SPORTS NEWS FOR TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2002
Adam Dunn, All-Star
        Adam Dunn is still in search of a great Mexican restaurant and a 10-pound bass. Other than that, the 6-foot-6, 250-pound Texan is getting along just fine in Cincinnati.
Adam Dunn wallpaper for your computer

Dunn gets All-Star treatment
        MILWAUKEE — Adam Dunn, welcome to the big time. In baseball, one of the first doses of the big time comes in the form of player interview sessions on All-Star eve.

Trade from Cincinnati helped Konerko
        MILWAUKEE — Paul Konerko understands why the Reds did what they did. “If I were the general manager, I would have done the same thing,” Konerko said.
Issues, not game, take center stage
Players don't set strike date - yet
Sammy runs out of steam
All-Star lineups announced

Westbrook in stripes; Scott not?
        Today will be Michael Westbrook's first day as a Bengal. It almost certainly will be Darnay Scott's last. The Bengals' changing of the guard at wide receiver should be complete by the end of the business day.
Browns, Sanders agree to four-year contract

Deafness no excuse for OSU's Hall
        COLUMBUS — Unlike many golfers who complain about screaming jets, chirping birds and coughing fans, Kevin Hall is oblivious to such distractions.

Sports events this week
        A schedule of area sporting events for the next seven days.

ATP TENNIS
For Chang, time to shine is now
        Michael Chang won the Tennis Masters Series event in Cincinnati twice and played in four straight finals from 1993-96. He has won more matches in the tournament (39) than any active player.

Hewitt heads ATP event field
        No one is missing from the list of top players who have committed to the 2002 Western & Southern Financial Group Masters at the ATP Tennis Center in Mason.

GOLF
Sam English, Ky.'s 'Mr. Tennis,' dies at 68
        LOUISVILLE — Sam English, known in Kentucky for his decades of work to promote tennis and develop the sport, died Sunday at a Louisville hospital. He was 68.

Ward's new putter stars in No. Ky. Amateur
        INDEPENDENCE — Mike Ward said some golfers have teased him about his new putter. Those same people might be long-putter believers after Ward's qualifying round at the Northern Kentucky Men's Amateur Championship.

ALSO IN SPORTS
AHL mandates teams install safety netting
        AHL president/CEO David Andrews mandated that the league's 28 clubs install netting above the glass that borders the corners and end zones of their arenas.

Armstrong falls to 4th while taking easy ride
        SAARBRUECKEN, Germany — Lance Armstrong enjoyed a relaxed ride in Monday's stage of the Tour de France, while some struggled to get to the finish.

No. 3 pick Dunleavy signs 3-year deal with Warriors
        OAKLAND, Calif. — Mike Dunleavy, the third overall pick in the NBA draft, signed with the Golden State Warriors on Monday.

SUNDAY SPOTLIGHT
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.
Midseason report
Reds Q&A

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.

SPECIAL COVERAGE
The Kid
Splendid Splinter dead at age 83
Ted Williams, Beantown's ever cranky but much beloved “Splendid Splinter” and baseball's last .400 hitter, passed away at the age of 83.
Special online memorial section

Cinergy Field: Kiss it goodbye
        Opening Day marked the beginning of the end for the stadium on the riverfront. Our special section takes you back to the special moments of the past 32 years and lets you vote for your favorite highlight.
Vote for your favorite moment in the ballpark

Where high school stars are going to college
Kentucky Speedway coverage