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Votto: Riggleman brings ‘good energy’ to Reds

The Cincinnati Reds shared a press conference with Joey Votto on Facebook Live on Monday, one day before the 89th All-Star Game in Washington, D.C. Votto, a six-time All-Star, answered all manners of questions from reporters. Here are a few highlights of the session: On former teammate Shin-Soo Choo being a first-time All-Star: “I was stunned when I found out it was his first time. If this...
Pro Football Focus pessimistic about Bengals offensive line progress

Pro Football Focus pessimistic about Bengals offensive line progress

Pro Football Focus still thinks the Cincinnati Bengals offensive line will be bad this season.  This seems to be predicated on two things: Ohio State rookie Billy Price being no better than last year’s center and Trey Hopkins both being the starting right guard and being no better than he was a year ago.  I’m not sure I agree on any of those points of view.  (You can find...
Wildcats senior accepts offer to play golf at Butler

Wildcats senior accepts offer to play golf at Butler

When college coaches started talking to Springfield High School All-Ohio golfer Luke Wells during the summer before his sophomore year, he realized something for the first time. “I never really thought of playing college golf,” he said. “Then I thought maybe I could play college golf. It definitely made me work harder to be able to not just go for academics but to be there for something...
5 things to know about the local high school football season (Vol. 1) 

5 things to know about the local high school football season (Vol. 1) 

High school football practice is getting closer, and our team previews are already rolling out.  Miss any?  Don’t worry! We’ll be recapping them periodically.  Here is version one:  1. Fairmont wants to prove last year was no fluke.  After being one of the surprise teams of 2017, coach Dave Miller’s Firebirds (7-4) are hungry for a second straight trip to...
Hal McCoy: Will the real Cincinnati Reds please stand up?

Hal McCoy: Will the real Cincinnati Reds please stand up?

To borrow a phrase from the TV show What’s My Line, “Will the real Cincinnati Reds please stand up?” There was a perfect definition of what this team is about over a three-game span last week at Cleveland and St. Louis. On one night they scored seven runs in the ninth inning to beat the Indians, 7-4. On the next night the Indians cold-cocked them, 19-4. Then in their next game against...
Dayton Flyers to open season on a Wednesday

Dayton Flyers to open season on a Wednesday

Two more non-conference games for the Dayton Flyers have become known in recent days. The University of North Florida published its non-conference schedule on its website, and its first game is at Dayton on Wednesday, Nov. 7. That will be the 2018-19 season opener for both teams. The first day teams can play is Nov. 6. The NCAA moved up the start date from Friday to Tuesday this season so the teams...
D.J. Carton’s commitment another major step for Ohio State

D.J. Carton’s commitment another major step for Ohio State

In his first year at Ohio State, Chris Holtmann proved he can develop an NCAA tournament team and an NBA prospect.  Could he sign a potential pro, though?  That was the biggest question the day Keita Bates-Diop declared he was foregoing his final year of eligibility to enter the NBA draft.  (The Big Ten Player of the Year was chosen in the second round last month.)  Holtmann signed...
Annual convention in Franklin ‘brings Kentucky to Ohio’

Annual convention in Franklin ‘brings Kentucky to Ohio’

Two members of the University of Kentucky’s 1978 NCAA Championship men’s basketball team will be featured during the 29th annual Ohio UK Convention later this month. Jack “Goose” Givens and James Lee, key members on the Wildcats’ national championship team, will be two of the six speakers on July 21 at Eastview Baptist Church in Franklin, said Jim Porter, chairman of...
Scoochie Smith helps Cavaliers advance to semifinals of NBA Summer League tournament

Scoochie Smith helps Cavaliers advance to semifinals of NBA Summer League tournament

Scoochie Smith’s run with the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Summer League will continue for at least one more game. Smith, the former Dayton Flyers point guard, had 10 points, two assists and four rebounds in 26 minutes Sunday as the Cavaliers beat the Toronto Raptors 82-68 in the quarterfinals of the Summer League tournament in Las Vegas, Nev. The Cavaliers will play the Los Angeles Lakers...
Reds prospects show their talents in Futures Game

