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Saturday, July 15, 2000 -- Volume 5, No. 196
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REDS 9, ROCKIES 2
Pete Harnisch pitched the first complete game of the year for the Reds Friday night, raising the question: Does this put him on the trading block?
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RESULTS OF THURSDAY'S POLL
You told us you're sticking with the Reds through thin and thin. But most of you are willing to trade the 36-year-old shortstop or let him go through free agency.
Results of Sunday's Reds poll
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Sports Headlines for  Saturday, July 15, 2000

SULLIVAN: Reprieve for McKeon
        For Jack McKeon, the Denny Neagle deal should mean a temporary reprieve. If upper management tosses in the towel in midseason, field management must be graded on a generous curve.

Henson insists he's made no decision
        Drew Henson wants to be clear: He hasn't made up his mind about choosing baseball or football as a career. And being traded to the Reds won't change his opinion either way.

Neagle happy to join Yankees
        Neatly folded in Denny Neagle's locker Friday was a gray T-shirt, featuring the New York logo and three words — Pride, Tradition and Courage.

Dessens gets lesson on beanball
        DENVER — Barry Larkin didn't object to the fact that Elmer Dessens hit Colorado's Larry Walker with a pitch Thursday night. He just didn't like the timing.

Baseball panel urges increase in revenue sharing
        NEW YORK — After studying baseball's economics for 11/2 years, a panel of experts recommended Friday the sport vastly increase revenue sharing among its teams and perhaps even move franchises.

Brown family, IRS at it again
        WASHINGTON — For Bengals owners Mike and Pete Brown, the tax man just keeps calling the wrong numbers.

Fired McNicholas coach Doerger to return for fall 2001
        Jerry Doerger acknowledges the 2000-01 season will be one of the toughest of his four-decade career in prep basketball, but each game that passes will bring him closer to returning to his position as head coach at McNicholas High School.

Wolf, Kronauge win Met doubles
        A look of bewilderment spread across the faces of Jeff Wolf and Dan Kronauge when the match was over.

Celebrity Classic starts today
        Bragging rights, and $8,000 to the winner, are on the line in the two-day Fifth Third Bank Celebrity Classic that begins today at the Grizzly Course at the Golf Center at Kings Island.

Brey takes over Irish
        On his first day at Notre Dame, which was forced to hire a new head basketball coach for the second time in two years, Mike Brey let his new bosses know he would not be with the Irish forever.

UK's Smith may have broken rule
        LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky coach Tubby Smith and an assistant tossed balls for a high school player to shoot during a workout and talked to his family, the player's mother said in a published report Friday.

Satterfield will don USA jersey
        UC guard Kenny Satterfield has seen the Dream Team on television often enough to wonder what it's like to play a basketball game with the initials U-S-A across the front of his uniform jersey.

S P E C I A L S
Throwing in the towel
The Reds officially gave up on the 2000 season by trading their best pitcher and basically told their fans: 'Wait till the year after the year after next year.
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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.
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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