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Tuesday, July 25, 2000 -- Volume 5, No. 206
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COSTS RESULT FROM MANY FACTORS
If Reds ticket prices go up, don't blame it all on Barry Larkin.
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HALL OF FAME SPECIAL
Four Reds legends went into the Baseball Hall of Fame Sunday, making it one of the sweetest days in the rich history of baseball's first professional team. Check our special coverage.
Inductees look back at '75 series

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Sports Headlines for  Tuesday, July 25, 2000

Allen: 'It's up to Jim and Jack'
        Reds chief operating officer John Allen remained neutral on the team's stance regarding the postseason race — whether any potential player moves would be geared toward strengthening the current roster or replenishing the farm system.

Lopresti: Fans spoke, now they will pay
        Brother, can you spare a dime?

Astros 7, Reds 5 (10)
        The scouts are swarming and the standings are tightening, making the season increasingly compelling for the Reds.
Box, runs

Reds notebook
        Though Barry Larkin finally was free to concentrate on baseball Monday, summoning the energy to do so required more than the usual effort.

Wilson hopes for more sacks in return to 'natural position'
        GEORGETOWN, Ky — Reinard Wilson, the 14th player taken in the 1997 draft, is the first person to say he hasn't fulfilled his potential.

Punting job is Costello's to lose
        GEORGETOWN, Ky. — Punter Brad Costello is off to a good start in training camp, rebounding from a five-game season in which he averaged 33.8 yards a punt.

Spotlight on: Right DTs

        Tom Barndt. The five-year pro from Mentor, Ohio, and the University of Pittsburgh was signed as a free agent from Kansas City.

Training camp visitors guide

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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.

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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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