Reds prospects show their talents in Futures Game

Dayton Dragons pitcher Hunter Greene topped 100 miles per hour on his first seven pitches in the Futures Game on Sunday at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. However, another Cincinnati Reds prospect, Taylor Trammell, overshadowed Greene by winning the Larry Doby Award, which goes to the game’s MVP. He’s the first Reds prospect to win the honor. Greene and Trammell played for the United...
Report: Reds have expressed interest in long-term deal for Scooter Gennett 

Report: Reds have expressed interest in long-term deal for Scooter Gennett 

Will Scooter Gennett still be a Cincinnati Red at the end of the month?  That is a question that has been asked for much of the season, and it might have a new answer — one a lot of fans will probably like.  Gennett, a Lebanon native, is having his second straight great season with the Reds.  This one earned him a trip to the All-Star Game.  He has become both a fan favorite...
Preseason football: Oakwood Lumberjacks

Preseason football: Oakwood Lumberjacks

Team: Oakwood Lumberjacks Division/Region: D-IV, Region 16; no change from last season. Affiliation: Southwestern Buckeye League, Southwestern Division. Location: Mack Hummon Stadium, Oakwood (Montgomery County). » ...
World Cup final delayed by protesters; Russian punk band claims responsibility

World Cup final delayed by protesters; Russian punk band claims responsibility

Sunday’s World Cup final between France and Croatia was disrupted briefly Sunday when four people dressed in old-fashioned police uniforms ran onto the pitch, The Independent reported. >> Read more trending news The Russian activist punk band Pussy Riot claimed responsibility for the suspension of play at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, which occurred during the 52nd minute of Sunday&rsquo...
Former Sinclair, Hamilton pitcher earns win in Dragons’ debut

Former Sinclair, Hamilton pitcher earns win in Dragons’ debut

Saturday was the successful start of a second chance for Patrick McGuff. The former Sinclair Community college pitcher threw off the Fifth Third Field mound for the first time. He felt the support of 15 family members and friends from Hamilton who were in the seats to witness his debut with the Dayton Dragons. McGuff’s start came after being released by the Minnesota Twins earlier this year...

Schatz wins third straight Kings Royal crown at Eldora

With five laps remaining in the Kings Royal, Brad Sweet was reeling in two-time defending champion Donny Schatz. Sweet anticipated a late-lap battle to decide the 35th annual Kings Royal. He got one. He just never expected it to be with his teammate and back-of-the-pack runner Daryn Pittman. As Schatz struggled to find more speed around Eldora Speedway’s high-banked, half-mile oval, Sweet found...
France cruises past Croatia 4-2 to win World Cup

France cruises past Croatia 4-2 to win World Cup

France cruised to its first World Cup title in 20 years and its second soccer crown overall, dominating Croatia 4-2 in Sunday’s championship game in Moscow. >> Read more trending news  The French, winning the Cup for the first time since 1998, scored first and then outran the Croatian squad, the smallest country to play in a World Cup final since 1950, when Uruguay defeated Brazil...
Novak Djokovic wins Wimbledon men’s final

Novak Djokovic wins Wimbledon men’s final

Novak Djokovic, showing few effects from his marathon semifinal victory 24 hours earlier, won his fourth Wimbledon men’s singles title Sunday, defeating Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6(3) at The All-England  Lawn Tennis Club. >> Read more trending news  It was also the 13th career Grand Slam victory for Djokovic, 31, and the first for the Serb since the 2016 French Open. Anderson...
Matheny’s tenure as Cardinals manager ends with two straight losses to Reds

Matheny’s tenure as Cardinals manager ends with two straight losses to Reds

The St. Louis Cardinals fired manager Mike Matheny on Saturday night after an 8-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds at Busch Stadium. The announcement came 71 minutes after the game ended. Matheny, a Columbus native who graduated from Reynoldsburg High School and played at the University of Michigan, coached seven seasons in St. Louis. His final record was 591-474. "Mike Matheny has served the St....
Scoochie Smith helps lead Cavaliers to Summer League quarterfinals

Scoochie Smith helps lead Cavaliers to Summer League quarterfinals

Former Dayton Flyers point guard Scoochie Smith turned in his best performance so far Saturday in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, Nev. Smith scored 15 of his 17 points in the last seven minutes in a 92-87 victory over the Houston Rockets, helping the Cleveland Cavaliers advance to the quarterfinals of the tournament. His tie-breaking 3-pointer with 4:21 to play gave the Cavs the lead for good...
Angelique Kerber defeats Serena Williams in Wimbledon final

