SPORTS NEWS FOR MONDAY, APRIL 19, 2004
Wacky win at Wrigley
It was just your routine, 21-run, 30-hit, seven-homer, 10-inning baseball game.
Photo gallery from Sunday's Reds game
Krispy Kreme Kaper
Pena gets start, but Kearns still starter
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Bengals embracing yoga
At 6-foot-3, 297 pounds, Bengals defensive tackle John Thornton dwarfs his rubber yoga mat when he lies on his stomach and chest.
Photo gallery of a recent yoga session

Quite the catches available in draft
NFL DRAFT PREVIEW: With the promotion of strong-armed quarterback Carson Palmer, Bengals coach Marvin Lewis wants to throw the ball downfield more often than in 2003. Don't be surprised if they draft a wideout, despite their depth at the position.
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McNick wins Beast of the East title
McNicholas remained undefeated by defeating Glen Este 5-2 to capture the Beast of the East tournament Sunday at Midland Field.
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BASEBALL
Ripken: Address steroids
SEATTLE - Cal Ripken Jr. called the steroid controversy "a black cloud over baseball" but also considers it an opportunity for parents and youth coaches to talk to children about the dangers of drug use.


NL: Glanville homer winner for Phils
PHILADELPHIA - Doug Glanville homered leading off the ninth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies over the Montreal Expos 5-4 Sunday for a three-game sweep.

AL: Yankees get first win over Red Sox
BOSTON - The New York Yankees turned themselves around Sunday - except for Alex Rodriguez and Jose Contreras.

Louisville 7, Norfolk 3
LOUISVILLE - Steve Lomasney went 3-for-4 with four RBIs Sunday to lead Louisville to a 7-3 win over Norfolk in the International League.

NBA PLAYOFFS
Kings trey magnificent in 116-105 win over Mavs
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - After several tough practices and a few emotional speeches from their leaders, the Sacramento Kings opened the playoffs with a rush of energy - enough to outrun and outscore the Dallas Mavericks.

NHL PLAYOFFS
Sens stave off elimination with double-OT win
OTTAWA - Daniel Alfredsson delivered on the first part of his guarantee. Now he and the Ottawa Senators have a chance to fulfill their promise.


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