SPORTS NEWS FOR TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2002|
Pirates 1, Reds 0|
PITTSBURGH Elmer Dessens was so unaccustomed to having baserunners Monday that when the Pittsburgh Pirates put a runner in scoring position, Dessens was discombobulated.
Local Derby hopeful scratched by injury|
It's a fragile thing, finding a horse that can win the Kentucky Derby for you. Jerry Bach thought he had one, but the dream died when he answered the phone Monday in his Mount Adams office.
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UC image takes another bottle to the head|
Why, after 13 winning seasons, is Bob Huggins' national image as closely aligned with sins as with wins?
UC looks for Little replacement
Kareem Johnson, a 6-foot-8, 260-pound center from Chipola Junior College in Marianna, Fla., is scheduled to make an official recruiting visit to the University of Cincinnati this weekend.
UC recruit passes eligiblity test
Eric Hicks, one of the University of Cincinnati's much-anticipated basketball recruits, has achieved the necessary standardized college test score to be eligible as a freshman next fall.
Jeffries leaving Indiana for NBA
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. Jared Jeffries hoped he would get an opportunity to one day play in the NBA. On Monday, he made certain he'd get that chance.
Mateo will get chance while Griffey's out
PITTSBURGH The Reds figure they can't replace Ken Griffey Jr. with one player, so they won't try. What the Reds will try to do is spread the burden around.
Reds Notebook: Larkin should be back Wednesday
PITTSBURGH The Reds lineup for Monday's game with the Pittsburgh Pirates looked a lot like a 2001 lineup: No Ken Griffey Jr., no Barry Larkin.
Pirates on best start since 1983
PITTSBURGH The Pittsburgh Pirates don't resemble the team that lost 100 games last season, one that hasn't had a winning record in 10 years. That's what they were hoping.
Local jockey riding Oaks favorite
A dominating victory in Saturday's Grade I Ashland Stakes at Keeneland probably made Select Stable's Take Charge Lady the favorite in the May 3 Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs.
Monday prep highlights
The Ross softball team ended Little Miami pitcher Lauren Cook's streak of three consecutive no-hitters.
UC's bad reputation gets worse|
Enquirer columnist Tim Sullivan says: Donald Little is neither the rule nor the exception. He is neither typical of University of Cincinnati basketball nor completely out of its controversial character.
| Ball in the family |
Cincinnati's Kerri Wachtel is the No. 2-ranked women's racquetball player in the world. The No. 35 player had something to do with that.
Red-letter day for fans, Reds |
On a day of nostalgia for the not-so-ancient ghosts of the concrete bowl known as Riverfront Stadium and Cinergy Field, and a day when all you had to do was look over the outfield wall to peer into the Reds' future, 41,913 Reds fans gloried in a ninth-innning 5-4 win over the Chicago Cubs.
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The Game Celebration People Stadium Parade
Where high school stars are going to college
Tristate golf guide
Kentucky Speedway coverage Auto racing coverage
Tennis Masters Series Cincinnati
Flying Pig Marathon, including searchable results