The Cincinnati Enquirer
Monday, September 4, 2000 -- Volume 5, No. 247
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. TICKET OUT OF TROUBLE
Deontey Kenner wanted to get out of the poverty and trouble of Hopkinsville, Ky., and he knew football was his best way out.

'LIVE, FROM CINCINNATI, IT'S...'
UC and Army will have the national TV grid audience pretty much all to themselves when they kickoff at 4:30 p.m. today.

img PREP FOOTBALL REPORT
Moeller crushed Ohio's No. 2-rated team Saturday night. Get the scores and highlights from this weekend's games in Cincinnati and N.Ky.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL PREVIEWS
Get the lowdown on UC, Miami, Ohio State, Kentucky, Thomas More and Mount St. Joseph with stories, schedules, scouting reports and conference previews.
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Sports Headlines for  Monday, September 04, 2000

Reds 8, Expos 1
        Could Alex Ochoa, who drove in three runs Sunday, become the full-time right fielder in 2001?

Results of our Reds poll
        We got 232 responses to the question: Who would you vote for as Reds' Most Valuable Player this season?

Will Reds like Parris in 2001?
        Steve Parris had a fifth straight fine start Sunday, running his record to 5-0 in that stretch with only six earned runs allowed (33 2/3 innings). It makes one wonder what might have been. And could be again.

Mets-Reds Scouting Report
        Records: Cincinnati Reds (69-67, second place NL Central) vs. New York Mets (79-57, second place NL East).

Browns are Barndt's enemy now
        Bengals defensive tackle Tom Barndt grew up near Cleveland and was a huge Browns fan as a kid.

Brunell, Jags boot Browns
        CLEVELAND — The Jacksonville Jaguars didn't look old, injured or much different from last year's 14-2 team. And again, Mark Brunell was the reason.

UK suspends Camara after DUI arrest
        LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky junior forward Jules Camara has been suspended from the team following his arrest on DUI charges, the school announced Sunday.

Mott trainee 3-1 favorite in RD Cradle
        Mongoose, trained by Hall of Famer Bill Mott of Cigar fame, is the early 3-to-1 favorite in the $200,000 Miller Genuine Draft Cradle Stakes for 2-year-olds on closing day today at River Downs.

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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img UC stars dominate NBA draft
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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