SPORTS NEWS FOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2004
Lewis wants defense's attention
Bengals coach Marvin Lewis, who brought a reputation as a defensive guru to Cincinnati, called many defensive plays Sunday at Cleveland.
Lewis: It's the rest of the offense, not QB
Photos from the game
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NLCS: Kent's homer seals Astros' win
When their Lost Weekend ended with another defeat Monday night - this one a 3-0 pitcher's duel for the memory banks, settled by Jeff Kent's homer in the bottom of the ninth - the St. Louis Cardinals could finally go home. Away from the noise. Away from the white towels. Away from the place where the Houston Astros can't seem to lose.
ALCS: All Ortiz, all of the time
Tavarez punches phone, breaks hand
Schilling set to go in Game 6

Big East move takes pressure off of UC
Big East commissioner Mike Tranghese has heard the criticism of the University of Cincinnati basketball program. He's well aware of the Bearcats' continued poor academic image.
Pilgrim's departure leaves front line thin

Colerain, St. Xavier are unanimous 1-2 in poll
Colerain (8-0) remains a unanimous No. 1 in the Enquirer Division I coaches' poll, but the unanimous No. 2 also looks quite strong.
Highlands still tops in Kentucky
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COLLEGE FOOTBALL
BCS rules changed, but not outcome
The new Bowl Championship Series formula is creating the same old confusion.


3-game skid hardly new
COLUMBUS - On a late spring day in 1890, about 700 people showed up to watch a curiosity known as "Foot Ball" being played at Ohio State. The players sent a letter to a sporting-goods company for a copy of the rules and then had to take up a collection to buy a ball.

PRO FOOTBALL
Jerry Rice traded to Seahawks
ALAMEDA, Calif. - Jerry Rice got his wish Monday night when the Oakland Raiders traded the NFL's most prolific receiver to the Seattle Seahawks.


Monday night: Rams 28, Buccaneers 21
ST. LOUIS - Looks like the Greatest Show on Turf is in high gear - on offense and defense.

Defending Garcia from Owens barbs
BEREA, Ohio - Quarterback Jeff Garcia didn't even have to drop back to pass Monday, and the Cleveland Browns were protecting him.

Neck injury shelves Gannon for season
ALAMEDA, Calif. - Rich Gannon will not return for the Oakland Raiders this season because of a broken vertebra in his neck.


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