The Bengals signed their first-round draft pick, running back Chris Perry, Tuesday. Several reports indicate the contract is worth $7 million over five seasons. Perry, the Heisman Trophy finalist from Michigan, missed 11 days of practice during his holdout.
Football fans from around the area can now follow their favorite local high school football team(s) on WHIZNEWS.COM thoughout the season with team pages. Each team has it's own page where the latest news and scores can be found. Also, the team schedule is available with scores from each game.
Starting this week team previews will begin to be added to those pages so stay tuned to your favorite team's page on WHIZNEWS.COM for the latest news and scores.
Andre Agassi becomes the oldest winner on the ATP tour since Jimmy Connors since 1989 by winning the ATP Masters in Cincinnati. The 34-year-old beats Lleyton Hewitt in three sets... 6-3, 3-6, 6-2. Agassi had just come off a win the previous day against Andy Roddick to reach the finals. It was the first win for Agassi in 17 months.
Zach Apperson joined his national championship doubles partner, Allan Crocket from Alabama, to raise money for the U.S. Junior Olympic Racquetball Team. In the process, Apperson embarrassed Andy Jones, WHIZ's previously credible Sports Director.