The Cincinnati Enquirer
Wednesday, June 21, 2000 -- Volume 5, No. 172
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REDS 3, ROCKIES 2
The Reds had enough against Colorado. Barely. Thanks to strong pitching by Osvaldo Fernandez and an eighth-inning homer by Dimitri Young, the Reds squeaked out a win.
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Sports Headlines for  Wednesday, June 21, 2000

Bell fuels Rockies' rise
        Buddy Bell was going to pitch batting practice before his Rockies played the Reds Tuesday night, but when the rains came and b.p. moved under cover, he took the opportunity to make some phone calls.

Ex-Reds help Rockies soar
        Based on early returns, the Colorado Rockies schooled the Reds on the two trades the teams made since last year.

SULLIVAN: Reds
        John Allen and Jim Bowden are faced with some formidable decisions, and they cannot defer them much longer.

Samake to give IBL big boost in NBA draft
        The International Basketball League hopes its credibility will get a boost next Wednesday when the Cincinnati Stuff's Soumaila Samake is selected in the NBA Draft.

Trostel leads local divers at Trials
        FEDERAL WAY, Wash. -- Angie Trostel lost the nerve for diving's loftiest leap, then nearly lost the will to compete.

S P E C I A L S
SPEEDWAY TURNS AWAY FANS
Thousands of fans who waited hours in traffic were turned away from Kentucky Speedway's inaugural event because of parking lots turned into mud pits by rain.
Points leaders wins truck raceRace results

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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

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
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