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Maryland runs to 24-17 halftime lead against Ohio State

Maryland leads Ohio State 24-17 at halftime of a wild game in College Park.  The Terrapins shredded the Buckeye defense throughout the first 30 minutes, starting on Maryland’s second play from scrimmage when Anthony McFarland went around left end for an 81-yard touchdown.  Roughly five minutes later, he torched the Buckeyes again, breaking a tackle just beyond the line of scrimmage...
Dayton Flyers overcome adversity in victory against Purdue Fort Wayne

Dayton Flyers overcome adversity in victory against Purdue Fort Wayne

Dayton Flyers guard Trey Landers did his best Braxton Miller impression in the first half Friday against Purdue Fort Wayne — one Wayne High School graduate spinning like the other. Miller’s spin move three years ago in an Ohio State football game at Virginia Tech will live forever on social media. The move by Landers in a 91-80 victory against Purdue Fort Wayne didn’t quite...
Election 2018: Panthers QB Cam Newton gets 11 write-in votes

Election 2018: Panthers QB Cam Newton gets 11 write-in votes

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton received 11 write-in votes for an election in North Carolina, officials said. >> Read more trending news  Newton’s name was written in for the Mecklenburg County Soil and Water Conservation district position, according to the Board of Elections. The two people who won received more than 100,000 votes each. Newton has thrown for 2,086 yards...
Syracuse misspells last name on jersey of coach Jim Boeheim's son

Syracuse misspells last name on jersey of coach Jim Boeheim's son

This is one name that should never be misspelled on a Syracuse University basketball jersey. >> Read more trending news  Boeheim. Jim Boeheim is in his 43rd season as coach of the Orange. With more than 1,029 victories -- along with five Final Four appearances,and a national title in 2003 -- Boeheim has earned legendary status. But when Boeheim’s son Buddy played in the 2K Classic...

High School Football: Friday’s regional finals scores

Football Regional Finals Friday’s Results Division I Region 1 — Lakewood St. Edward 24, Mentor 14 Region 2 — Olentangy Liberty 21, Dublin Coffman 7 Region 3 — Pickerington Central 20, Hilliard Davidson 13 Region 4 — Cin. Colerain 42, Cin. Elder 0 Division II Region 5 — Akron Hoban 52, Maple Heights 6 Region 6 — Avon 37, Tol. Central Catholic 22 Region 7 &mdash...
What Ravens coach Jim Harbaugh said about Sunday’s matchup vs. Bengals

What Ravens coach Jim Harbaugh said about Sunday’s matchup vs. Bengals

While the Cincinnati Bengals didn’t seem to solve any issues over the bye two weeks ago, history says John Harbaugh will have his Baltimore Ravens ready to go after their bye. Harbaugh is 8-2 in games after the bye during his 10 years with Baltimore, but he’s not certain that is a reason to be confident as the Ravens prepare to host the Bengals in a key AFC North matchup Sunday. He spoke...
Dayton rallies from 8-point deficit in second half to beat Purdue Fort Wayne

Dayton rallies from 8-point deficit in second half to beat Purdue Fort Wayne

The Dayton Flyers pulled away in the last 10 minutes to beat Purdue Fort Wayne 91-80 on Friday at UD Arena, improving to 3-0 with third straight home victory to start the season. Dayton is now 17-17 in the last two seasons under coach Anthony Grant. The Flyers trailed by as many as eight points early in the second half. They went on a 9-0 run starting at the 9:32 mark to take control with a 78-68...
Dayton basketball fans will see complete lineup for the first time Friday

Dayton basketball fans will see complete lineup for the first time Friday

Dayton Flyers redshirt senior forward Josh Cunningham will make his season debut at 7 p.m. Friday against Purdue Fort Wayne at UD Arena. Cunningham missed the first two games against North Florida and Coppin State after suffering a hand injury Nov. 6 in practice. Obi Toppin, a redshirt freshman forward, started for Cunningham in those two games and will remain in the starting lineup Friday. Redshirt...
Mechanicsburg senior player of year in Southwest District

Mechanicsburg senior player of year in Southwest District

Mechanicsburg senior running back Joey Mascadri was named an offensive player of the year and three Springfield players were named first team on the All-Southwest District high school football teams. A media panel of Southwest District reps, one of nine throughout the state, announced the teams on Thursday. Players are nominated by coaches and voted on by each district’s media panel. Mascadri...
Cincinnati Reds talking trade with New York Yankees?