Angelique Kerber defeats Serena Williams in Wimbledon final

German tennis star Angelique Kerber beat Serena Williams 6-3, 6-3 in the women’s final Saturday at Wimbledon, taking home her first championship title. >> Read more trending news  Williams, 36, fell short of her eighth Wimbledon trophy and a chance to score a record 24th Grand Slam title at Wimbledon. The match between Kerber and Williams was stalled for over an hour Saturday, until...
Centerville standout wins decathlon gold for Puerto Rico at Canada

Centerville standout wins decathlon gold for Puerto Rico at Canada

Yariel Soto of Centerville High School has fully embraced the role of decathlon ambassador. But winning over his Elks teammates is a stretch. “They see how crazy I am and how much it hurts,” said the Puerto Rico native who’ll be a senior. “I’ve had a good amount of younger athletes coming into middle school and high school asking me about the decathlon. Their coaches...
Mavericks excited about potential of former Dayton forward Antetokounmpo

Mavericks excited about potential of former Dayton forward Antetokounmpo

Former Dayton Flyers forward Kostas Antetokounmpo signed a two-way contract with the Dallas Mavericks on Friday after the team’s final game in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, Nev. Antetokounmpo, the last pick in the NBA Draft in June and the first Dayton player drafted since 1990, had 10 points in a 96-92 victory over the Washington Wizards. He made 3 of 4 field goals and 4 of 5 free throws...
Catch of the year? Hamilton’s homer-saving grab in St. Louis amazes Reds

Catch of the year? Hamilton’s homer-saving grab in St. Louis amazes Reds

Billy Hamilton stole the headlines from the Cincinnati Reds offense on Friday night in St. Louis with one of the best catches of the season. Hamilton climbed the wall in center field to rob the Cardinals’ Matt Carpenter of a home run for the final out of the seventh inning. The Reds (42-52) already led 8-1 at that point and won 9-1, but the spectacular play will be long remembered. Amir Garrett...
Dragons rally to defeat River Bandits 6-5 in 10 innings

Dragons rally to defeat River Bandits 6-5 in 10 innings

Dragons outfielder Malik Collymore could easily be mistaken as a standout in that other popular sport. “I was going to play football for my high school but ended up not playing,” said Collymore, who couldn’t shake a hip injury back home at Mississauga, Ontario, and grew to a thick 6 feet, 195 pounds. “My dad said don’t bother, just stick with baseball.” Good call...
5 things to watch in Saturday’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway

5 things to watch in Saturday’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway

Sixteen playoff positions. Seven positions clinched. Eight races remaining. Desperation might not be setting in just yet, but Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers are starting to feel the pressure. Race winners are locked in to the playoffs. Seven drivers are safe heading into the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday. Will an eighth driver join them following a visit to victory lane...
5 local prep players looking to contribute for Miami RedHawks this fall 

5 local prep players looking to contribute for Miami RedHawks this fall 

In his fifth year as Miami football coach, Chuck Martin has a roster that is all his.  That includes five players from Cox Media Group Ohio high schools, and he shared his thoughts on their roles for this fall.  Jordan Rigg, OL, Springboro A fifth-year senior, Rigg has started 25 games for the RedHawks. He was a third-team All-MAC pick last year at left tackle.  “Obviously a very...
Hall hopes eventful year continues with Springfield City Am title

Hall hopes eventful year continues with Springfield City Am title

Jeff Hall has had an eventful year. He started a career in the business world by becoming a sales accountant at Speedway in February and then, four months later, became engaged to longtime girlfriend Jenna Erwin. Of the two, his proposal caused by far the most angst. He took a knee on the first green at Springfield Country Club while the two were playing a casual round with friends. And even though...
Football Friday: The high school coach who changed Ohio State forever

Football Friday: The high school coach who changed Ohio State forever

Today is a good day to look back on one of the seminal moments in Ohio State football.  Aren’t they all? Well, yeah, but a story from the Harrisburg Patriot-News serves as inspiration at this particular moment.  What does a paper in Pennsylvania care about Ohio State football on a random day in July?  The area is the home of George Chaump, who isn’t exaggerating when he...
Dragons fall to Quad Cities in game that features 9 errors

