SPORTS NEWS FOR SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2002|
Bengals Q & A
Darnay Scott will make $3.2 million this season. Some fans are wondering if that money could not be spent better elsewhere.
| CRC has plenty to keep you busy|
On May 26, 1926, Cincinnati City Council passed an ordinance to create a public recreation commission, and in early January of 1927 the Cincinnati Recreation Commission launched its first programs.
| Unique way to give back|
Vince Spadea has had good feelings about Cincinnati since he first played and won a Challenger tennis event here in 1994. No matter how good or bad his results have been, people always treated him well.
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Reds box, runs|
How the runs scored in Saturday's game between the Braves and the Reds.
Draft: Reds struck gold in '98
The 1998 June draft already is shaping up as one of the best in Reds history.
Reds Q & A
The Jeff Shaw non-signing had the e-mailers back to their favorite offseason topic: Why don't the Reds spend more money?
Luke Perry said he had a choice of ballparks in which to re-enact Lou Gehrig's famous farewell speech for Baseball's Project A.L.S. ceremonies Saturday. Having grown up in Fredericktown, Ohio, a small town about 50 miles north of Columbus, the actor picked Cincinnati.
Castro fills the gap in depth of infield
The hole in the Reds' infield depth closed Saturday when Juan Castro was recalled from the disabled list. The utility infielder had not been on the club this year after straining his left hamstring in a March 29 spring training game.
Cinergy Countdown - July 25, 1974
Reds first baseman Tony Perez slammed a two-out, two-run homer off reliever Randy Moffitt to cap a five-run, ninth-inning rally to beat the Giants 14-13.
On the farm
The jury is still out on whom the Reds will take with the No. 3 overall pick in Tuesday's amateur draft.
Trivia question The Reds have the third pick in Tuesday's amateur draft, their second-highest choice ever. They had the No. 2 choice in 1983. Who did they select?
Toledo 8, Louisville 2
TOLEDO, Ohio Craig Wilson drove in three runs and Shane Loux gave up just six hits in a complete game as the Toledo Mud hens beat the Louisville Bats 8-2 Saturday in the International League.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. St. Xavier product Steve Sollmann set one NCAA Tournament record and three Notre Dame marks Saturday in the Irish's 25-1 victory over top-seeded South Alabama in the South Bend Regional baseball tournament.
CHICAGO The Houston Astros handed Mark Prior his first major league loss, roughing up the heralded rookie for three early home runs and beating the Chicago Cubs 7-3 Saturday.
NEW YORK Enrique Wilson, a late addition to the starting lineup for injured Alfonso Soriano, hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the sixth inning to lead the New York Yankees over the Boston Red Sox 10-2 Saturday.
Notes from Saturday's games
John Fay's MLB power rankings
QB Warner gives health thumbs up
ST. LOUIS Kurt Warner is still wearing a brace on his thumb, but he said Saturday the injury that hindered him during his MVP season is history.
Braves take state lacrosse championship
Indian Hill defeated Cleveland Western Reserve Academy 14-13 in sudden death to win the Division II state lacrosse championship Saturday in Columbus.
Doubles the fun for St. X
COLUMBUS Neil Sehgal hugged everyone in sight while doubles partner Andy Bartish accepted congratulations from a large contingent of St. Xavier supporters.
Comptons claim coveted title
COLUMBUS Mike Compton wore the smile of a champion.
Hanners riddles McNicholas
XENIA The McNicholas Rockets were eliminated from the postseason by something they couldn't even see a curveball.
Baseball pairings, results
Hamilton has return date at state
DAYTON All Hamilton senior Brandi Jones wanted was a hit.
Kenton Ridge 9, Waynesville 0
Waynesville's magical run ran right into Kenton Ridge pitcher Molli Binz's powerful arm Saturday in a regional final fast-pitch softball game at Wright State University.
Softball pairings, results
Ohio boys track and field
DAYTON Middletown's boys track team fell just short of capturing its second straight regional title, falling to Huber Heights Wayne 82-76 on Saturday. LaSalle finished third with 53 points, followed by Dayton Northmont and St.Xavier.
Ohio girls track and field
DAYTON Everything went right for the Turpin girls track team Saturday afternoon at Welcome Stadium. The Spartans easily won the Division I Southwest regional with 83 points.
Lawrence North claims second straight Indiana boys track championship
INDIANAPOLIS Top-ranked Lawrence North won three events and placed second in three others Saturday as it steamrolled to its second consecutive IHSAA Boys Track and Field championship.
