The Cincinnati Enquirer
Wednesday, September 6, 2000 -- Volume 5, No. 249
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JACKSON COMMITS TO XU
Keith Jackson is staying home for his college basketball career. The Purcell Marian senior said Tuesday that he has orally committed to attend Xavier.

METS 3, REDS 2
Todd Zeile's one-out home run in the 10th snapped a 2-2 tie and the Mets' four-game losing streak, enabling them to remain one game behind first-place Atlanta in the National League East.

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Sports Headlines for  Wednesday, September 06, 2000

Bearcats gear up for Syracuse
        The Bearcats aren't saying as much, but they have to be licking their chops at the thought of what could be if University of Cincinnati quarterback Deontey Kenner finds his groove by Saturday.

Surgery likely to end Larkin's season

        Shortstop Barry Larkin's season appeared over Tuesday as the Reds announced he will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Friday to clean out cartilage fragments.

Construction to cause changes to Cinergy Field
        The dismantled outfield seating won't be all that looks different at Cinergy Field next year.

Reds notebook
        The Reds added another pair of players from Triple-A Louisville — first baseman-outfielder Brooks Kieschnick and right-hander Keith Glauber.

Third season may be charm for LBs
        The best trio of NFL linebackers resides in Baltimore.

Bad day for No. 1 teams
        The No.1 boys and girls golf teams and the No.1 boys soccer team in The Enquirer's preseason polls were upset Tuesday.

Cincinnati high school results

N. Ky high school results

S P E C I A L S
Saturday's college football games
Miami 33, Vanderbilt 30
Louisville 40, Kentucky 34
Ohio State 43, Fresno State 10
Thomas More 17, Anderson 10
Muskingum 42, Mount St. Joseph's 14

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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