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April 26, 2004 - 11:04pm
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Muskingum's Erica Hoyt wins OAC Pitcher of the Week for the 5th time this season. Hoyt didn't allow an earned run last week, and was unbeaten in going 5-0 over that span. Teammate Nicole Blubaugh was named OAC Hitter of the Week. The New Lex grad batted .450 in 6 games with 2 HR and 9 RBI.
April 22, 2004 - 10:54pm
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The Muskingum softball team won, but for the first time since the middle of March, Erica Hoyt did not.

The sophomore All-American only pitched the first two innings of Muskingum's second game victory, 10-1, over Washington...
April 22, 2004 - 10:40pm
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Columbus' Rick Nash won't play for Team Canada in the World Hockey Championships, which start this weekend in the Czech Republic.

Nash recently underwent surgery for a severe throat infection. The 19-year-old led Canada to a silver medal in the 2002 World Junior Championships.

Nash tied two others for the NHL lead in goals scored this season with 41.
April 22, 2004 - 9:44pm
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Cincinnati is changing the face of its franchise.

Not just with the NFL draft this weekend. Not just with coach Marvin Lewis or Heisman winner Carson Palmer.

The Bengals are changing their uniforms.

In the team's most drastic altercation of its dress since 1981, the Bengals will develop six different uniforms with combinations of black, white and orange.

But the striped helmets will stay. In fact, that was the change the team made back in 1981....
April 22, 2004 - 9:34pm
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It is so rare for the United States Supreme Court to even accept a case.

On Thursday, it rejected Maurice Clarett's emergency appeal twice.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg first denied Clarett's request to lift a stay issued by the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals. Clarett's lawyer, Alan Milstein, argued that the former Ohio State running back would suffer irreperable harm if an NFL team did not draft him this weekend.

Ginsburg cited the NFL's response, which stated...
April 20, 2004 - 11:02pm
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The attorney for former Ohio State running back Maurice Clarett, Alan Milstein, filed an emergency appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday.

Milstein asked the nation's highest court to lift the stay issued Monday by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The stay, in effect, declares Clarett and other underclassmen, including USC receiver Mike Williams, ineligible for the NFL until there can be a meaningful review of the issues.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader...
April 20, 2004 - 3:18pm
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Muskingum pitcher Erica Hoyt won her fourth Ohio Athletic Conference pitcher of the week award Tuesday.

The sophomore All-American won all four of her games last week, did not allow an earned run and recorded 25 strikeouts.

Hoyt also set a new Muskingum single-season strikeout record, breaking her own mark of 159 from last season.

Hoyt leads the nation in wins (26) and opponents are hitting .157 against her.

Muskingum won its seventh consecutive OAC...
April 20, 2004 - 3:14pm
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LeBron James made history again Tuesday.

The 19-year-old became the youngest player in the annals of the NBA to win the league's rookie of the year award. James beat out fellow teenage prodigy Carmelo Anthony of the Denver Nuggets for the honor.

James averaged 20.9 points, 5.5 rebounds and 5.9 assists per game this season. The Cavs guard joined Oscar Robertson and Michael Jordan as the only rookies to average over 20 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists.

April 20, 2004 - 2:57pm
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Jon Kitna lost his job with the Bengals this offseason.

But the veteran quarterback still wants a job in Cincinnati.

Kitna re-signed with the Bengals Tuesday for one season. Details were not disclosed. Last year, Kitna enjoyed a career season: 35,000+ yards passing, 26 touchdowns and a 62 percent completion rate.

Despite Kitna's career numbers, Bengals coach Marvin Lewis announced this offseason that Carson Palmer, the Heisman Trophy winner from USC whom the...
April 19, 2004 - 6:05pm
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The Bengals traded Corey Dillon to the Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots Monday, ending the running back's seven-year roller coaster relationship with Cincinnati.

The Bengals get the Patriots second-round selection, the 56th overall, in exchange for Dillon, who expressed after last season that he would like to be traded.

Dillon rushed for 541 yards last season while battling a groin injury throughout the year. New England had the 27th-ranked rushing attack in 2003-...
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