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Wright State’s Bower honored by GLATA
 Becky Bower, the director of the Wright State athletic training program, brought home more than just some good memories and fun stories from the Great Lakes Athletic Training Association’s annual conference near Chicago earlier this month. Bower also returned with the 2017 GLATA Outstanding Educator Award and a decorative desk clock...

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Becky Bower, the director of the Wright State athletic training program, brought home more than just some good memories and fun stories from the Great Lakes Athletic Training Association’s annual conference near Chicago earlier this month. Bower also returned with the 2017 GLATA Outstanding Educator Award and a decorative desk clock...
Mock Draft 2.0: Who do the Bengals, Browns select in the first round?
 As the third week of free agency gets underway, the dust has settled and ink has dried from the initial wave of craziness and huge contracts. More deals no doubt will be finalized in the next few weeks, but it’s clear that most teams have turned most of their focus to next month’s draft. After seeing who is staying and who is...

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As the third week of free agency gets underway, the dust has settled and ink has dried from the initial wave of craziness and huge contracts. More deals no doubt will be finalized in the next few weeks, but it’s clear that most teams have turned most of their focus to next month’s draft. After seeing who is staying and who is...
Sweet 16: Five things to know about Xavier-Arizona matchup
 The Xavier Musketeers will try to keep their improbable run through the NCAA tournament going Thursday night when they take on Arizona in the Sweet 16 in San Jose, Calif. Seeded 11th in the West Region, Xavier (23-13) was one of the last at-large teams to make it into the field after a late-season stumble saw them lose six in a row. But the...

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The Xavier Musketeers will try to keep their improbable run through the NCAA tournament going Thursday night when they take on Arizona in the Sweet 16 in San Jose, Calif. Seeded 11th in the West Region, Xavier (23-13) was one of the last at-large teams to make it into the field after a late-season stumble saw them lose six in a row. But the...
Prosecutor on Bengals Adam Jones: No felony ‘just drunken foolishness’
 Hamilton County prosecutor Joe Deters announced Wednesday he was dropping a felony charge against Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam Jones and is suggesting the city of Cincinnati dismiss the three misdemeanor charges as well. Jones, 33, was arrested Jan. 3 in downtown Cincinnati and charged with assault, disorderly conduct and obstructing...

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Hamilton County prosecutor Joe Deters announced Wednesday he was dropping a felony charge against Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam Jones and is suggesting the city of Cincinnati dismiss the three misdemeanor charges as well. Jones, 33, was arrested Jan. 3 in downtown Cincinnati and charged with assault, disorderly conduct and obstructing...
Middletown’s Edwards engineering Purdue’s run to Sweet 16
 Middletown High School graduate Vincent Edwards has played in the NCAA tournament in each of his first three years at Purdue, but it wasn’t until last weekend that he got to experience the thrill of advancing. After suffering first-round losses to Cincinnati in 2015 and Arkansas-Little Rock last year, Edwards carried the Boilermakers...

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Middletown High School graduate Vincent Edwards has played in the NCAA tournament in each of his first three years at Purdue, but it wasn’t until last weekend that he got to experience the thrill of advancing. After suffering first-round losses to Cincinnati in 2015 and Arkansas-Little Rock last year, Edwards carried the Boilermakers...
Cincinnati Bengals: 5 positions team could still target in free agency
 As NFL free agency approaches its third week, the Cincinnati Bengals ledger shows seven signings and six departures with three players from the 2016 roster still unsigned. The departures are tackle Andrew Whitworth (Los Angeles), guard Kevin Zeitler (Cleveland), running back Rex Burkhead (New England), defensive tackle Domata Peko (Denver)...

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As NFL free agency approaches its third week, the Cincinnati Bengals ledger shows seven signings and six departures with three players from the 2016 roster still unsigned. The departures are tackle Andrew Whitworth (Los Angeles), guard Kevin Zeitler (Cleveland), running back Rex Burkhead (New England), defensive tackle Domata Peko (Denver)...
Wright State’s Davis dunking his way to national stage
 Steven Davis will get to wear his Wright State jersey one more time. The WSU senior has been chosen to compete in this year’s Slam Dunk contest at the Final Four in Phoenix on Thursday, March 30. “I thought I had a chance to get into it, so I’m looking forward to it,” Davis said. “I’ve been practicing,...

