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Sports Headlines for Wednesday, June 28, 2000
Junior's streak is hard-earned
Ken Griffey Jr. has fallen into a routine in Cincinnati. A big part of the routine is early batting practice. Griffey will take about 100 swings in the cage, just him and the batting practice pitcher.
Vaughn's voice still not replaced
SEATTLE Chemistry is an oft-sought intangible in baseball dugouts. What the Reds lost in Greg Vaughn, apparently, was their chemist.
The aftermath of Elmer Dessens' starting assignment tonight against the St. Louis Cardinals could be more intriguing than the game itself.
Despite saying they aren't in the market for free agents, the Bengals have continued talks with John Jackson's agent in hopes there could be a fit for the homegrown offensive tackle.
Xavier fans take the grand tour
They called friends on cell phones from the arena and said: Guess where I am. They looked wide-eyed at the court, the lights, the noticeably Xavier blue seats.
Medalist Herman grabs top seed
Jim Herman's only mistake Tuesday came on the 13th hole, when he pulled his tee shot into the rough and behind a tree.
Most of the top seeds entering the Greater Cincinnati Golf Association Metropolitan Amateur Championship's match-play round have at least one thing in common: extensive experience playing the host course at Coldstream Country Club.
Grove is indicted on felony charge
University of Cincinnati basketball player B.J. Grove was indicted Tuesday on a felony charge of domestic violence involving his pregnant girlfriend.
It's showtime for 2 Bearcats
MINNEAPOLIS There isn't much reason for Kenyon Martin to be anxious. He probably will be the first player to hear his name called tonight, the first to walk across the stage at the Target Center and shake commissioner David Stern's hand, the first overall selection in the 2000 NBA draft.
S P E C I A L S
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.
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.
|| 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.
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.
TUESDAY'S SPORTS STORIES
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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