Cincinnati Reds talking trade with New York Yankees?

The Cincinnati Reds have talked to the New York Yankees about a potential trade for starting pitcher Sonny Gray, according to Jon Morosi of mlb.com. Gray, 29, was 11-9 with a 4.90 ERA last season in 23 starts. In 30 appearances, the right-hander struck out 123 and walked 57 in 130 1/3 innings. Gray spent his first five plus seasons with the Oakland A’s. His best seasons came in 2014 and 2015...
Love giving Wright State strong play inside

Love giving Wright State strong play inside

As Loudon Love was finishing his post-game interview after a 14-point, 12-rebound effort against Toledo, coach Scott Nagy walked by him in the media room and, without looking up, said loud enough for his center to hear: “Fourteen and 12. I’ll take that every time.” That’s the kind of output the Raiders can usually expect from the preseason first-team All-Horizon League pick...
Wright State vs. North Florida: What to know about Saturday’s game

Wright State vs. North Florida: What to know about Saturday’s game

Who: North Florida (1-2) at Wright State (2-1) When: 3 p.m. Saturday TV: ESPN3 Radio: 106.5-FM Series: Tied 1-1 Coaches: Scott Nagy is 47-23 in his third year at Wright State and 457-263 in 24 years overall. Matthew Driscoll is 148-152 in his 10th year at North Florida. Probable Wright State starters Mark Hughes, 6-4, Sr., G, 8.7 Cole Gentry, 5-10, Jr., G, 16.3 Loudon Love, 6-9, So., F, 15.3 Bill...
Girls Soccer: Two area players named to All-Ohio team

Girls Soccer: Two area players named to All-Ohio team

Two local high school girls soccer players have been recognized among Ohio’s best this season. West Liberty-Salem High School senior Gabby Hollar was named the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association Division III player of the year. “I was very shocked,” Hollar said. “It was a big surprise for me.” Shawnee High School senior Lena Jenssen was named first team in D-II...
Ohio State football: Buckeyes wary of Terrapins talent

Ohio State football: Buckeyes wary of Terrapins talent

Urban Meyer began the week claiming Maryland was too talented to overlook with Michigan next on the horizon. The coach of the ninth-ranked Scarlet and Gray said his players would see that when they flipped on the film. Time will tell if that is true, but given the the Terrapins’ 5-5 record, it was hard to view that statement as much more than coach speak. RELATED: Everything Meyer said about...
Ohio State at Maryland: What you need to know about Saturday’s game

Ohio State at Maryland: What you need to know about Saturday’s game

Who: No. 9 Ohio State (9-1, 6-1 Big Ten) at Maryland (5-5, 3-4) When: 12 p.m., Saturday Where: Maryland Stadium, College Park, Md. TV/Radio: ABC/1410 Series history: Ohio State leads 4-0. Last game: Ohio State won 62-14 last season in Columbus. The Buckeyes have scored 62 points in back to back games against the Terrapins, and Ohio State has won all four games in the series by at least 21 points....
Wittenberg junior wins NCAC Defensive Player of Year award

Wittenberg junior wins NCAC Defensive Player of Year award

Jonathan Seay became the third Wittenberg Tigers football player in a row to win the Hank Critchfield Award as the North Coast Athletic Conference’s top defensive player, the league announced Thursday. Seay, a junior from Miramar, Fla., followed the 2017 winner, Chandler Ferko, and the 2016 winner, Dustin Holmes. Wittenberg has had 11 players win the award. Seay had 77 total tackles (40 solo...
Newest Dayton recruit will bring ‘size and physicality’ to roster

