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Wright State earns berth in WNIT, will host first round
 The Wright State women have accepted a bid to continue their season in the WNIT and will host a first-round game Thursday against Central Michigan. The tip time has yet to be announced. It’s the fourth consecutive postseason berth for WSU (22-9) and third straight in the WNIT. The Raiders lost to Michigan in the first round last year...

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The Wright State women have accepted a bid to continue their season in the WNIT and will host a first-round game Thursday against Central Michigan. The tip time has yet to be announced. It’s the fourth consecutive postseason berth for WSU (22-9) and third straight in the WNIT. The Raiders lost to Michigan in the first round last year...
Former Bengals defensive end signs with Colts
 The Cincinnati Bengals have lost another free agent with defensive end Margus Hunt signing a two-year contract with the Indianapolis Colts, according to a report from NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. A second-round pick in 2013, Hunt struggled to develop into the player the Bengals had hoped he would. Hunt appeared in 44 games, recording...

Posted: 12 days ago

The Cincinnati Bengals have lost another free agent with defensive end Margus Hunt signing a two-year contract with the Indianapolis Colts, according to a report from NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. A second-round pick in 2013, Hunt struggled to develop into the player the Bengals had hoped he would. Hunt appeared in 44 games, recording...
UD women seeded 12th, will play Tennessee
 The University of Dayton women’s team is a No. 12 seed and will face No. 5 Tennessee in first-round NCAA tournament game Saturday in Louisville. The Flyers (22-9) earned an automatic bid by winning the Atlantic 10 tournament. It’s the program’s seventh trip to the NCAA tournament, all of which have come since 2010. UD went...

Posted: 12 days ago

The University of Dayton women’s team is a No. 12 seed and will face No. 5 Tennessee in first-round NCAA tournament game Saturday in Louisville. The Flyers (22-9) earned an automatic bid by winning the Atlantic 10 tournament. It’s the program’s seventh trip to the NCAA tournament, all of which have come since 2010. UD went...
Former Bengals RB Burkhead making rounds in free agency
 After visiting the Atlanta Falcons over the weekend, former Cincinnati Bengals running back Rex Burkhead is spending Monday visiting the other Super Bowl participant. According to a report from ESPN’s Field Yates, Burkhead is meeting with the New England Patriots today. An unrestricted free agent, Burkhead spent four years with the...

Posted: 12 days ago

After visiting the Atlanta Falcons over the weekend, former Cincinnati Bengals running back Rex Burkhead is spending Monday visiting the other Super Bowl participant. According to a report from ESPN’s Field Yates, Burkhead is meeting with the New England Patriots today. An unrestricted free agent, Burkhead spent four years with the...
Bengals waive WR, made Winston signing official
 The Cincinnati Bengals waived wide receiver James Wright on Monday, ending his brief, injury-plagued stint with the team. A seventh-round pick in 2014, Wright missed the final five games of his rookie season and all of 2015 with a knee injury. He appeared in 13 games last year, but issues with the knee lingered, leading to his release. Wright...

Posted: 12 days ago

The Cincinnati Bengals waived wide receiver James Wright on Monday, ending his brief, injury-plagued stint with the team. A seventh-round pick in 2014, Wright missed the final five games of his rookie season and all of 2015 with a knee injury. He appeared in 13 games last year, but issues with the knee lingered, leading to his release. Wright...
Kennard headlines list of local players in NCAA tournament
 In addition to the usual rooting interests with area teams such as Dayton, Cincinnati, Xavier and Kentucky in the NCAA tournament field – along with first-time participant Northern Kentucky – there are a handful of players from local high schools who fans might want to follow for the next three weeks. Here’s an alphabetic...

Posted: 13 days ago

In addition to the usual rooting interests with area teams such as Dayton, Cincinnati, Xavier and Kentucky in the NCAA tournament field – along with first-time participant Northern Kentucky – there are a handful of players from local high schools who fans might want to follow for the next three weeks. Here’s an alphabetic...
First Four: Seven things to know about this year’s teams
 This year’s First Four at the University of Dayton Arena will feature a team making its NCAA tournament debut and a few others ending some prolonged droughts. It also will feature a college basketball legend making a return to tournament action as a head coach and numerous other storylines. Here are seven things to know about the teams...