Dragons fall to Quad Cities in game that features 9 errors

When Malik Collymore lofted a fly ball into center field with two outs in the ninth inning Thursday night it appeared the game was over. But not before there would be two more errors. Quad Cities’ Logan Mattix dropped the easy out for an error, then threw wildly to first base as Collymore scrambled back. The throw went into the dugout for Mattix’s second error on the play and Collymore...
Preseason football: Urbana Hillclimbers

Preseason football: Urbana Hillclimbers

Team: Urbana Hillclimbers Division/Region: D-IV, Region 16; no change from last season. Affiliation: Central Buckeye Conference, Mad River Division. Location: Hillclimbers Stadium, Urbana (Champaign County). » ...
All 4 Cleveland Browns preseason games to be nationally televised

All 4 Cleveland Browns preseason games to be nationally televised

The Cleveland Browns will be first at least once this year in the NFL.  They are set to kick off the NFL Network’s coverage of the preseason Aug. 9 when they take on the New York Giants.  That game, the first of 15 to be shown live by NFLN this preseason, will include the top two picks in the last NFL draft — Cleveland’s Baker Mayfield and Saquon Barkley of the Giants...
Wright State newcomer to represent Team USA in Brazil

Wright State newcomer to represent Team USA in Brazil

Bill Wampler will make his debut with the Wright State University men’s basketball team this coming season after transferring from Drake and sitting out. But before he plays for the Raiders, he’ll represent the United States in the upcoming FISU America Games at Sao Paulo, Brazil. The 6-foot-6, 200-pound redshirt junior was among 10 players chosen for Team USA by Athletes in Action. Basketball...
College football: Who are the favorites in each conference?

College football: Who are the favorites in each conference?

At least one Las Vegas sports book likes Ohio State to defend its Big Ten championship.  The Buckeyes are a 3/2 favorite to win the conference in numbers published by Bovada on Thursday.  Wisconsin (last year’s runner-up) is next at 14/5 followed by Michigan at 11/2, Penn State at 6/1 and Michigan State at 10/1.  The drop from there is precipitous with Iowa and Nebraska coming...
Preseason football: Eaton Eagles

Preseason football: Eaton Eagles

Team: Eaton Eagles Division/Region: D-IV, Region 16; no change from last season. Affiliation: Southwestern Buckeye League, Southwestern Division. Location: Eaton Athletic & Wellness Stadium (Preble County). Head coach: Brad Davis, entering his fourth season as Eaton’s head coach; 7-23 overall combined record. Assistant coaches: Clint Buffenbarger, RB; Austin Fudge, WR/DB; Nathan Islamovsky,...
Dayton coach Anthony Grant: Donnie Jones ‘will fit extremely well on our staff’

Dayton coach Anthony Grant: Donnie Jones ‘will fit extremely well on our staff’

The University of Dayton announced the hiring of Donnie Jones, 52, as an assistant men’s basketball coach Thursday. He joins the staff of second-year Dayton Flyers head coach Anthony Grant. Jones and Grant first coached together in 1994 at Marshall under Billy Donovan. “I’m excited to announce the addition of Donnie Jones to our staff,” Grant said in a press release. He brings...
Congressional move to honor Larry Doby draws bipartisan backing

Congressional move to honor Larry Doby draws bipartisan backing

For one second, the Republican from Ohio and the Democrat from New Jersey were nothing but baseball fans, wandering through sports memorabilia, standing out in their suits in a sea of sweaty shorts-clad tourists. But Reps. Jim Renacci, R–Wadsworth, and Bill Pascrell, D–N.J., were taking a moment at the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Wednesday to celebrate the...

