SPORTS NEWS FOR MONDAY, JULY 8, 2002|
Brewers 7, Reds 4|
The Brewers knocked Joey Hamilton around, and the Reds go into the All Star break two games behind the division-leading St. Louis Cardinals.
26 Ohioans named Evans Scholars
The Evans Scholars Foundation has awarded 26 full tuition and housing scholarships to Ohio caddies for the 2002-03 academic year.
|Bearcats need point guard
When the 2002-03 college basketball season ends, the University of Cincinnati will have just one scholarship point guard on its roster incoming freshman Chadd Moore.
Brewers on a roll, Reds lag|
CINCINNATI With the worst record in the National League, a candid assessment of the Milwaukee Brewers seemed obvious. It's been a tough go all year for us, said manager Jerry Royster. But after beating the Cincinnati Reds 7-4 on Sunday, the Brewers were upbeat.
Casey's hard times at home continue
Sean Casey is having hard luck at the plate, even when he's there without a bat in hand.
It's been quite a year for Dunn
Adam Dunn was in the minors this time last year, dreaming of a call-up. Sunday night, the Reds outfielder boarded a plane to Milwaukee for the major league All-Star Game.
All-Star troubles brewing in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE These surely aren't the sweet sights and sounds Bud Selig wanted for his All-Star game.
Big Unit out of All-Star game
MILWAUKEE Randy Johnson became the latest ace to back out of the All-Star game, opting Sunday to prepare for the second half of the season instead of pitching for the National League.
Futures game: World 5, U.S. 1
MILWAUKEE Jose Reyes credits some of the lessons he learned from New York Mets shortstop Rey Ordonez for his minor league success.
Expos reportedly not done dealing
MILWAUKEE The surprising Montreal Expos, already having made one big deal, went into the All-Star break trying to close another trade to get outfielder Cliff Floyd and right-hander Ryan Dempster from the Florida Marlins.
Survey: Players favor steroid testing
McLEAN, Va. Seventy-nine percent of major league players would agree to independent testing for steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs, according to a survey by USA Today.
Columbus 2, Louisville 0
LOUISVILLE, KY Mike Thurman dominated on the mound and Billy McMillon hit an two-run home run as the Columbus Clippers beat the Louisville Bats 2-0 Sunday in an International League game.
ATLANTA Greg Maddux pitched seven scoreless innings and allowed just three hits as the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 2-0 Sunday.
NEW YORK Derek Jeter hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning to make sure Jeff Weaver won in his debut with New York as the Yankees rallied for a 10-6 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays.
· Notes from Sunday's games
Inkster's putter stops Sorenstam at Women's Open
HUTCHINSON, Kan. Juli Inkster whipped the U.S. Women's Open crowd into a frenzy at every turn Sunday, the cheers becoming louder with every crucial putt she made.
Kelly snags Western
Jerry Kelly grabbed the lead early and made a birdie anytime someone mounted a challenge, shooting a 7-under 65 to win the Western Open by two strokes.
Hewitt wins second Slam title
WIMBLEDON, England Lleyton Hewitt made certain this Wimbledon of upsets wouldn't end with one. The No.1-ranked player kept his temper in check, his strokes on the lines, and wasn't fazed by rain delays or a streaker's show.
Williams sisters win doubles title
WIMBLEDON, England A day after Serena beat Venus in the women's final at Wimbledon, the Williams sisters were back on Centre Court. This time, both were winners.
Streaker shakes things up at men's championship match
WIMBLEDON, England He danced and pranced on Centre Court, somersaulted over the net and bowed to the crowd.
The baseline is back
WIMBLEDON, England A fizzle in the drizzle. A Wimbledon final hackers could appreciate and only the most loyal fans could love.
Bertogliati captures early lead
LUXEMBOURG Lance Armstrong's bid for a fourth straight Tour de France title might be helped by his loss in the first stage.
TORONTO Cristiano da Matta led from start to finish Sunday in the Toronto Molson-Indy, matching the CART record of four consecutive victories and extending his series points lead.
It's the bottom on the ninth for church league
FRANKFORT, Ky. Betty Martin stepped to the pitcher's mound at the Bridgeport Ruritan Club ball field. Martin released the ball, the batter swung and missed, and umpire Barry Devers called strike.
Lone Star Sky stuns Posse at Churchill
LOUISVILLE Lone Star Sky, ridden by Mark Guidry, caught favorite Posse in the final furlong and won the Bashford Manor for 2-year-olds by 3 1/4 lengths on closing day of the Churchill Downs spring meeting.
Recker trying to make it as free agent
IOWA CITY, Iowa The beach can wait. Luke Recker's first concern is making the team.
Semipro football player dies of head injury
UTICA, N.Y. A semipro football player died after colliding with another player during a weekend New York Amateur Football League game.
A fast but tenuous start
The Reds have confounded baseball experts by staying in the National League Central race through the first half of the season. But all a good first half gives you is peace of mind over the All-Star break.
|Caught between a rock and a hard place
Enquirer adventurer Shannon Russell says: Just this week I stumbled upon a genealogical fact that you may find both chilling and shocking: I am in no way related to comic book superhero Spider-Man.
Where high school stars are going to college
Kentucky Speedway coverage