Kentucky boys track
LEXINGTON Bishop Brossart boys track coach Brad Dunlevy wanted to talk about Saturday's Class A state meet, but he had some more important business.
Kentucky girls track
LEXINGTON The only question the Bishop Brossart girls track team left unanswered Saturday was when it would lose a Class A team title.
Kentucky state tennis
LEXINGTON There was no state singles title for Notre Dame Saturday, and no team title, either.
Crafty Italy coach ready for World Cup exam
SENDAI, Japan It's exam time, and Italy coach Giovanni Trapattoni, who has won just about everything in soccer except the World Cup, is ready.
Denmark 2, Uruguay 1
ULSAN, South Korea A victory over Uruguay wasn't enough to convince Denmark it is the favorite in Group A.
Germany 8, Saudi Arabia 0
SAPPORO, Japan Germany got the good start it wanted in the World Cup.
Ireland 1, Cameroon 1
NIIGATA, Japan Ireland overcame the loss of star Roy Keane, the ensuing turmoil and a sluggish start in its World Cup opener against Cameroon.
Senegal players still buzzed after upset
SEOUL, South Korea A day after beating heavily favored France, Senegal's players and coach still were basking in the glory.
Senegal upset buoys Americans
SEOUL, South Korea If this is going to be a World Cup of upsets, the United States wants in.
World Cup notebook
Fredrik Ljungberg was back in training Saturday and appeared ready to play in Sweden's World Cup opener against England.
World Cup TV schedule
Agassi rolls into fourth round in Paris
PARIS Legs churning, his white shirt flecked with clay, Andre Agassi grunted as he stretched to whip a forehand across his body on the 33rd stroke of a pivotal point that seemed destined to last until the sun set.
French Open notes
PARIS If Chelsea Clinton wants to avoid the limelight, front row at the French Open might not be the best place to do it.
D'Amico falls from mount in sixth race; horse euthanized
LOUISVILLE, Ky. Tony D'Amico suffered a fall from In the City during the sixth race Saturday at Churchill Downs and was taken to a hospital for examination.
McArdle wins $500,000 New Jersey Classic
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. McArdle took the lead with a sixteenth of a mile to go and won the $500,000 New Jersey Classic in a three-horse photo finish at the Meadowlands on Saturday.
O'Brien thinks the Nets will win NBA title
BOSTON Before delving into the details of how the New Jersey Nets went from the draft lottery to the finals in just one year, a few parting words from the coach who began his summer vacation Saturday.
Wild West series comes down to Game 7
SACRAMENTO, Calif. After two weeks of bad burgers, buzzer-beaters and brilliant basketball, the epic Western Conference finals will be decided in one game Sunday in front of the NBA's loudest fans.
Ky. Busch race draws NASCAR president
NASCAR President Mike Helton is scheduled to attend the Busch race at Kentucky Speedway on June 15, another big day in the track's bid for a 2003 Winston Cup date.
Green wants wins in Indy and Milwaukee
WEST ALLIS, Wis. Barry Green wants his trio of drivers to concentrate on winning Sunday's Miller Lite 250 while he remains focused on the disputed finish of the Indianapolis 500.
Kenseth loses No. 1 start because of blown engine
DOVER, Del. Matt Kenseth became a victim of one of NASCAR's newest rules when a blown engine sent him from the pole to the back of the field for Sunday's race at Dover International Speedway.
Norman falters; Burns, Estes share Kemper Open lead
POTOMAC, Md. The Shark strayed into the creek.
Holyfield beats Rahman in 8th round stoppage
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. Evander Holyfield is still every bit a warrior at age 39. He's also back in the heavyweight picture, with a little help from his hard head.
Hurricanes say they won't change for talented Red Wings
RALEIGH, N.C. There are no compromises with what has become known as The System for the Carolina Hurricanes even against a team with the star power of the Detroit Red Wings.
Saturday's NCAA baseball roundup
SOUTH BEND, Ind. Notre Dame freshman Grant Johnson threw a one-hitter and Steve Sollmann went 6-for-7 with seven RBIs and set an NCAA tournament record with six runs scored in the Irish's rout of top-seeded South Alabama on Saturday.
NCAA baseball regionals scores, schedule
Enquirer Page Two power rankings
Where high school stars are going to college
Kentucky Speedway coverage