SPORTS NEWS FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 2002|
Rangers 8, Reds 2
ARLINGTON, Texas Reds manager Bob Boone was talking the other day about how it seemed destiny might be on his team's side. It sure didn't seem like that Monday night.
Reds box, runs
| Sollmann, Irish advance to World Series|
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Freshman right-hander Chris Niesel allowed one run in eight innings and St. Xavier grad Steve Sollmann drove in two runs as Notre Dame beat top-seeded Florida State 3-1 Monday to reach the College World Series for the first time in 45 years.
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Kearns' aim: Settle down|
ARLINGTON, Texas Austin Kearns is trying to get back to the way he played when he started in the big leagues nine weeks ago.
Astros 4, Cubs 2
HOUSTON It's been a while since Wade Miller felt this good. Sept. 7, to be exact the last time he won a game.
NEW YORK Shane Spencer hit a two-out grand slam in the eighth inning no, not against Byung-Hyun Kim and the New York Yankees rallied past the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-5 Monday night in a rematch of last year's World Series teams.
Notes from Monday's games
Congress plans look at steroids
WASHINGTON Congress is going to look into steroid use in baseball, following the recent disclosure that two former league MVPs used the muscle-building drugs.
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 10, Louisville 8
LOUISVILLE, Ky. P.J. Forbes hit a three-run triple in the eighth inning Monday night to lead the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons to a 10-8 International League win over the Louisville Bats.
XU's Waugh preseason honorable mention
Xavier senior Amy Waugh has been named an honorable mention All-American for the www.womenscollegehoops.com preseason All-America teams. The Web site named three five-person All-America teams and 12 honorable mentions for the 2002-03 season.
Lakers' Jackson could make history
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. Phil Jackson decided it was time for a change, so he quit as coach of the Albany Patroons in hopes of going to graduate school.
Nets on verge of being swept
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. Being swept by Shaquille O'Neal, Kobe Bryant and the rest of the two-time defending champion Los Angeles Lakers is something the New Jersey Nets can handle.
Tiger's practice round like a rock concert
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. Last month as Tiger Woods began to focus on the U.S. Open, he was asked whether he enjoyed playing in New York.
U.S. Open golfers find public venue no picnic
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. Some U.S. Golf Association officials hinted at record scoring in the U.S. Open, to be played for the first time on a public course with relatively flat greens.
Red Wings 3, Hurricanes 0
RALEIGH, N.C. The Detroit Red Wings were convinced a year ago that all they needed to reclaim the Stanley Cup was the goalie who could never seem to win it.
Stanley Cup Notebook
RALEIGH, N.C. Jiri Fischer came out of Monday night's game with an assist. Tommy Westlund got five stitches.
Holmes to fight Butterbean
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Former heavyweight champion Larry Holmes, 53, will come out of retirement to fight Eric Butterbean Esch on July 27 in Norfolk, Va. It will be the first fight for Holmes since he registered a technical knockout of Mike Weaver in November 2000.
Tennis: Team Williams ranked 1-2
French Open finalists Venus and Serena Williams earned the two spots in the world women's tennis rankings Monday, becoming the first 1-2 siblings.
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