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Sports Headlines for Saturday, June 27, 1998
Bucs give Rose Jr. Triple-A chance
Pete Rose Jr. is back in the minors, chasing his major league dream. Rose signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates' Triple-A team at Nashville Friday.
Caddie spurs on Voska
Kyle Voska was two holes down after nine, slogging through 95-degree temperatures and stifling humidity, laboring through his seventh round of golf in five days of the Metropolitan Amateur Championship. Then, Jenny Dugan turned up the heat.
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Eager Riverhawks fall to Crew
The exhibition between the Cincinnati Riverhawks and Columbus Crew Friday night at Galbreath Field may not have meant a point for either team in the standings, but had meaning in other aspects. The Riverhawks fell to Columbus 4-1 in the team's second meeting of the season.
Ex-Steeler safety joins Bengals
The Cincinnati Bengals on Friday signed former Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Myron Bell to a two-year contract. Terms were not disclosed.
McKeon sees tips pay off in Reds' win
DETROIT -- All season, it has been the other teams that have gotten the breaks.
Ohio anglers begin tourney
Catfish Anglers Inc. opens its 1998 team tournament series tonight (7 p.m., Schmidt Boat Ramp off Eastern Avenue) with fishermen hoping to tie into some of the "monster cats" that lurk in the Ohio.
REDS NOTEBOOK: Tomko tunes out, turns game around
DETROIT -- For Brett Tomko, it was as new-age as he gets. There was too much negativity around him, the second-year pitcher said, so he stopped going online and reading newspaper stories about how he hadn't won in more than a month.
Road course tests cyclists' stamina
The scene for the second and longest race of the 1998 USA Cycling Elite National Championships shifts downtown today, where competitors will take on an 8.7-mile road course winding through two states and two vastly different terrains.
Soccer tourney starts today
A sea of bright colored uniforms, several short speeches and indoor fireworks highlighted the opening ceremonies of the 1998 Snickers Midwest Region II Championship Friday at the Crown.
Teammates meet in Western Am final
Mason's Heritage Club, site of the Women's Western Golf Association National Amateur, may mark one of those times.
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