Grant County, Brossart move on
Tyler Jones scored 44 points as Grant County overcame a slow start to defeat South Oldham 74-68 in the boys Eighth Region quarterfinals Tuesday at Henry County.
Good as it gets for Xavier
Lewis accentuates the positive|
First-year head coach Marvin Lewis, the ultra-confident Super Bowl defensive coordinator, radiates an attitude suggesting he's right where he wants to be two months after taking the job. He points to the three signings the team has made since free agency started Feb. 28.
Columnist Paul Daugherty writes: This is a time when the visiting coach says the Musketeers are better than the best team the A-10 ever produced, the 1995-96 UMass group that got to the Final Four. "This team has more of an arsenal," decided Temple's John Chaney, who has been coaching college hoops for only 31 years.
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