SPORTS NEWS FOR SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2004
Bengals can't give up ground
The Bengals have defeated Baltimore just once in six games with Jamal Lewis at running back for the Ravens.
Ravens-Bengals: The Edge
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Lewis' influence reaches beyond football field
Marvin Lewis' positive effect on Cincinnati extends beyond his job as Bengals head coach.
Lewis, Bengals take leading role

Bearcats victorious in C-USA opener
It was a one-two punch that East Carolina was helpless to stop, first Richard Hall and then Butler Benton and then Hall again chewing up the fourth quarter.
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Wilson wins 10th
On the 11th try, Paul Wilson got No. 10. Wilson pitched seven innings of one-run ball in the Reds' 7-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates Saturday night before a crowd of 26,500 at PNC Park.
Shortstop Larkin: 'I know I can play'
Fay: It's close, but Casey's MVP
Miley: No more off days for Dunn
Photos from Monday's gala
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'Hu$tle' reunites former Rose friends
For all of the sordidness of the Pete Rose saga on display in Saturday's premiere of Hu$tle on ESPN - the steroid users, cocaine sellers, buxom bimbos and big-time gamblers - something good came out it.
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For Huggins, life is all about 'his guys'
Daugherty column: He was in Texas someplace, he wasn't sure where, driving a rented car. He rents so many cars this time of year, he tries to remember them by color. If you want to laugh, watch Bob Huggins sometime, wandering around a crowded parking lot, acting like he knows where his car is.

Schoenhoft rallies Bombers
Rob Schoenhoft showed Friday night why he is rated one of the best prep quarterbacks in America.
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PREP SPORTS
Lustig scores twice to push Lakota East past Loveland
Even with its offense ravaged by injury, Lakota East continues to prevail as the top boys' soccer team in the area.


St. Henry boys win opening match of state soccer event
Boys' soccer coach Mike Molina knew Kentucky Country Day had scouted his St. Henry team last week when it barely lost to two-time defending state champion Louisville St. Xavier.

Colerain's Coombs not falling for all the hype
The Colerain football team looks unbeatable this year. A state title seems inevitable.

Dominant performers haven't appeared yet
Here we are, halfway through the high school football season, and we don't know much more than we knew in the preseason.

NFL
Curnutte: At 0-2, panic, playoffs both possibilities
Seventeen teams have started 0-2 since 1990 and made the playoffs, including the Eagles in 2003.


Dolphins, Steelers move back start time
MIAMI - Hurricane Jeanne forced the Miami Dolphins and Pittsburgh Steelers to move their game to prime time today.

Jaguars not expected to gain ground against Titans
The Jacksonville Jaguars are 2-0 despite averaging an NFL-low 200.5 offensive yards per game. The lack of firepower figures to catch up with them Sunday on the road against the Tennessee Titans.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL
Florida's second-half surge storms Kentucky
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Before Saturday, Buffalo Bills head coach Mike Mularkey hadn't caught one of his alma mater's games in person in 22 years.


Louisville smothers Tar Heels
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - For the past two years, Louisville has been best known for its offense. The Cardinals' defense sure seems determined to change that.

Safety offers security for Miami
OXFORD - First career start. Hostile environment. Motivated opponent. National TV. Four extra days to contemplate it.

Saturday's Top 25 roundup
STANFORD, Calif. - Matt Leinart passed for 308 yards and LenDale White scored on a 2-yard run with 6:15 left, capping Southern California's comeback from an 11-point deficit for a 31-28 victory over Stanford on Saturday night.

Dayton wins its 100th Division 1-AA game, 40-0
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - Jason Resch kicked four field goals - his longest 38 yards - to help top-ranked Dayton (3-1) shut out winless Austin Peay 40-0 Saturday.

BASEBALL
Record-breakers resurrect the greatest names in baseball
One of the sweetest things in seeing today's generation chase history is the chance to revisit the past.


Yankees need Brown to be worth the trouble
BOSTON - Long before he fired his left hook at a clubhouse wall, Kevin Brown started the madness. He became baseball's first $100 million man. He inspired the idea in Alex Rodriguez's dreamy head that a great shortstop could score a contract worth nearly two and a half times that of a great pitcher.

NL: Feliz backs Bonds with Giant slam
SAN FRANCISCO - The San Francisco Giants showed they can win even the biggest games without Barry Bonds' bat.

AL: Angels cut Athletics' lead to two games
ANAHEIM, Calif. - Garret Anderson hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning, Darin Erstad had a three-run homer and the Anaheim Angels beat Oakland 5-3 Saturday to move back within two games of the AL West-leading Athletics.

MORE SPORTS HEADLINES
You can't take the St. X out of Boehme
Ken Boehme doesn't get chances to revisit St. Xavier and the soccer team for which he loved playing more than 20 years ago, but the current St. X players are making sure thoughts of Boehme are at every game this year.
What's up with that?


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