SPORTS NEWS FOR SUNDAY, JULY 11, 2004|
The Reds will be well-represented in the All-Star Game Tuesday night at Houston.
Kelly: Score it an All-Star error
The official explanation from Major League Baseball required an asterisk, two dashes and 68 words.
Fantasy: Time to pick midseason's standouts
With all the All-Star talk floating around this week and next, it's only natural to take a look back at the first half of 2004, position by position, and point out who has been the best so far.
Mariners designate Aurilia for assignment
CHICAGO - The slumping Seattle Mariners designated shortstop Rich Aurilia for assignment Saturday and activated Raul Ibanez from the 15-day disabled list.
NL: Cardinals win 8th consecutive game
ST. LOUIS - Jim Edmonds homered for the fourth straight game and Jeff Suppan worked six strong innings, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 5-2 on Saturday for their eighth consecutive victory.
AL: White Sox deal M's eighth loss in row
CHICAGO - Mark Buehrle pitched eight effective innings and Paul Konerko homered to lead the Chicago White Sox over the Seattle Mariners 3-2 Saturday night.
AAA: Clippers 1, Bats 0
LOUISVILLE - The Columbus Clippers used a leadoff triple, a sacrifice fly and stellar pitching to hold off the Louisville Bats 1-0 Saturday night in the International League.
Wolf, Kronauge in usual form
Of the 98 competitors in Saturday's first rounds of the 61st annual Thomas E. Price Cincinnati Metropolitan Championship at Lunken Playfield, Jeff Wolf was the only one wearing long sleeves, despite the muggy court conditions.
Perfect strike for all generations
A trim woman with sienna hair stood on the pitcher's mound recently, a place she had considered home until she was 22 years old. With an arm defying its 78 years, she drew back to launch the ceremonial pitch in a U-14 girls' game between Ohio Fastpitch Club Heat and Miami Valley Express.
What's up with that?
Quick chat with ... Excite owner Dave Galus
Cincinnati is now home to its eighth professional soccer franchise. The Cincinnati Excite, a men's indoor team, will be introduced Monday at the Tri-County Sportsplex. Although no previous team has lasted more than five years, owner Dave Galus thinks the area is ready for another try.
Koch: Top preps going pro not all bad for NCAA
The question was posed to Miami coach Charlie Coles: If you had had the chance to skip college and enter the NBA draft out of high school, would you have done it?
Agent: Shaq accepts trade
ORLANDO, Fla. - Shaquille O'Neal would be happy to be traded to the Miami Heat.
Hawks take chance on Martin
Atlanta is willing to wait for Kenyon Martin.