The Cincinnati Enquirer
Wednesday, July 5, 2000 -- Volume 5, No. 186
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GRIFFEY, LARKIN ALL-STARS
The Reds will have two All-Star starters for the first time since 1995. The game is next Tuesday in Atlanta.

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Sports Headlines for  Tuesday, July 04, 2000

Bengals working on deal with Jackson
        The Bengals, always in favor of homegrown heroes, could be close to signing John Jackson, the 12-year veteran left tackle out of Woodward High School.

Moeller basketball star picks Ohio St.
        After Moeller High won the 1999 Division I state basketball championship at Ohio State's Schottenstein Center, Matt Sylvester made a decision.

Hot Bichette nearing .300
        A couple of months ago, Dante Bichette admitted that he had dug himself a statistical hole by struggling at the plate, which left his batting average in the low .200s.

Stynes fills in nicely
        Pokey Reese, whose bruised left hand prevented him from starting the last two games, will return to the lineup for today's series opener at St. Louis. But that doesn't mean that Chris Stynes, who filled in admirably for Reese, will be forgotten.

Reds-Cardinals Scouting Report
        Cincinnati 40-41, second place NL Central, at St. Louis 48-33, first place NL Central.

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Great American Field?
Carl Lindner's insurance company will pay about $75 million over 30 years for naming rights to the new Reds ballpark.

Bad bets, wasted talent
Football star Art Schlichter lost millions of dollars and his marriage, and has spent four of the past six years in 17 different jails and prisons. Now he's awaiting indictment on federal charges.
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UC's Kenyon Martin broke down in tears as he was selected first in the NBA draft by the Nets. DerMarr Johnson was picked sixth by the Hawks. Pete Mickeal was the 58th and last pick by the Mavs, then was traded to the Knicks.

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.
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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

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


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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