Newest Dayton recruit will bring ‘size and physicality’ to roster

Moulaye Sissoko made it official Thursday, one day after the start of the early signing period, signing a national letter of intent with the Dayton Flyers. Sissoko, a 6-foot-10 forward from Mali in West Africa, attends Lincoln Academy in Suwanee, Ga. He signed his letter in a ceremony at the school. In seven games this season, he has averaged 15.4 points and 10.6 rebounds. “The reason why I...
Division I: All-Southwest District football

Division I: All-Southwest District football

The 2018 Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Southwest All-District Division I football teams, as selected by a media panel from the district: Backfield: Michael Bittner, Cincinnati Elder, 6-feet-2, 200 pounds, senior, QB; Jesse Deglow, Kettering Fairmont, 5-10, 194, sr., RB; Miles Johnson, Clayton Northmont, 6-1, 195, sr., QB; Cameron Kells, Milford, 5-10, 180, sr., RB; JuTahn McClain, Fairfield...
Division II: All Southwest District football

Division II: All Southwest District football

The 2018 Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Southwest All-District Division II football teams, as selected by a media panel from the district: Backfield: Jaydon Culp-Bishop, Troy, 5-foot-10, 183 pounds, senior, RB; Connor Kinnett, Harrison, 6-4, 220, jr., QB; Wade Phillips, Trenton Edgewood, 5-11, 175, sr., RB; Sincere Wells, Xenia, 5-10, 220, sr., RB; Miyan Williams, Cincinnati Winton Woods, 5-8...
Division III: All-Southwest District football

Division III: All-Southwest District football

The 2018 Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Southwest All-District Division III football teams, as selected by a media panel from the district: Backfield: Josh Anderson, New Richmond, 5-foot-10, 190 pounds, senior, QB; Connor Bazelak, Kettering Archbishop Alter, 6-4, 215, sr., QB; Michael Crawford, Cincinnati Mt. Healthy, 5-9, 165, sr., QB; Jack Fessler, Middletown Bishop Fenwick, 5-10, 180, sr....
Division IV: All-Southwest District football

Division IV: All-Southwest District football

The 2018 Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Southwest All-District Division IV football teams, as selected by a media panel from the district: Backfield: Dimetrius Baylor, Cincinnati Indian Hill, 6-0, 215, sr., RB; Eli Berner, Springfield Northwestern, 5-11, 175, sr., RB; Nic Dorsey, Urbana, 5-11, 180, sr., RB; Robie Glass, Springfield Shawnee, 6-3, 190, jr., QB; Corey Kiner, St. Bernard Roger Bacon...
Division V: All-Southwest District football

Division V: All-Southwest District football

The 2018 Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Southwest All-District Division V football teams, as selected by a media panel from the district: Backfield: Alex Bernard, Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy, 6-foot, 180 pounds, senior, RB; Justin Brown, Casstown Miami East, 5-11, 158, sr., RB; Nick Clevenger, Jamestown Greeneview, 6-1, 190, sr., QB; Riley Huelskamp, Anna, 5-10, 175, jr., RB; Clay Payton...
Division VI: All-Southwest District football

Division VI: All-Southwest District football

The 2018 Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Southwest All-District Division VI football teams, as selected by a media panel from the district: Backfield: Jason Blake, Troy Christian, 6-foot, 190 pounds, junior, RB; Fred Brown, Cincinnati Riverview East Academy, 6-1, 190, sr., RB; Daevon Bryant, Cin. Deer Park, 5-6, 205, sr., RB; Mac Davis, Springfield Northeastern, 6-1, 165, sr., QB; Seth Griswold...
Division VII: All-Southwest District football

Division VII: All-Southwest District football

The 2018 Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Southwest All-District Division VII football teams, as selected by a media panel from the district: Backfield: Trent Collins, Mississinawa Valley, 6-foot-2, 180 pounds, senior, QB; David Cunningham, Hamilton New Miami, 6-0, 205, sr., RB; Elliott Gilardi, Sidney Lehman Catholic, 6-0, 170, sr., QB; Will Hall, Mississinawa Valley, 5-9, 165, sr., RB; Collin...
Marvin Lewis on taking over struggling defense: ‘I’ve got it’