Posted: 13 days ago

This year’s First Four at the University of Dayton Arena will feature a team making its NCAA tournament debut and a few others ending some prolonged droughts. It also will feature a college basketball legend making a return to tournament action as a head coach and numerous other storylines. Here are seven things to know about the teams...
NCAA Tournament: Field set for First Four games at UD Arena
 The First Four will have more local interest than usual this year with the University of Cincinnati awaiting the winner of one of those games. South Region No. 11 seeds Kansas State (20-13) and Wake Forest (19-13) will battle at 9:10 p.m. Tuesday for the right to advance to play UC (29-5) Friday in Sacramento. Wednesday’s 9:10 p.m....

Posted: 13 days ago

The First Four will have more local interest than usual this year with the University of Cincinnati awaiting the winner of one of those games. South Region No. 11 seeds Kansas State (20-13) and Wake Forest (19-13) will battle at 9:10 p.m. Tuesday for the right to advance to play UC (29-5) Friday in Sacramento. Wednesday’s 9:10 p.m....
NKU to face Kentucky in first NCAA tournament appearance
 Northern Kentucky will make its NCAA tournament debut against one the sports blue bloods when the Norse take on Kentucky on Friday in Indianapolis. It its first year of eligibility since reclassifying from Division II, NKU (24-10) won the Horizon League and earned a No. 15 seed in the South Region. The Wildcats (29-5), fresh off winning the...

Posted: 13 days ago

Northern Kentucky will make its NCAA tournament debut against one the sports blue bloods when the Norse take on Kentucky on Friday in Indianapolis. It its first year of eligibility since reclassifying from Division II, NKU (24-10) won the Horizon League and earned a No. 15 seed in the South Region. The Wildcats (29-5), fresh off winning the...
UC seeded 6th, Xavier gets an 11
 The University of Cincinnati earned a No. 6 seed in the South Region, but the Bearcats will have to wait to find out their opponent as they are bracketed against the First Four game between Kansas State (20-13) and Wake Forest (19-13). It’s the seventh consecutive appearance for the Bearcats (29-5), who earned an at-large bid after...

Posted: 13 days ago

The University of Cincinnati earned a No. 6 seed in the South Region, but the Bearcats will have to wait to find out their opponent as they are bracketed against the First Four game between Kansas State (20-13) and Wake Forest (19-13). It’s the seventh consecutive appearance for the Bearcats (29-5), who earned an at-large bid after...
VIDEO: A Miami miracle 10 years ago today
 It’s been 10 years since the Miami University basketball team made it to the NCAA tournament. Ten years ago today — March 10 — to be exact. And it happened in crazy, improbable fashion when Alter High School graduate Doug Penno banked in a buzzer-beating trey to lift No. 4 seed Miami past No. 2 Akron 53-52 in the Mid-American...

Posted: 16 days ago

It’s been 10 years since the Miami University basketball team made it to the NCAA tournament. Ten years ago today — March 10 — to be exact. And it happened in crazy, improbable fashion when Alter High School graduate Doug Penno banked in a buzzer-beating trey to lift No. 4 seed Miami past No. 2 Akron 53-52 in the Mid-American...
Cincinnati Bengals: Free agent departures shuffle offensive line
 After giving up 41 sacks last year – the third most in the Marvin Lewis era – the Cincinnati Bengals lost their two best offensive lineman in free agency Thursday with left tackle Andrew Whitworth going to the Los Angeles Rams and right guard Kevin Zeitler headed to the Cleveland Browns. Whitworth, who came to the Bengals as a...

Posted: 16 days ago

After giving up 41 sacks last year – the third most in the Marvin Lewis era – the Cincinnati Bengals lost their two best offensive lineman in free agency Thursday with left tackle Andrew Whitworth going to the Los Angeles Rams and right guard Kevin Zeitler headed to the Cleveland Browns. Whitworth, who came to the Bengals as a...
Bengals re-sign cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick
 The Cincinnati Bengals have re-signed cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick to a five-year contract just minutes before he was set to become an unrestricted free agent. Kirkpatrick announced the news on Twitter. With the signing, the Bengals avoided a disastrous opening day of free agency after earlier Thursday the Bengals losing left tackle Andrew...

Posted: 16 days ago

The Cincinnati Bengals have re-signed cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick to a five-year contract just minutes before he was set to become an unrestricted free agent. Kirkpatrick announced the news on Twitter. With the signing, the Bengals avoided a disastrous opening day of free agency after earlier Thursday the Bengals losing left tackle Andrew...
Report: Browns land QB Osweiler in trade with Texans
 The Cleveland Browns have acquired quarterback Brock Osweiler in a trade with the Houston Texans, according to a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Osweiler was one of the biggest free-agent signings a year ago when he agreed to a four-year, $72 million deal with Houston, but the Texans benched him for the final two games of the season...

