The Cincinnati Enquirer
Wednesday, August 30, 2000 -- Volume 5, No. 242
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SPEEDWAY LANDS BUSCH RACE
The NASCAR Busch Series has scheduled a stop at the Kentucky Speedway in 2001.

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Cincinnati overcame a 2-0 deficit Tuesday night and held on for a 4-2 victory, claiming its third consecutive victory over the Braves.
Complete Reds coverage at Cincinnati.com/reds

DILLON SAYS INCIDENT AN ACCIDENT
Corey Dillon told his side of his domestic violence arrest Tuesday morning to Bengals owner Mike Brown, and Brown said later the incident appears to be overblown.
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Reds notebook: Graves' outings to get shorter
        ATLANTA — Though the Reds have thrived for two seasons with their make-it-up-as-we-go-along bullpen approach, manager Jack McKeon said Tuesday he's going to follow traditional methods more frequently by using Danny Graves for a single inning.

Bengals notebook: New players Farmer, Carter add size and versatility
        Just as practice ended Tuesday, the two newest Bengals — safety Chris Carter and receiver Danny Farmer — walked out to the team's riverfront practice fields.

SULLIVAN: Corey Dillon
        Corey Dillon can run, but he can't hide. He can continue trampling would-be tacklers, piling up the yards, moving the chains, aerating the end zones with his churning cleats, but he can never out-run his reputation.

Today's college football preview: UC
        The University of Cincinnati Bearcats figure to put on another offensive football show this year. The key will be whether they can turn yards into points — and points into victories.

Freshman scores 4 goals in UC romp
        In a game full of Cincinnati high school alums, freshman Kimberly Jedlo of Mokena, Ill., dominated the soccer version of the Crosstown Shootout.

High schools highlights
        The Notre Dame Pandas, ranked No.1 in The Enquirer's Northern Kentucky preseason volleyball poll, delivered a strong message to future opponents Tuesday.
N. Ky results | Cincinnati results

S P E C I A L S
IRL PUTS ON A GREAT SHOW
The Indy Racing League was an instant smash at Kentucky Speedway, with a big wreck on the second lap. There were surprise leaders and thrilling duels but also a predictable finish.

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Get the rundown on your favorite team - and all 95 teams in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky - at Enquirer.com/prepfootball.

Ky. Speedway sets pace
Kentucky Speedway has been setting attendance records in its first season and has a chance to establish an Indy Racing League milestone this weekend at the Bluegrass State's first Indy car race.

Griffey, Brennaman clash
Marty Brennaman and Ken Griffey Jr. had a blowup in the clubhouse, with Griffey taking offense at the broadcaster's criticism and Brennaman responding, "I was here before you and I'll be here after you."

Tristate sending 11 to Sydney
Dante Craig has 24 more nights to dream his golden dreams. Then it gets real for all 11 athletes with Cincinnati ties who are going to the Olympics.

Two gymnasts make Olympics
Morgan White won a berth on the six-member U.S. teams following the trials in Boston last weekend. Alyssa Beckerman will go as an alternate.

Opening night in photos
Check out a gallery of photos from Saturday night's first game at Paul Brown Stadium.
Complete Bengals coverage at Cincinnati.com/bengals

Stadium opens with bang
With a blast of fireworks and a jet-fighter flyby, Paul Brown Stadium, for years a political football and a symbol of riverfront revitalization, fulfilled its true purpose Saturday.

'Pretty sweet deal'
The Bengals have one of the most generous stadium leases in the NFL, an Enquirer analysis shows.

Thanks, come again
So many people came to the stadium open house - upwards of 100,000 - that Bengals and county officials are planning another.

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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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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