Marvin Lewis on taking over struggling defense: ‘I’ve got it’

Marvin Lewis’ first meeting as the Cincinnati Bengals’ defensive coordinator earlier this week was telling of a coach who knows what he’s doing, the players said. His presentation was maybe just a little rusty, but Lewis’ demeanor and the way his players have responded to the 16th-year head coach taking over the defense leads one to believe there is a little more confidence...
Dayton’s first 2019 commitment signs letter of intent

Dayton’s first 2019 commitment signs letter of intent

Moulaye Sissoko signed a national letter of intent with the Dayton Flyers on Thursday, one day after the start of the early signing period. Sissoko, a 6-foot-10 forward from Mali in West Africa, attends Lincoln Academy in Suwanee, Ga. He signed his letter in a ceremony at the school. “The reason why I chose Dayton is I think Dayton will be a good fit for me,” said Sissoko on an Instagram...
Haskins still growing as he returns to his home state leading Buckeyes

Haskins still growing as he returns to his home state leading Buckeyes

History will be the theme of the day for Dwayne Haskins when Ohio State plays at Maryland on Saturday. That could turn out to be true in more ways than one. RELATED: Meyer wants Maryland, not Michigan, on minds of Buckeyes this week This much we know: Haskins will enter the game against the Terrapins needing 51 passing yards to break Joe Germaine’s single-season school record of 3,330 set in...
Wright State back on the boards; 5 more takeaways from win over Toledo

Wright State back on the boards; 5 more takeaways from win over Toledo

When Wright State was bludgeoned on the boards in a 19-point loss at Murray State on Saturday, coach Scott Nagy didn’t blame his frontcourt or any of his players. He put the onus on himself. “What’s always been important to me is rebounding, because I think it’s a ‘heart’ stat. It’s an indication of how hard you’re playing and how tough you are. And...
WATCH: College basketball player apparently elbows opponent's face, gets barred from campus

WATCH: College basketball player apparently elbows opponent's face, gets barred from campus

A basketball player for Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts has been indefinitely suspended from the team and barred from campus for apparently throwing an elbow into an opponent's face.  The broadcast of the NCAA Division III basketball game posted to Fitchburg's website appears to show number 23, listed on the roster as Kewan Platt of Charlestown, throwing an elbow into the...
Signing period: Area seniors who will play at the next level

Signing period: Area seniors who will play at the next level

The week-long early signing period for basketball and the regular signing period for all NCAA Division I and II sports but football began on Wednesday, Nov. 14. NCAA D-I football will have an early signing period from Dec. 19-21. The traditional regular signing period for football is Feb. 6-April 1 of 2019. The following are area high school seniors who signed or will sign national letters of intent...
Ohio State looking to extend noon dominance

Ohio State looking to extend noon dominance

Ohio State and Maryland are set to kick off at noon Saturday — the perfect time for the Buckeyes so far in the Urban Meyer era.  Perfect as in they haven’t lost a noon kickoff yet since he took over as the coach in Columbus.  The Ohio State sports information department produced that eye-opening stat this week: 29-0 in games that kick off at noon since the start of the 2012 season...
Hue Jackson on return to Bengals: ‘Excited to join a team in playoff contention’

Hue Jackson on return to Bengals: ‘Excited to join a team in playoff contention’

Hue Jackson was hoping he could make his way back to the Cincinnati Bengals when the Cleveland Browns fired him as their head coach three weeks ago, but he said he has no regrets about leaving Cincinnati in the first place. The Bengals named Jackson a special assistant to the head coach Tuesday to help Marvin Lewis as he assumes the role of defensive coordinator on top of his regular duties managing...
Wayne’s Landers on OSU defense: ‘Lot of things we still need to clean up’

Wayne’s Landers on OSU defense: ‘Lot of things we still need to clean up’