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Steven Davis will get to wear his Wright State jersey one more time. The WSU senior has been chosen to compete in this year’s Slam Dunk contest at the Final Four in Phoenix on Thursday, March 30. “I thought I had a chance to get into it, so I’m looking forward to it,” Davis said. “I’ve been practicing,...
Browns sign kicker
 The Cleveland Browns on Monday signed kicker Brett Maher. Originally signed as an undrafted college free by the New York Jets in 2013, Maher is officially entering his first NFL season. The University of Nebraska product also has spent time on the Dallas Cowboys roster. Maher spent the last three seasons playing in the CFL with the Winnipeg...

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The Cleveland Browns on Monday signed kicker Brett Maher. Originally signed as an undrafted college free by the New York Jets in 2013, Maher is officially entering his first NFL season. The University of Nebraska product also has spent time on the Dallas Cowboys roster. Maher spent the last three seasons playing in the CFL with the Winnipeg...
Wright State’s Davis chosen for dunk contest
 Steven Davis will get to wear his Wright State jersey one more time. The WSU senior has been chosen to compete in this year’s Slam Dunk contest at the Final Four in Phoenix on Thursday, March 30. The complete list of participants has to be announced. Davis made SportsCenter in December with a huge dunk against Urbana. The Slam...

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Steven Davis will get to wear his Wright State jersey one more time. The WSU senior has been chosen to compete in this year’s Slam Dunk contest at the Final Four in Phoenix on Thursday, March 30. The complete list of participants has to be announced. Davis made SportsCenter in December with a huge dunk against Urbana. The Slam...
WSU’s Collins earns another pitching honor
 The season is barely a month old and already Wright State senior left-hander Zane Collins has won two Horizon League Pitcher of the Week awards, the second of which was announced Monday. Collins capped a three-game sweep of Valparaiso on Sunday, holding the Crusaders scoreless through six innings on the way to a 7-0 win for the Raiders in...

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The season is barely a month old and already Wright State senior left-hander Zane Collins has won two Horizon League Pitcher of the Week awards, the second of which was announced Monday. Collins capped a three-game sweep of Valparaiso on Sunday, holding the Crusaders scoreless through six innings on the way to a 7-0 win for the Raiders in...
Franklin’s Luke Kennard facing big decision 
 Luke Kennard’s season is over following Duke’s 88-81 loss to South Carolina in the second round of the NCAA tournament Sunday. Now the question is whether his Blue Devils career is over. The Franklin High School graduate averaged 19.5 points during his sophomore season at Duke and is listed as the No. 20 prospect for...

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Luke Kennard’s season is over following Duke’s 88-81 loss to South Carolina in the second round of the NCAA tournament Sunday. Now the question is whether his Blue Devils career is over. The Franklin High School graduate averaged 19.5 points during his sophomore season at Duke and is listed as the No. 20 prospect for...
Bengals make Minter signing official
 The Cincinnati Bengals on Monday officially announced 
               the signing of free agent linebacker Kevin Minter
             to a one-year contract. “The Bengals have a very stout defense,” Minter said. “My goal is to come in and play every down. I’m excited to be a part of it. The way the organization embraced...

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The Cincinnati Bengals on Monday officially announced the signing of free agent linebacker Kevin Minter to a one-year contract. “The Bengals have a very stout defense,” Minter said. “My goal is to come in and play every down. I’m excited to be a part of it. The way the organization embraced...
March Madness: Dayton Flyers face future without four seniors
 The Dayton Flyers have revolved around the careers of Scoochie Smith, Kyle Davis and Kendall Pollard for four seasons. Charles Cooke entered the mix for the last two seasons. They were the face of the program. Now they are gone, their great careers ending with a second straight first-round exit in the NCAA tournament. No. 7 seed Dayton lost...

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The Dayton Flyers have revolved around the careers of Scoochie Smith, Kyle Davis and Kendall Pollard for four seasons. Charles Cooke entered the mix for the last two seasons. They were the face of the program. Now they are gone, their great careers ending with a second straight first-round exit in the NCAA tournament. No. 7 seed Dayton lost...
Devasting shooting drought dooms Dayton in NCAA tourney
 Despite enduring a stretch of 7 minutes and 47 seconds without a field goal, the Dayton Flyers only trailed Wichita State by one after Kendall Pollard hit a jumper to stop the skid. But then Dayton went about 4:29 without a basket, burying the Flyers in a seven-point hole and the Shockers went on to 
               win 54-48
            in...

