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SPORTS NEWS FOR FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2003
Boone sends Yanks to Series
Former Red Aaron Boone, benched for Game 7 because he had been hitting just .161 in the postseason, homered in the 11th inning to give the Yankees a 6-5 victory over the Red Sox.
Boone goes from goat to hero
ALCS box and runs
Rivera is ALCS MVP
Martinez can't deliver clincher for Red Sox

Lewises share more than name
Ray Lewis is one of Marvin Lewis' favorite players, and it's not just because of how the Ravens linebacker can control a game.
DAUGHERTY: Angry CD music to Bengals' ears
Bengals sign Walter, waive Hamilton
Fantasy Football Column

Kentucky Basketball Preview
The 2002-03 Kentucky basketball season will go down as the year Tubby Smith won back his fickle fan base.

Prep football fever
Click here for a complete preview of tonight's games in our area.
Upcoming games

Golfer leaves boys with envy
Middletown's Carling Coffing has the best prep stroke average in the city - and that's for boys and girls. She goes for her second state title this weekend.
Local athletes set for state tourneys

Sports on TV-Radio
Plan your viewing day with our schedule of sports on local TV and radio.

BENGALS
DAUGHERTY: Angry CD music to Bengals' ears
You never really know about Corey Dillon, who likes the media as much as torn knee ligaments. As a rule, Dillon doesn't talk unless he's complaining about something or Marvin Lewis makes him.


Bengals sign Walter, waive Hamilton
The Bengals on Thursday signed rookie wide receiver Kevin Walter to a three-year contract and waived rookie wide receiver Lawrence Hamilton.
Fantasy Football Column
It's time to empty the Inbox and answer some of your most pressing fantasy football questions, ranging from something my fantasy league knows all too well - controversy - to an update on the running back situation in Minnesota.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL
UC opens doors to recruits
Vincent Banks and Emmanuel Willis will attend Midnight Madness tonight.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL
Fantasy players drool at Symons
B.J. Symons has been worth the wait. It took until Symons' fifth year for him to win the job at Texas Tech, and he has been brilliant enough for CollegeFootballNews.com to name him its midseason national player of the year.


'Cane regaining game after cancer scare
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - As Brandon Sebald jogged off the field after Miami scored against Boston College last month, teammates and coaches patted him on the helmet and shoulder pads. Family and friends stood cheering from the stands at Alumni Stadium.

OHIO HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
Colerain swarms to success
Every week, the Colerain football offense gets all the attention. But the Colerain defense also ranks among the city's best, allowing just over 10 points per game.
Top Ohio Games At A Glance
Our Ohio picks
Playoff outlook: Moeller, Princeton make bids
More Player of the Year candidates
Top 10 outlook

KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
Resurgent Boone faces Dixie
Three weeks ago, Boone County was 1-3. Now, after a few tweaks and three straight wins, the Rebels face another big test tonight at Dixie Heights (5-2).
Top Ky. Games At A Glance
Ex-Bengal will take over Holy Cross varsity

OTHER HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
Soccer Tournament Highlights
Alex Armstrong's penalty kick in overtime sent Anderson to a 4-3 upset of McAuley in a Division I girls sectional tournament game Thursday night.
Meyer's power sparks MND
Notre Dame pulls out win over St. Henry

NBA
Experts anticipate trial for Bryant
DENVER - Kobe Bryant probably will be ordered to stand trial for rape, but it remains to be seen if prosecutors have enough evidence to convict him, many legal experts said.


SUNDAY SPOTLIGHT   (Index of last Sunday's sports stories)
As good as it gets
Columnist Paul Daugherty writes: I have to find a place for the picture. There is so much else to do: the training rides, the proper nutrition, Advil for a barking knee. What you learn at age 46, when you are attempting to ride a bicycle for 108 miles, is that you aren't 26. Pain is a much bigger part of your life.


Palmer's time remains a mystery
Jon Kitna knows the day will come when Carson Palmer replaces him as the Bengals' starting quarterback.

Buying into fantasy football
BUSINESS: With more than 13 million people playing the game of fantasy football, businesses are looking to cash in on this growing phenomenon.

The readers speak
One week ago today, this page asked you to log onto Cincinnati.com and vote on a list of dramatic finishes involving local teams. We also encouraged you to nominate your favorites.
Enquirer Page Two power rankings


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