The Ohio State defense has been under fire throughout the 2018 season. The troubles started on opening day when Oregon State scored 31 points and totaled nearly 400 yards. That included 196 yards on the ground, touchdown runs of 78 and 80 yards plus a 49-yard score through the air. Although some of that damage was done against reserves, the seeds for season-long struggles were sown. Big plays continued...
Matters leads Raiders to conference tourney in first season as coach

Matters leads Raiders to conference tourney in first season as coach

First-year Wright State women’s volleyball coach Allie Matters set ambitious goals this season, the biggest of which was qualifying for the six-team Horizon League tournament for the first time. Having taken over a downtrodden program that hadn’t produced a winning season overall since 2001, she didn’t expect an easy path. “The highs have been so high, and the lows have been...
Ranked win does not give Buckeyes a bump in College Football Playoff rankings

Ranked win does not give Buckeyes a bump in College Football Playoff rankings

Ohio State might have taken a step forward with a win at then-No. 24 Michigan State last weekend, but the College Football Playoff committee still views the Buckeyes the same.  Ohio State is No. 10 in the updated playoff rankings released Tuesday night.  That is also where the Buckeyes found themselves in each of the first two weeks of the rankings, but it won’t really matter much...
Dayton Flyers videos: Grant, Landers, Cohill speak to reporters before Purdue Fort Wayne game

Dayton Flyers videos: Grant, Landers, Cohill speak to reporters before Purdue Fort Wayne game

Dayton Flyers coach Anthony Grant, junior guard guard Trey Landers and freshman guard Dwayne Cohill met with reporters on Tuesday at UD’s Cronin Center to look back on Dayton’s 2-0 start and the upcoming game against Purdue Fort Wayne on Friday. Here’s a quick recap, and the video interviews are above and below: Grant summarizes the first week: “It’s two games in. It...
Wright State loses one of its top players to likely season-ending shoulder injury

Wright State loses one of its top players to likely season-ending shoulder injury

Storming to the Horizon League title and reaching the NCAA tournament last season was a memorable experience for Wright State, but coach Scott Nagy believes his players need some reminders on what it took to reach those heights. He didn’t like what he saw during a 73-54 setback Saturday at Murray State, and he hopes they’re ready to dig a little deeper when Toledo visits on Wednesday...
Marvin Lewis on adding Jackson to coaching staff: ‘I have a great comfort level with Hue’

Marvin Lewis on adding Jackson to coaching staff: ‘I have a great comfort level with Hue’

Cincinnati Bengals head coach and new defensive coordinator Marvin Lewis tipped his hand during Monday’s press conference that former offensive coordinator Hue Jackson might be returning in some fashion. When asked if he might need some help with some of the extra responsibilities that come with being both head coach and defensive coordinator, Lewis said with a smile, “Watch and see.&rdquo...
Urban Meyer: Buckeyes ‘over-the-top irate’ about allegations Ohio State hid racial incident 

Urban Meyer: Buckeyes ‘over-the-top irate’ about allegations Ohio State hid racial incident 

Urban Meyer said Ohio State is considering legal action against a reporter who published a story accusing him and others of covering up a racially charged altercation between an assistant coach and a player last season.  “My first reaction was like everyone around here: Irate,” Meyer said on the weekly Big Ten coaches teleconference. “Our players were over-the-top irate. They...
Ohio State officials, players deny accusation former assistant used racial slur against player at practice

Ohio State officials, players deny accusation former assistant used racial slur against player at practice

The father of former Ohio State receiver Trevon Grimes says former Ohio State receivers coach Zach Smith called him the N-word during an altercation at practice in 2017, according to a report published this week by the digital television network Stadium. Multiple Ohio State football players past and present quickly posted Tweets defending coach Urban Meyer and the article’s implication...
Wright State vs. Toledo: What you should know about Wednesday’s game

Wright State vs. Toledo: What you should know about Wednesday’s game

When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Nutter Center TV: ESPN+ Radio: 106.5-FM Series: Tied 6-6 Coaches: Scott Nagy is 46-23 in his third year at Wright State and 456-263 in 24 years overall. Tod Kowalczyk is in his ninth year Toledo and has a 280-233 overall record, including a 136-112 mark in eight years at Green Bay. Probable Wright State starters Mark Hughes, 6-4, Sr., G, 3.0 Cole Gentry, 5-10, Jr., G...
Ohio State drains Mirror Lake ahead of Michigan football game