Posted: 16 days ago

The Cleveland Browns have acquired quarterback Brock Osweiler in a trade with the Houston Texans, according to a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Osweiler was one of the biggest free-agent signings a year ago when he agreed to a four-year, $72 million deal with Houston, but the Texans benched him for the final two games of the season...
Report: Zeitler signs record-breaking deal with Browns
 First Andrew Whitworth, and now Kevin Zeitler. ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that Zeitler is leaving the Cincinnati Bengals to sign a record-breaking deal with the Cleveland Browns worth $60 m million over five years. Earlier Thursday it was reported that Bengals left tackle Whitworth is signing a three-year deal with the Los...

Posted: 16 days ago

First Andrew Whitworth, and now Kevin Zeitler. ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that Zeitler is leaving the Cincinnati Bengals to sign a record-breaking deal with the Cleveland Browns worth $60 m million over five years. Earlier Thursday it was reported that Bengals left tackle Whitworth is signing a three-year deal with the Los...
Bengals make LaFell signing official
 The Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday officially announced the signing of wide receiver Brandon LaFell to a two-year contract. LaFell was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent with the start of the league new year at 4 p.m. Thursday, but the new deal assures the Bengals of returning their six leading receivers from last year. &ldquo...

Posted: 16 days ago

The Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday officially announced the signing of wide receiver Brandon LaFell to a two-year contract. LaFell was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent with the start of the league new year at 4 p.m. Thursday, but the new deal assures the Bengals of returning their six leading receivers from last year. &ldquo...
Cincinnati Bengals players react to Whitworth departure
 Andrew Whitworth’s value to the Cincinnati Bengals went well beyond the playing field, with the team captain being one of the most respected players in the locker room for much of his 11-year tenure with the team. So it’s no surprise that his decision to leave the Bengals and sign a three-year contract with the Los Angeles...

Posted: 16 days ago

Andrew Whitworth’s value to the Cincinnati Bengals went well beyond the playing field, with the team captain being one of the most respected players in the locker room for much of his 11-year tenure with the team. So it’s no surprise that his decision to leave the Bengals and sign a three-year contract with the Los Angeles...
Weather forces Wright State baseball to alter weekend schedule
 With snow and cold forecast for Saturday, the Wright State baseball team has altered its weekend schedule. The Raiders will play their home opener at noon Thursday against Ohio University, followed by a 4 p.m. game against Dayton. WSU will play its second game against OU at 3 p.m. Friday. The Raiders, who are off to a 7-4 start, will play...

Posted: 18 days ago

With snow and cold forecast for Saturday, the Wright State baseball team has altered its weekend schedule. The Raiders will play their home opener at noon Thursday against Ohio University, followed by a 4 p.m. game against Dayton. WSU will play its second game against OU at 3 p.m. Friday. The Raiders, who are off to a 7-4 start, will play...
Miami falls to Western Michigan in MAC Tournament
 The 12th-seeded Miami RedHawks dropped a 65-61 decision to No. 5 Western Michigan on Monday in a first-round Mid-American Conference tournament game. Miami (11-21) was led by Abdoulaye Harouna (15 points) and Michael Weathers (14). The Miami RedHawks were without head coach John Cooper. Associate head coach Rick Duckett filled in for Cooper...

Posted: 19 days ago

The 12th-seeded Miami RedHawks dropped a 65-61 decision to No. 5 Western Michigan on Monday in a first-round Mid-American Conference tournament game. Miami (11-21) was led by Abdoulaye Harouna (15 points) and Michael Weathers (14). The Miami RedHawks were without head coach John Cooper. Associate head coach Rick Duckett filled in for Cooper...
Record-breaking Raiders: Five things to know about this season
 The 82-77 loss to Northern Kentucky in the Horizon League tournament quarterfinals wasn’t the result Wright State coach Scott Nagy desired, but the reaction of his players – manifested in the red, tear-swollen eyes of junior guard Justin Mitchell during the postgame press conference – was exactly what he wanted to see...

Posted: 19 days ago

The 82-77 loss to Northern Kentucky in the Horizon League tournament quarterfinals wasn’t the result Wright State coach Scott Nagy desired, but the reaction of his players – manifested in the red, tear-swollen eyes of junior guard Justin Mitchell during the postgame press conference – was exactly what he wanted to see...
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