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Weathersby seizes 'second chance'
Dennis Weathersby tries to guard his emotions as tightly as he guarded opposing receivers in college. Yet the Bengals rookie cornerback on Monday couldn't help but reveal a personal change - in spite of his reluctance to open up.
Lewis chat: Division title team's goal
Transcript of Lewis' chat
Martin healthy, ready for another 1,000-yard season

UC trio chosen
Junior quarterback Gino Guidugli heads three Bearcats named to the coaches' Preseason All-Conference USA team.

Reds 11, Brewers 2
Jose Acevedo, fresh up from Triple-A, threw seven innings of two-hit, shutout ball Monday in the Reds' 11-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers before a crowd of 22,360 at Great American Ball Park.
Jimenez making the most of his latest opportunity
Reds notebook: Scouts offer bleak forecast

Ohio welcomes Curtis home from British win
CLEVELAND - Clutching the silver British Open championship trophy he won the day before, Ben Curtis returned home Monday to tears, applause and signs proclaiming him "Big Ben."
Nothing like it has ever hit Ostrander before
Snyder leads Ohio Open

Roommate arrested in Dennehy case
CHESTERTOWN, Md. - The former roommate of missing Baylor basketball player Patrick Dennehy was charged Monday with murder, authorities said.

BCS won't consider playoff
The committee overseeing changes to college football's Bowl Championship Series won't consider starting a playoff to determine the national champion despite pleas to open up the postseason to more schools.

Tuesday sports on TV, radio
Plan your viewing day with our schedule of sports on local TV and radio.

All-Star game more popular in Japan
NEW YORK - Baseball's All-Star game was more popular in Japan than in the United States.

Gutierrez to miss rest of year
CHICAGO - Cleveland Indians shortstop Ricky Gutierrez was placed on the 15-day disabled list Monday with a career-threatening compression of the spinal cord.

NL: Pirates cool off streaking Astros
PITTSBURGH - Matt Stairs homered and drove in two runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates jumped on Houston starter Tim Redding for five runs in the first three innings and a 5-3 victory Monday night.

AL: Angels' losing slide continues vs. Rays
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Rob Bell allowed one run and six hits in 7 1/3 innings as the Tampa Bay Devil Rays beat Anaheim 3-2 Monday night, extending the Angels' losing streak to a season-high five games.

Title IX: Gender gap narrows in college sports
The gap between the number of men and women playing college sports is narrowing, but a growing disparity between schools with major football programs and others that don't emphasize the sport is changing the landscape of college athletics, a new report says.

Jazz go after Miller
Indiana Pacers free-agent center Brad Miller reportedly has been offered a six-year, $50 million contract by the Utah Jazz.

Armstrong overcomes spill to rout rivals
LUZ-ARDIDEN, France - His yellow jersey smeared with dirt after a fall, Lance Armstrong got back on his bike with a fierce look that said: The Tour de France is slipping away. It's now or never.
Live updates from the AP

SUNDAY SPOTLIGHT   (Index of Sunday's sports stories)
5 questions for training camp
Marvin Lewis will convene his first NFL training camp as a head coach a week from today. Here are five of the many questions that will begin to be answered once camp opens:
Bengals may not return to Georgetown
Daily training camp schedule
Other NFL camp schedules

Trade now for pitching later?
With another lousy performance from a Reds starting pitcher Saturday and the trading deadline 11 days away, the speculation heats up: Could Sean Casey, Aaron Boone or Scott Williamson lure top prospects from contenders?
Wagner wows 'em in major league debut
VOTE: What should the Reds do about Griffey?
VOTE: Should Rose be in the Hall of Fame?

Salute to prep champions
Greater Cincinnati high school sports teams captured 13 Ohio state titles and numerous individual championships over the last year. The Cincinnati Enquirer honors those athletes with a special "Salute to Champions."

Flying Pig Marathon coverage, searchable results database
Local golf news and course guide
Where high school stars are going to college
Explore Great American Ball Park
Implosion bids goodbye to Cinergy
Bengals pin hopes on Lewis
Buckeyes national champs
Kentucky Speedway coverage