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SPORTS NEWS FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2003
Henry, Dillon likely to sit
In Cincinnati, Corey Dillon watched practice while Rudi Johnson was moved to the top of the Bengals' depth chart at tailback.
Notebook: Spikes speaks about his decision to leave
Jaguars' Brunell says he's healthy, ready to go

Smoltz blows it, then wins it
John Smoltz blew the save and got the win - good enough to keep the Atlanta Braves from the brink of another postseason meltdown.
Florida rallies, steals momentum
Minnesota causing New York to flash back to '02
Notebook: Hampton sets division mark with 6 straight K's
Athletics 5, Red Sox 4, 12 innings

Flying Pig set for new course
The Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon will announce today a new director and a new direction.

Miami finds success in recruiting twins
Miami's Shane Montgomery is nothing if not efficient - he managed to recruit two starters out of the same house.

Upstart programs aim for the top
In the high school football preseason, Jacobs (5-1) and Shroder (5-1) scrambled just to field teams and find coaching headphones. Now, each is talking about winning a state championship.
• Today: Join our online chat with St. Xavier linebacker Brad Scheidt and defensive coordinator Steve Sprecht at noon Thursday at Cincinnati.com.
Drees has the skills and the smarts
Soccer honor rolls | Results | Schedules

Prep football fever
Hughes, Colerain, Danville, Elder and Anderson were among Friday night's winners. See our in-depth prep football coverage and photo galleries at Cincinnati.com.
Predict the winners'Call An Audible'

Sports today on TV, radio
Plan your viewing day with our schedule of sports on local TV and radio.
Enquirer Page Two power rankings
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
Losses cloud BCS picture
Winnow the minnows . . . and a few whales.
Hawk proving to be Buckeyes' latest LB star
COLUMBUS - Even Chris Spielman heard the talk about A.J. Hawk being "the next Spielman."
Underwood could be out rest of season
E.J. Underwood, an Ohio State backup cornerback from Hamilton High, could miss the rest of the season because of a cut he suffered on his right thumb Friday.
WOMEN'S WORLD CUP
Wambach's goal all U.S. needed
FOXBORO, Mass. - The United States heads west for the Women's World Cup semifinals after a 1-0 victory over archrival Norway on Wednesday night in a rough, often ragged game.
OTHER SPORTS
Ex-Bearcat Johnson signs with Suns
PHOENIX - The Phoenix Suns signed free agent guard DerMarr Johnson on Wednesday.
SUNDAY SPOTLIGHT   (Index of last Sunday's sports stories)
New ballpark delivers more hits than misses
Never mind the losing season on the field. Hundreds of thousands of people came to Great American Ball Park in its opening year anyway. They stomped the concourses and ate the sausages, and in the end, proclaimed Great American a fine place to enjoy Cincinnati Reds baseball.
Reds Hall of Fame, and more, to come
Results from our online ballpark survey
Fan comments from our online ballpark survey
Enquirer editorial: The Reds factor
Lowest stat of all was attendance


SPECIAL COVERAGE
Walk among baseball history
Johnny Bench tags 'Baseball As America,' an exhibit at the Cincinnati Museum Center, as a way to rekindle love for the national pastime.
Bats Incredible! special section

Salute to prep champions
Greater Cincinnati high school sports teams captured 13 Ohio state titles and numerous individual championships over the last year. The Cincinnati Enquirer honors those athletes with a special "Salute to Champions."

Flying Pig Marathon coverage, searchable results database
Local golf news and course guide
Where high school stars are going to college
Explore Great American Ball Park
Implosion bids goodbye to Cinergy
Bengals pin hopes on Lewis
Buckeyes national champs
Kentucky Speedway coverage