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Pirates 10, Reds 5
        The Reds slipped closer to the cellar after rookie Lance Davis allowed seven runs on eight hits in 1 2/3 innings.

Sampras will play here
                Pete Sampras' loss at Wimbledon Monday meant an early start for his summer vacation. But Sampras will return for the Tennis Masters Series Cincinnati event Aug. 6-12.

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        Follow the world's most prestigious tennis tournament with news, photos and more from Associated Press.

TODAY'S SPORTS HEADLINES

Sports Headlines for  Tuesday, July 03, 2001

Casey figures to be lone Reds' All-Star
        First baseman Sean Casey is likely to be the Reds' only All-Star after none was elected to the starting lineup by fans.

Mariners top All-Star starters
        NEW YORK — Four hometown Mariners and former Seattle star Alex Rodriquez were among the starters elected by fans Monday for the All-Star game next week at Seattle's Safeco Field.
Final NL voting | Final AL voting

Reds have room for Dunn
        The Reds have always said they won't bring up Adam Dunn until they have a place to play him. How about this: With Barry Larkin on the disabled list, play Aaron Boone at shortstop or second base, play Dmitri Young at third base and Dunn in left field.

Reds see Reyes of hope
        Dennys Reyes threw another simulated session Monday. Afterward, he was optioned to Louisville for a rehab assignment. He'll start for the RiverBats against Ottawa in Louisville on Friday.

Pirates look good compared to Reds
        Jason Schmidt can't figure out why it takes him an inning to get going. At least Pittsburgh's slow-to-start starter was fortunate Monday night. By the time he got going, his counterpart was already gone.

Beginning of end for Sampras?
        The end came with a hard forehand down the line, a winning shot from a fearless Swiss teen-ager who was 11 years old when Pete Sampras first took over Wimbledon.

Teen leads women's stroke play
        Mary Ann Plunkett, 17, from Hyde Park Country Club, shot 3-over-par 75 for the low round Monday of the two-day Greater Cincinnati Golf Association's fourth annual Women's Stroke Play Championship at O'Bannon Creek Golf Club.
Today's pairings, Monday's results

Parker's season may not be lost
        LEXINGTON — University of Kentucky forward Jason Parker could still play basketball this season despite months of work to rehabilitate a surgically-repaired knee, doctors said Monday.

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Bad ownership Reds' downfall
        Our columnists blame owner Carl Lindner for the Reds' downfall. Tim Sullivan says Barry Larkin's $27M deal was the worst blunder in Reds history, and Paul Daugherty says payroll contraints have turned the Reds into a circus sideshow.
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