Ohio State drains Mirror Lake ahead of Michigan football game

Ohio State University has temporarily drained Mirror Lake ahead of the school’s annual football game against rival University of Michigan. OSU announced that the lake was drained for safety concerns and that it will be refilled at a later date. Previously students followed a long-standing tradition of jumping in the lake the night before the OSU-Michigan football game, which this year is scheduled...
Hue Jackson back with Cincinnati: Browns fans amused, Bengals fans not so much 

Hue Jackson back with Cincinnati: Browns fans amused, Bengals fans not so much 

The Bengals made it official Tuesday morning: former Browns head coach Hue Jackson is joining the coaching staff as a special assistant to head coach Marvin Lewis. Jackson will be making his third stop as an assistant with Lewis and the Bengals. Jackson was fired last month after two-plus seasons leading the Browns. He was 3-36-1 over that span. Browns fans were amused; Bengals fans, not so much. ...
Dayton Flyers: Anthony Grant updates status of Josh Cunningham

Dayton Flyers: Anthony Grant updates status of Josh Cunningham

Anthony Grant provided the latest update on injured Dayton Flyers forward Josh Cunningham on Monday on the first Anthony Grant Show of the season on WHIO Radio with Larry Hansgen. “We anticipate if everything continues to go well, he should be back and available for us by Friday,” Grant said. Cunningham missed the first two games of the season with after injuring his hand in practice...

HS Scores 11/12: All-State soccer announced, Hollar named D-III POY

Boys Soccer Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association All-State Awards Area Results Division I Assistant Coach of the Year: Maggie Geilenfeldt, Beavercreek. First Team: Sean Dosedel, Carroll; Casey Miller, Centerville. Second Team: Jonah Ackerson, Beavercreek; Zane Burgmirer, Vandalia; Josh Narog, Lebanon; Sam Robinson, Talawanda; Joey Sheehan, Troy. Division II Coach of the Year: Michael Oster,...
Bengals announce former Browns head coach Hue Jackson joining coaching staff

Bengals announce former Browns head coach Hue Jackson joining coaching staff

The Cincinnati Bengals made it official this morning, announcing Hue Jackson as a special assistant to head coach Marvin Lewis. “I have a great comfort level with Hue and his ability to assist me with the day-to-day responsibilities on defense, including analyzing our opponents and helping me on game days with the players and defensive coaches,” Bengals coach Marvin Lewis said in a release...
Ohio State football: Everything Urban Meyer said previewing Maryland

Ohio State football: Everything Urban Meyer said previewing Maryland

Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer kicked off Maryland week with his usual Monday press conference.  Here is a transcript of the coach’s interview with local reporters:  COACH MEYER: Thanks for coming. As we do, I'll go through the champions on defense. Coop -- Jonathon Cooper, B.B. Landers, these are guys that graded out champions. Tuf Borland, Malik Harrison, Pete Werner, Damon...
Marvin Lewis on firing defensive coordinator: ‘We had to make a change’

Marvin Lewis on firing defensive coordinator: ‘We had to make a change’

The message was clear in the Cincinnati Bengals locker room on Monday: The way the defense is playing is unacceptable, and no one’s job is safe. Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis fired defensive coordinator Teryl Austin following the team’s 51-14 loss to New Orleans on Sunday, which marked the third straight game opponents have managed 500 yards or more of offense against Cincinnati...
Wright State falls short in bid to reach NCAA tourney

Wright State falls short in bid to reach NCAA tourney

The Wright State men’s soccer team had hoped it did enough to make the field of 48 in the NCAA tournament for the first time. The Raiders have an RPI rating of 35 and were ranked all season in the national polls until falling to UIC in the Horizon League championship. But despite a banner year under first-year coach Jake Slemker, they weren’t awarded an at-large berth when the bracket...
Meyer says Buckeyes won’t have trouble focusing on Maryland this week

