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Wednesday, July 12, 2000 -- Volume 5, No. 193
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Sports Headlines for  Wednesday, July 12, 2000

Basketball road show rolls on
        TEANECK, N.J. — At any given moment, there might have been 100 college basketball coaches watching him compete last weekend at the adidas ABCD Camp. And they all had agendas as different as their teams.

Nabli surprises No. 3 seed
        Amin Nabli, a 24-year-old from Tunisia, has become the talk of the Thomas E. Price Metropolitan Tennis Championship.

Auto racing
        SPARTA — Folks at Kentucky Speedway got a peek into the future Tuesday when a pair of Dodge Intrepid prototype race cars ran laps around the 1.5-mile track in preparation for next season's Winston Cup competition.

Big-league field, younger players
        The Cincinnati chapter of Reviving Baseball in the Inner City (RBI) will hold a press conference at 10a.m. today at Roselawn Park detailing preparations for RBI's Central Regional Championship to take place there July 21-24.

Landscaper has dreams of pro golf
        RICHWOOD — Barry Wehrman has to stretch before work every day, but his golf dream won't die.

Met tennis notebook
        Gloria Guntinas has been the subject of the most commonly asked question at the Thomas E. Price Metropolitan Tennis Championship this week.

Mighty Ducks name Babcock new coach
        The AHL Cincinnati Mighty Ducks named Mike Babcock their new coach Tuesday. Babcock replaces Moe Mantha, who was fired just days after the Ducks' season ended in April.

Sports digest
        LIMERICK, Ireland — A week before he chases the one major he hasn't won yet, Tiger Woods warmed up for the British Open by winning a pro-am in Ireland by six strokes Tuesday after rounds of 64 and 68.

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Great American Ball Park
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.
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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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