Frustrating effort for Dragons in loss to Quad Cities

Luis Bolivar is a positive, encouraging manager to his young ballplayers on the Dayton Dragons. He’s aggressive on the basepaths and he makes as many moves as he can to give his team a chance to win. But some nights try the patience of even the most patient of managers. Bolivar had reason to be frustrated Wednesday night when the Dragons lost 3-2 to the Quad Cities River Bandits. “We didn&rsquo...
Defense a focus for Dayton Flyers in offseason workouts

Defense a focus for Dayton Flyers in offseason workouts

The Dayton Flyers held their first team workout earlier this summer after the second summer session of classes began. The word of the day then — as it will be most of the offseason — was defense. From the start of the first practice, coach Anthony Grant emphasized how important it will be for the Flyers to improve on defense in his second season. “We were not a very good defensive...
5 things to know about Ohio State’s nonconference schedule

5 things to know about Ohio State’s nonconference schedule

As we count down the days to the return of football, here’s a look at the non-Big Ten teams Ohio State will tangle with in 2018:   1. The Buckeyes’ first opponent could be their worst of all.   Oregon State was terrible last year (1-11) and probably will still be terrible this year.   The Beavers have a new head coach (alumnus Jonathan Smith) who looks like...
High school football games on radio, TV, internet

High school football games on radio, TV, internet

The following is a list of area radio, TV and internet stations and sites that will air high school football games this coming season. If your station or webcast isn’t listed, email information and schedule to sports@coxohio.com. » ...
‘Pacman’ Jones assaulted at Atlanta airport, police say

‘Pacman’ Jones assaulted at Atlanta airport, police say

Former Cincinnati Bengal Adam “Pacman” Jones was assaulted by a contract worker at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, police said.  The ABM worker, identified as Frank Ragin, made a gesture toward Jones about 10 p.m. Tuesday, Atlanta police said. Jones confronted the man about what he meant by the gesture and the two began to argue, according to police.  ...
Botched pitching change set up Joey Votto’s heroics against Indians

Botched pitching change set up Joey Votto’s heroics against Indians

The Cincinnati Reds proved they have some mental mettle Tuesday night when they rallied from four runs down in the ninth inning to beat the Cleveland Indians.  They got an assist from Tribe manager Terry Francona, whose apparent decision to go to right-hander Chad Otero in a tight spot brought questions from the Indians faithful.  After the game, the Indians skipper admitted he ended up...
HS Football: Buchholtz seeks to restore tradition at Northeastern

HS Football: Buchholtz seeks to restore tradition at Northeastern

After three seasons as defensive coordinator, Jake Buchholtz has been hired as Northeastern High School’s head football coach. Buchholtz, 29, takes over for Tim Houseman, who coached Northeastern for three seasons. The Jets went 1-9 last season after finishing 5-5 in 2016 and 2-8 in 2015. »RELATED: Raterman named athletic director at Northeastern Buchholtz, a 2008 Kenton Ridge graduate...
Dayton’s Darrell Davis will start pro career in Europe

Dayton’s Darrell Davis will start pro career in Europe

Former Dayton Flyers guard Darrell Davis will start his professional basketball career in Hungary. SZTE-Szedeak announced the signing of Davis on Tuesday. The team plays in Szeged, the third-largest city in Hungary. According to the team’s website, Davis will start practicing with the team on Aug. 13. Davis, who graduated in the spring, and walk-on guard Joey Gruden, who earned his degree last...
4 times the Reds have rallied in the 9th inning to beat the Indians

4 times the Reds have rallied in the 9th inning to beat the Indians

The Cincinnati Reds scored seven runs in the ninth inning to stun the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night.  So what else is new?  The Ohio River team has made a habit of rallying in the ninth inning against the squad from Lake Erie.  Here are four times the Reds came off the mat last at-bat to beat the Indians.  2006: Adam Dunn’s walk-off grand slam  Is there any more...
Stunner in Cleveland: Reds score 7 in the 9th to beat Indians

Stunner in Cleveland: Reds score 7 in the 9th to beat Indians

Joey Votto hit a go-ahead three-run double during a seven-run ninth inning and the Cleveland Indians bullpen wasted a gem from Trevor Bauer in a 7-4 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. Indians closer Cody Allen (2-4) allowed six runs after getting two outs in the ninth, the last three charged on Votto’s sharp hit to right off Dan Otero. Adam Duvall also doubled in two in the ninth...
Preseason football: Centerville Elks

Preseason football: Centerville Elks

Team: Centerville Elks Division/Region: D-I, Region 3; no change from last season. Affiliation: Greater Western Ohio Conference, National East Division. Location: Elks Football Stadium, Centerville (Montgomery County). » ...
Preseason football: Milton-Union Bulldogs