Meyer says Buckeyes won’t have trouble focusing on Maryland this week

Ohio State began its 11th game week of the season Monday, and that can only mean one thing. Urban Meyer needed to talk to his team about not thinking about the ninth-ranked Buckeyes’ 12th game week of the season yet. The latter, of course, will lead up to a game against Michigan. With the Buckeyes and Wolverines (No. 4) both in the top 10 this week, the 115th meeting between them looks like...
Urban Meyer endorses play of Ohio State offensive line

Urban Meyer endorses play of Ohio State offensive line

The play of Ohio State’s offensive line has been a bit of a lightning rod among the fan base this season.  The head coach provided an endorsement of the group Monday — but he wants to see more. “I think we could play a little bit better,” Meyer said two days after the Buckeyes beat Michigan State 26-6. “That was a rugged day now…”  The Buckeyes...
Bengals Report Card: Grading Sunday’s 51-14 loss to the Saints

Bengals Report Card: Grading Sunday’s 51-14 loss to the Saints

The Cincinnati Bengals were missing their best player on offense Sunday, and the defense just didn’t show up at all. The result was one of the worst losses in franchise history, as the Bengals fell 51-14 to the New Orleans Saints. »RELATED: Bengals reportedly fire defensive coordinator »RELATED: 5 takeaways from Bengals’ blowout loss »ARCHDEACON: Bengals are a team going...
Cincinnati Bengals: Head coach Marvin Lewis to take over team’s struggling defense

Cincinnati Bengals: Head coach Marvin Lewis to take over team’s struggling defense

One day after an embarrassing defensive performance in a season full of them, the Bengals fired defensive coordinator Teryl Austin. Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis, a former defensive coordinator for the Baltimore Ravens, will take over the defense moving forward. “I appreciate the hard work that Coach Austin has put into our football team, but I felt it best to make a change at this point in...
Cincinnati Bengals: 5 takeaways from blowout loss to Saints

Cincinnati Bengals: 5 takeaways from blowout loss to Saints

Disappointing, frustrating, embarrassing — all words the Cincinnati Bengals used to describe Sunday’s loss. The New Orleans Saints scored on nine straight drives, racked up 509 yards of offense and handed the Bengals a 51-14 loss Sunday in front of 52,492 fans at Paul Brown Stadium in what was one of Cincinnati’s most lopsided defeats in franchise history. If Sunday’s...
High School Football Playoffs: Regional final pairings, sites

High School Football Playoffs: Regional final pairings, sites

The Ohio High School Athletic Association released the pairings for the regional finals (third round) of the football playoffs Sunday. Home team listed first. Pairings include seed and record. 1 Mentor (11-1) vs. 7 Lakewood St. Edward (8-3) at Euclid Community Field 4 Powell Olentangy Liberty (8-4) vs. 2 Dublin Coffman (11-1) at New Albany Veterans Field at Eagle Stadium 1 Hilliard Davidson (11-1)...
Who Dat > Who Dey: Saints demolish Bengals

Who Dat > Who Dey: Saints demolish Bengals

Just when it seemed like things couldn’t get much worse for the Cincinnati Bengals defense, they did. The New Orleans Saints scored on nine straight drives, racked up 509 yards of offense and handed the Bengals a 51-14 loss Sunday in front of 52,492 fans at Paul Brown Stadium in what was one of Cincinnati’s most lopsided defeats in franchise history. Cincinnati (5-4), which has only twice...
One of Ohio’s top 2020 recruits sits behind Dayton bench during Coppin State game

One of Ohio’s top 2020 recruits sits behind Dayton bench during Coppin State game

Grant Huffman, one of the top Ohio recruits in the class of 2020, took an unofficial visit to the University of Dayton on Saturday and sat behind the Dayton Flyers bench during a 76-46 victory over Coppin State at UD Arena. Huffman is a 6-foot-3 junior guard at Lakewood St. Edward. He’s a three-star prospect who ranks 166th in the 2020 class and fifth among Ohio recruits, according to 247Sports...
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