SPORTS NEWS FOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2004
Shootout just another game
Tuesday night's Crosstown Shootout will be the 15th for UC basketball coach Bob Huggins, giving him the distinction of being the head coach in more Shootouts than any other coach in the history of the series, which began in 1927-28.
Two seasons later, treatment at Xavier aggravates Huggins
Late date for game is courtesy of ESPN
UC won't miss Xavier's dominating West
Playing time has Whaley upset

Cyber Shootout: And the winner is ...
Still, two or three times a month, Lenny Brown is asked about it. Of the 1,885 points he scored at Xavier, those two will define him.
Rivals stumble into the Shootout

Patriots win thriller
For the second time in three years, New England's Adam Vinatieri kicked a game-winning field goal to give the Patriots a Super Bowl title.
Daugherty: It was, simply, Montana-like
More Super Bowl coverage


Reds close to naming reliever for Joe
In his 60th year with the Reds, Joe Nuxhall will broadcast 80 or so games on 700 WLW this season before retiring. His successor is expected to take over full time in 2005. The Reds, who could make a decision as early as this week, are considering six candidates. In this web exclusive, we've got MP3 clips of all six you can listen to. Vote for your favorite!

'Good Sports' is coming
Your neighbor just got back from a national tennis tournament where she finished second. Your co-worker won his age division in the Chicago Marathon. You coached your daughter's AAU soccer team to the national age-group final. We want to hear community success stories.

Sports today on TV, radio
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Sports digest

COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Miami, Ohio pick up fresh rivalry
Anybody who doubted the intensity of the Miami-Ohio rivalry only has to look at last year's three-game series for confirmation.


Top 25 roundup: Gomes great, but not great enough
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Seton Hall decided not to double team Providence's Ryan Gomes, and see if anybody else could beat them one-on-one.

Women: Musketeers avenge earlier A-10 defeat
The Xavier women's basketball team continued its climb out of the Atlantic 10 cellar Sunday afternoon at Cintas Center.

SUPER BOWL XXXVIII
Panthers' Proehl was so close, again
HOUSTON - Oh no, not again. For the second time in three years, Ricky Proehl made a dramatic, late tying touchdown catch in the Super Bowl.


Vinatieri borrows one of his own lines
HOUSTON - With a chance to put ahead the Patriots early, Adam Vinatieri missed - not once, but twice. With a chance to put them in control late, Tom Brady threw his worst pass of the playoffs.
Super Bowl stats

Halftime display has CBS red-faced
NEW YORK - CBS apologized on Sunday for an unexpectedly R-rated end to its Super Bowl halftime show, when singer Justin Timberlake tore off part of Janet Jackson's top, exposing her breast.

Fans patiently accept security
HOUSTON - Fans patiently moved through the extremely tight security outside Reliant Stadium in the hours leading up to the Super Bowl.


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