Preseason football: Milton-Union Bulldogs

Team: Milton-Union Bulldogs Division/Region: D-V, Region 18; switched from D-V, Region 20 last season. Affiliation: Southwestern Buckeye League Buckeye Division. Location: Memorial Stadium, West Milton (Miami County). Head coach: Bret Pearce, who begins his second stint as the Bulldogs’ head coach. Previously led Milton football from 2000-12, taking six teams into the postseason. Didn&rsquo...
Obi One? Dayton announces player numbers for 2018-19 season

Obi One? Dayton announces player numbers for 2018-19 season

The Dayton Flyers men’s basketball roster was updated on the UD website Friday, displaying uniform numbers for some players for the first time. Redshirt freshman forward Obadiah Toppin, who was No. 12 last season, will wear No. 1, which Darrell Davis wore the last four seasons. Toppin appears to be fully embracing the “Obi One” nickname with his choice. He wore the same number...
Preseason football: Arcanum Trojans

Preseason football: Arcanum Trojans

Team: Arcanum Trojans Division/Region: D-VI, Region 24; no change from last season. Affiliation: Cross County Conference. Location: Booster Stadium, Arcanum. Head coach: Jason Schondelmyer, entering eighth overall years as the Trojans’ coach and second straight season. In his second stint as Arcanum’s coach, he also was the Trojans’ coach from 1999-2005. Combined 53-29 record at...
Ohio State recruiting update: A look at 2019, 2020 commitments

Ohio State recruiting update: A look at 2019, 2020 commitments

Ohio State Buckeyes football coaches love to type “Boom” on Twitter. Every time, a recruit commits to the program, that’s their go-to word. They could save time by cutting and pasting it this summer. That’s how often they’re earning commitments from highly-ranked players. The 2019 class, with 14 commitments, ranks sixth in the country, according to 247Sports.com, and...
T.J. Houshmandzadeh recounts embarrassing details from his early Bengals career

T.J. Houshmandzadeh recounts embarrassing details from his early Bengals career

Remember the bad old days of the Cincinnati Bengals?  T.J. Houshmandzadeh does, and this week he offered up a reminder during a visit with Fox Sports’ Colin Cowherd.  The former Bengals receiver recounted a few ways the franchise was dysfunctional at the turn of the century.  Turns out when he first got there, players’ access to water and Gatorade was strictly limited. ...
Wright State’s Anglin showing off power for Champion City

Wright State’s Anglin showing off power for Champion City

Gehrig Anglin’s first name is exactly what one might think it is – an homage to the great New York Yankees first baseman, Lou Gehrig. He’s even got a sister named Tristen after Hall of Fame center fielder Tris Speaker. “My parents are just big baseball fans,” Anglin said. “They were looking at some other baseball names. One of them was Rawling (after glove maker...
Ohio State football: Braxton Miller has high expectations for Dwayne Haskins

Ohio State football: Braxton Miller has high expectations for Dwayne Haskins

Ohio State football will enter the 2018 season with high expectations, as usual.  Perhaps higher than usual for a team breaking in a new starting quarterback, but that is because Dwayne Haskins is widely believed to be no average quarterback.  Add Braxton Miller to the believers Urban Meyer’s offense will be in good hands this fall.  Of course it makes sense for an alumnus to...
Dayton Dragons starter runs scoreless innings streak to 22

Dayton Dragons starter runs scoreless innings streak to 22

Here’s a story about a Dayton Dragons pitcher not named Hunter Greene.  Packy Naughton is the hottest Dragons hurler after twirling eight shutout innings Monday night in a 5-0 win over the Great Lakes Loons.  That ran his scoreless-inning streak to 22.  The 2017 ninth-round pick out of Virginia Tech last allowed a run June 24.  Since then, he has struck out 17 and walked...
Watch: Dayton provides first extended look at Flyers in practice this summer

Watch: Dayton provides first extended look at Flyers in practice this summer

Just under four months remain until the start of the 2018-19 college basketball season. Teams can begin play Nov. 6. That’s a Tuesday. Past seasons began Fridays. A new NCAA rule pushed up the start date, and Dayton Athletic Director Neil Sullivan said in April UD would probably take advantage of the early start date. While fans may not get to see the Flyers before then — the renovation...
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