The Cincinnati Enquirer
Wednesday, June 14, 2000 -- Volume 5, No. 165
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CAN CINCINNATI LURE THE NBA BACK?
Will Cincinnati, which actually was home to an NBA team for 15 seasons, ever see the league return here for good?
Things might have been different if Royals had won '64 championship

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RESULTS OF OUR REDS POLL
Who should succeed Jack McKeon as Reds manager?
Results of last week's polls:
On Pete Rose banned from the Big Red Machine reunion.
On the reason for the explosion in offense across baseball.
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Sports Headlines for  Wednesday, June 14, 2000

Giants 3, Reds 2
        SAN FRANCISCO — Jeff Kent's single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Marvin Benard Tuesday and brought the San Francisco Giants back to a 3-2 victory over the Reds at Pacific Bell Park.

DAUGHERTY: Club's sense of urgency growing
        The glittery new mix isn't working. Everybody wants answers.

Reds notebook
        SAN FRANCISCO — Manager Jack McKeon wasn't second-guessing at all. He fully understood that the Reds had to include Mike Cameron among the four-player package they sent the Seattle Mariners to get Ken Griffey Jr.

Dillon leaves without a deal
        The brief glimpse of light that shone Monday night at Spinney Field went out on a rainy Tuesday morning.

Bengals notebook
        Rookie wide receiver Peter Warrick has 12 days remaining on his 30-day community service sentence for petty theft.

Speedway truck race could be a sellout
        Kentucky Speedway says a full house of 66,000 people is possible for its grand-opening race, a NASCAR Craftsman Truck event Saturday night.

Sports digest

        O'Brien, a coxswain, is a two-year Junior National Member who coxed the men's four-oared shell to a silver medal in the 1998 National Championships along with current Washington rowers Matt Farrer, Morgan West and Lucas Ahlstrand.

S P E C I A L S
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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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