SPORTS NEWS FOR FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2004
Judge overturns rule limiting NFL eligibility
The decision Thursday by a New York federal judge that made Ohio State running back Maurice Clarett eligible for the NFL draft could change the face of football.
Injuries, age make first-round selection unlikely
Q&A with attorney Stan Chesley
Fitzgerald eligible
Judge's ruling is an empty victory

No hard feelings, Reds tell Reitsma
The Reds beat Chris Reitsma in their arbitration case Thursday in Phoenix.
The Reds' promotional days for the 2004 season

Friday girls games hit schools' wallets
The Friday night girls basketball experiment has drawn decidedly mixed reviews in Cincinnati this season, fueling debate on whether the switch has been worth it.
Prep sports section

Williams won't let one mistake ruin his season
Nick Williams is determined not to let one play at the end of one game affect what he does for the rest of the season.

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PREP SPORTS
Bulldogs' Wimzie, Camels' Bray share spotlight in big matchup
With out-of-town tournaments and off nights making up the bulk of Northern Kentucky's boys basketball schedule tonight, the girls take center stage.
Regional swimming starts up
It's shaping up to be the usual suspects again at this weekend's regional swimming and diving championships. Covington Catholic and Notre Dame, who have dominated the competition in recent years, are once again rounding into preseason form and are favored again.
Players of the Year
The Enquirer and WCPO-TV (Channel 9) will recognize the Tristate's top boys and girls basketball players for 2003-04 with Player of the Year awards.
For LaSalle, more than No. 1 ranking at stake
With four powerhouses sharing one league, the basketball team on top of the Greater Catholic League South moves from one big game to the next without respite, each one seemingly bigger than the last.
GCL meet to decide coaches' poll champ
The wrestling regular season concludes this weekend with league meets. The outcome of the meets, all held Saturday, will determine league champions and the final order of the coaches' poll.
St. X set to swim for title
St. Xavier begins its quest for a sixth consecutive Ohio boys swimming championship starting next week, when boys and girls sectional tournaments begin across the state.
Cougars stay perfect, clinch GGCL-Scarlet
A good measure of just how dominant Mount Notre Dame has been: Thursday's 64-50 victory over McAuley was the smallest margin of victory the Cougars have enjoyed this season.
Beckett's FTs lift Badin past McNick
Senior guard Caitlin Beckett made two foul shots with 2.5 seconds remaining to help the Badin girls basketball team upset McNicholas 49-48 Thursday at Badin.
COLLEGE SPORTS
No.5 Norse women fall
EVANSVILLE, Ind. - Jamie Truitt scored 23 points Thursday night as the University of Southern Indiana women's basketball team defeated Northern Kentucky University 93-66 at the PAC Arena.
No.1 Duke outlasts No.17 UNC in overtime
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Chris Duhon's reverse layup with 6.5 seconds left in overtime Thursday night gave top-ranked Duke an 83-81 victory over No. 17 North Carolina, the Blue Devils' 16th straight overall and fifth in six years at the Smith Center.
NBA
Iverson boosts Sixers past Lakers
PHILADELPHIA - After ripping his team for having no heart, Allen Iverson showed they still have a pulse.
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