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Cars and stripes: The Bengals roll into the Motor City with a two-game winning streak after surviving the Buffalo Bills in overtime Sunday. The Detroit Lions, co-leaders in the NFC North, get their second straight AFC North foe after dispatching the Browns the same day. The Bengals have won the last four meetings with the Lions, including a 23-13 win in 2009 in their most recent meeting. The last Lions win came back in 1992.

Browns look to rebound: Cleveland couldn’t stop Detroit’s high-scoring offense in the second half Sunday. They get another challenge as they travel to Lambeau Field to take on the Green Bay Packers. It continues a tough stretch of games leading into the Browns’ bye week. After the Packers the Browns travel to Kansas City and host Baltimore. They’ll need a couple wins if the want to keep in the AFC North hunt.

Saturday with the Flyers: With four starters and 11 letterwinners back can the University of Dayton men’s basketball team improve on a 17-14 record? With four starters and eight letterwinners back can the UD women improve on their No. 18 ranking in the nation? Fans start to find out the answers Saturday as both the men and women participate in the Red & Blue Scrimmage. The women play at 2 p.m. and the men at 3 p.m. Doors open at 1 p.m. and the event is free to the public. Both teams will stay for autographs at 4:30 p.m. After that, fans are encouraged to stick around for the UD football team’s game with San Diego. Kickoff is 6 p.m.

Swinging for state: Golfers and tennis players head to Columbus this weekend for their state championship quests. Springboro’s boys golf team is the lone representative in the Division I tournament. No girls teams qualified, but Centerville’s Nina Kulkarni, Miamisburg’s Molly Skapik and Bellbrook’s Miranda Greene all advanced as individuals. In tennis, Carroll’s Jillian Milano, Chaminade Julienne’s Natalie Allen and Miami Valley’s Rheanna Morehart compete in the D-II singles tournament, while Alter’s Lauren Hawley and Amanda Showalter and Oakwood’s Megan Connelly and Annika Aebler are in the D-II doubles field.

Ice, ice, baby: Fresh off a sweep of Ohio State last weekend, the Miami RedHawks host North Dakota to open conference play at Steve Cady Arena on Friday and Saturday. The RedHawks get national exposure with Friday’s game, which will be broadcast by CBS Sports Network.

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