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Despite enduring a stretch of 7 minutes and 47 seconds without a field goal, the Dayton Flyers only trailed Wichita State by one after Kendall Pollard hit a jumper to stop the skid. But then Dayton went about 4:29 without a basket, burying the Flyers in a seven-point hole and the Shockers went on to win 54-48 in...
NCAA Tournament: Dayton Flyers fall to Wichita State
 The Dayton Flyers went nearly eight minutes without a field goal in the second half Friday night, enabling Wichita State to pull away for a 64-58 victory in an NCAA tournament first-round game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Dayton ends its season at 24-8, while the Shockers (31-4) advance to face the winner of the late game between...

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The Dayton Flyers went nearly eight minutes without a field goal in the second half Friday night, enabling Wichita State to pull away for a 64-58 victory in an NCAA tournament first-round game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Dayton ends its season at 24-8, while the Shockers (31-4) advance to face the winner of the late game between...
Bengals re-sign offensive lineman T.J. Johnson
 Ten days after extending a tender offer to restricted free agent T.J. Johnson, the Cincinnati Bengals have signed the offensive lineman to a two-year contract. A fourth-year player from South Carolina, Johnson is expected to compete for the starting spot at right guard after Kevin Zeitler signed with the Cleveland Browns. Johnson appeared...

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Ten days after extending a tender offer to restricted free agent T.J. Johnson, the Cincinnati Bengals have signed the offensive lineman to a two-year contract. A fourth-year player from South Carolina, Johnson is expected to compete for the starting spot at right guard after Kevin Zeitler signed with the Cleveland Browns. Johnson appeared...
Five things to watch in UK-NKU game
 Dayton and Wichita State will tip off the evening session of NCAA tournament first-round action Friday at Indianapolis, and the winner will get to sit back and watch the nightcap between Kentucky and Northern Kentucky to find out its second-round foe. The Wildcats (29-5) are riding an 11 game winning streak and on a quest to claim the ninth...

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Dayton and Wichita State will tip off the evening session of NCAA tournament first-round action Friday at Indianapolis, and the winner will get to sit back and watch the nightcap between Kentucky and Northern Kentucky to find out its second-round foe. The Wildcats (29-5) are riding an 11 game winning streak and on a quest to claim the ninth...
Donlon reflects on fun 12 months since firing at WSU
 Last March Billy Donlon, distraught over being fired as Wright State basketball coach, drove to Indianapolis and cheered against Michigan in a Big 10 tournament game versus a Northwestern team guided by his childhood friend Chris Collins and high school coach Brian James. Almost a year to the day later, Donlon was back inside Banker&rsquo...

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Last March Billy Donlon, distraught over being fired as Wright State basketball coach, drove to Indianapolis and cheered against Michigan in a Big 10 tournament game versus a Northwestern team guided by his childhood friend Chris Collins and high school coach Brian James. Almost a year to the day later, Donlon was back inside Banker&rsquo...
Donlon says he has nothing but love for Wright State
 On the one-year anniversary of the news breaking that he had been fired, former Wright State basketball coach Billy Donlon said the university still holds a special place in his heart. “I spent 10 years there, and I love that place,” Donlon said from a cramped coaches office at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse, where he and the...

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On the one-year anniversary of the news breaking that he had been fired, former Wright State basketball coach Billy Donlon said the university still holds a special place in his heart. “I spent 10 years there, and I love that place,” Donlon said from a cramped coaches office at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse, where he and the...
UD draws blue-blood Tennessee in first round of women’s NCAA tourney
 Watching their name pop up during the NCAA Tournament Selection Show was only slightly more exciting for the University of Dayton women’s players than seeing who they will be playing. The Flyers, who received a No. 12 seed, will take on No. 5 Tennessee, one of the legendary programs in the women’s game, in a first-round game at...

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Watching their name pop up during the NCAA Tournament Selection Show was only slightly more exciting for the University of Dayton women’s players than seeing who they will be playing. The Flyers, who received a No. 12 seed, will take on No. 5 Tennessee, one of the legendary programs in the women’s game, in a first-round game at...
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