The Cincinnati Enquirer
Wednesday, August 16, 2000 -- Volume 5, No. 228
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The Reds went to Milwaukee full of hope. Then their bats went dead. The result: two straight one-run losses. The Reds are now 5 1/2 games behind the Cards with the clock ticking fast.
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Sports Headlines for  Wednesday, August 16, 2000

Sellout unlikely for PBS opener
        The first game in Paul Brown Stadium probably will not be sold out or on live local TV.

Stadium design inspires praise, doubts
        After 28 months of construction, local architects are weighing in on the $453.2 million, 65,600-seat Paul Brown Stadium. Opinions differ on the details, but the consensus is generally favorable.
Firm has created leading sports buildings

Scott visit lifts Bengals' spirits
        TV timeout! TV timeout!” Bengals coach Bruce Coslet was yelling, smiling, and driving a special passenger onto the Georgetown College practice field here Tuesday. It was Darnay Scott, himself smiling and yelling, “Hey hey!”

Myers leaving Bengals
        Greg Myers, who lost his job as the Bengals free safety last year, is negotiating an injury settlement with the team.

Spotlight on: Strong safeties
        This is one in a series of looks at the Bengals by position.

Griffey surprised about fuss
        Ken Griffey Jr. seemed surprised that his comments to foxsports.com, published Monday, had much of an impact. “I've been saying the same thing since April,” he said. “It's a national story because it's got my name on it. It's nothing new.”

Sexton makes 1st start for Reds
        The fact that Chris Sexton was in the starting lineup Tuesday did not keep him from going out on the field early and getting in some extra work.

Slumping Stynes gets rest
        Chris Stynes had started every game at third base since Aaron Boone was injured July 5.

Wales just misses Olympics
        A quick summary of area swimmers and their status for the Sydney Olympics: Dod Wales is out, but Nate Dusing and Erin Phenix are in.

Swim Trials Notebook
        Olympic rhetoric trumps up notions of the spirit of sport and international goodwill, but Olympic reality is as much about dollars and entertainment value as any other major sports undertaking.

Cincinnati high school sports results

N.Ky. high school results

S P E C I A L S
Stadium almost wasn't
Battles over money, location and power threatened to send the Bengals to another city. Yet, each time, someone found a way out.

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Can Bengals, Scott recover?
Darnay Scott's season-ending broken leg left his teammates in shock and his career as a speedy wide receiver in jeopardy.

Huggins turns down Clippers
Explaining he wants “to finish what I started,” UC coach Bob Huggins said Monday night he rejected an offer to become head coach of the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers.
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Hall of Fame Special
Four Reds legends went into the Baseball Hall of Fame July 23, making it one of the sweetest days in the rich history of baseball's first professional team. Check our special coverage.

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.
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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

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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