The Cincinnati Enquirer
Monday, July 17, 2000 -- Volume 5, No. 198
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Sparky Anderson, who will be inducted in Cooperstown Sunday, was interviewing for a coaching job with the California Angels when Bob Howsam called. His big break turned out to be the Reds'.

TIGERS 6, REDS 2
Credit the Reds for being themselves on Sunday.
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Sports Headlines for  Monday, July 17, 2000

Wolf wins record 16th Met title
        “Yes! Yes! Yes!” Moments after his emotional outburst, Jeff Wolf jumped a three-foot fence at Lunken Playfield, hugging everyone in sight.

Anderson keeps Molony from 3-peat
        In a major upset, 18-year-old Emilia Anderson defeated two-time defending champion Kara Molony 6-2, 6-4, to win the women's singles title of the Thomas E. Price Metropolitan Championship on Sunday at Lunken Playfield.

Herman looks like local Tiger
        Jim Herman was the perfect champion for the inaugural Fifth Third Bank Celebrity Classic.

Kroger single-day tickets on sale now
        The Kroger Senior Classic presented by Firstar is now selling single-day tickets to this year's tournament, to be played Sept. 11-17 at the Golf Center at Kings Island.

Wide-open race for N.Ky. women's golf title
        The Northern Kentucky Women's Amateur golf tournament that opens with a qualifying round today at Covington's Twin Oaks Golf Course may be the most wide-open in years.

Jennings leads team into summer league championship
        In the Deveroes Summer League, Jack Jennings is known as "The Truck.'

Satterfield named summer league MVP
        UC's Kenny Satterfield of the Slats team was named most valuable player of Deveroes Summer League.

Miami's Prentice signs with Browns
        BEREA, Ohio — The Cleveland Browns have signed Miami running back Travis Prentice, their third-round draft choice, to a four-year contract, the team said Sunday.

Seven years between Red starts for Luebbers
        Larry Luebbers welcomes the tension he knows he'll feel as he approaches today's start against Detroit.

Fight no surprise to Sullivan
        Reds reliever Scott Sullivan sounded conciliatory on Sunday, one day after igniting a brawl by hitting Colorado's Brian Hunter with his only pitch.

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Stadium lights up
Paul Brown Stadium was aglow Friday night, the first time the switch was flipped on the Bengals stadium's brilliant lights. The stadium wil host its first game Aug. 19, but crews will continue work through the end of the year.

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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