breaking news

Ohio flu hospitalizations continue to climb

Check out what Joey Votto did for 6-year-old cancer patient during Reds game


Joey Votto wrote another chapter in his growing legacy as one of the greats on and off the field Thursday. 

The Cincinnati slugger hit a home run to right-center field in the seventh inning against the Mets then handed his bat to a youngster in the front row. 

That fan, 6-year-old Walter Herbert, is a Votto fan who is battling stage four high-risk neuroblastoma. 

He also gave Walter his game-worn jersey later in the day. 


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Cincinnati Reds

High School Wrestling: State dual tournament schedule for area teams
High School Wrestling: State dual tournament schedule for area teams

2018 OHSAA State Team Wrestling Tournament Regional quarterfinals Wednesday, Jan. 24 Division I Region 6 At Graham Sidney (3) vs. Wayne (2) 5 p.m. Winner vs. Graham 20 minutes following At Springfield Northmont (2) vs. Tecumseh (3) 5:30 p.m. Springfield (4) vs. Butler (1) 5:30 p.m. Northmont/Butler winner vs. Sprtingfield/Butler winner 20 minutes following...
Rhode Island at Dayton: What you need to know about Saturday’s game
Rhode Island at Dayton: What you need to know about Saturday’s game

Who: Rhode Island (14-3, 6-0) at Dayton (9-9, 3-3) When: 1 p.m., Saturday Where: UD Arena TV/Radio: CBS Sports Network; AM 1290, News 95.7 WHIO » RECRUITING: Grant sees Dayton as a destination for top recruits Probable Dayton starters Darrell Davis, 6-5, Sr., G, 17.3 Josh Cunningham, 6-7, R-Jr., F, 15.3 Trey Landers, 6-5, So., G, 8.4 Jordan Davis...
Graham ‘excited’ to move up, compete in D-I state wrestling duals
Graham ‘excited’ to move up, compete in D-I state wrestling duals

The first major change in the Ohio High School Athletic Association state team tournament began as a simple question at the state individual tournament to close last season. Assistant OHSAA Commissioner Beau Rugg approached Graham coach Jeff Jordan and asked if his squad would be interested in moving up to Division I for the team tournament. »...
Cincinnati Bengals: Ranking the team’s 10 unrestricted free agents
Cincinnati Bengals: Ranking the team’s 10 unrestricted free agents

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said he didn’t “win” anything in his postseason meetings with team owner and president Mike Brown prior to signing a two-year contract extension. But Lewis hinted at some changes and was more direct about others during a 40-minute press conference – the longest...
Clemson recruiting: Latest updates on the Tigers’ next class
Clemson recruiting: Latest updates on the Tigers’ next class

Clemson’s 2018 recruiting class ranks second in the ACC and ninth in the nation in the 247Sports composite. The Tigers have 15 commitments — all signed — headlined by four of the top 15 recruits in the country in Trevor Lawrence, Xavier Thomas, KJ Henry and Jackson Carman. The Tigers have six...
More Stories