The Cincinnati Enquirer
Monday, June 12, 2000 -- Volume 5, No. 164
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REDS 7, INDIANS 5 (13)
The Reds ended their five-game losing streak in unlikely yet compelling fashion, securing a 7-5 victory on Aaron Boone's two-run, bases-loaded single in the 13th inning.
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On Pete Rose banned from the Big Red Machine reunion.
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Sports Headlines for  Monday, June 12, 2000

Jr.'s knack for big homer huge again
        CLEVELAND — Ken Griffey Jr. didn't call his shot. But he did call the number.

Larkin: Deal must be at least 3 years
        CLEVELAND — Shortstop Barry Larkin said Sunday that his agent, Eric Goldschmidt, and Reds general manager Jim Bowden are “tentatively scheduled” to discuss a contract extension face-to-face Thursday.

Improbable win could turn page
        CLEVELAND — Dante Bichette watched the drama unfold from a seat in the training room. His right foot was packed in ice as a safeguard against swelling. His eyes were trained on a television monitor.

Reds notebook
        CLEVELAND — The legend of Danny Graves continued to grow Sunday.

Scouting report: Reds vs. Giants

Thompson looks to use home course advantage
        Lynn Thompson's 1.4 handicap would normally be enough to make her a favorite in any golf tournament. But when the Greater Cincinnati Women's Amateur Invitational — the Women's Met — begins this morning at O'Bannon Creek Golf Club, it will be her knowledge of the championship course that makes her a golfer worth watching.

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Hail to the champions
Reds fans cheered their heroes from the Big Red Machine while the team honored their exiled star with a rose on third base.

Just like pigs in slop
It'd be a stretch to say the second Flying Pig Marathon was no sweat, but cool weather, a new course and a plethora of painted pigs made it festive.
Complete race results
Winners stories: • Men'sWomen'sWheelchair
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ballpark What's to like, dislike
The proposed Reds' ballpark does offer several innovations that advance the art of ballpark design, but other parts don't measure up.
New imagesWhat do you think?

ATP seeks new site
Cincinnati could lose one of the world's top tennis events unless it builds a new stadium with a retractable roof, more luxury boxes and more seats.
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New digs, new attitude
The Bengals marked the new millennium with a minicamp like none other: New practice fields by the river. New jerseys and team gear. The first day with Peter Warrick and the first without Carl Pickens.

Title renews NKU's dreams
Northern Kentucky University won a basketball game and so much more. Respect. Recognition. The right to dream new dreams.
NKU wins its first championship
NKU rally took a lot of heart
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St. X lands state title
St. Xavier's 63-54 victory in the Division I state championship game gave the Bombers their first state basketball championship.

Mason girls win state title
The Mason girls basketball team beat Pickerington 36-25 in the Division I state championship game at Columbus.
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Sparky will be Red forever
Although he won World Series in both cities and spent nearly two-thirds of his managerial career in Detroit, Sparky Anderson says he'll wear a Reds cap on his Hall of Fame plaque.
Sparky's election was slam dunk
Club celebrates for Sparky
McPhee waited 101 years

College football signings
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High school stars sign up
Check out the list of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Ky. athletes who signed with colleges last week. More coverage:
Girls reap soccer scholarships
Football recruits fill Division I

Newsmakers of the future
Want to know the future? Check out this list. We call it “21 to watch” — 21 rising stars in the fields of news, politics, business, arts and entertainment, food and sports for the 21st century.
21 to watch


50 Moments of magic
From the Big Red Machine to tiny Milan's miracle, Cincinnati's sports century is highlighted by these 50 moments.

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