John Boyle

John Boyle is sports editor for Cox Media Group Ohio.

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Cincinnati Reds back in trade mix for Yankees starting pitcher?
 The Cincinnati Reds are one of six teams involved in trade talks with the New York Yankees for starting pitcher Sonny Gray, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network. The Reds have acquired two starters — right-hander Tanner Roark from the Nationals and left-hander Alex Wood from the Dodgers — in offseason trades thus far...

Posted: 2 days ago

The Cincinnati Reds are one of six teams involved in trade talks with the New York Yankees for starting pitcher Sonny Gray, according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network. The Reds have acquired two starters — right-hander Tanner Roark from the Nationals and left-hander Alex Wood from the Dodgers — in offseason trades thus far...
Report: Bengals new coach likely to come from outside organization
 It appears the next head coach of the Cincinnati Bengals will come from outside the organization, according to the NFL Network’s Mike Silver. Silver said several Bengals assistant coaches have been let go today, suggesting the new head coach will come from outside the organization and assemble his own coaching staff. Ian Rapoport of...

Posted: 6 days ago

It appears the next head coach of the Cincinnati Bengals will come from outside the organization, according to the NFL Network’s Mike Silver. Silver said several Bengals assistant coaches have been let go today, suggesting the new head coach will come from outside the organization and assemble his own coaching staff. Ian Rapoport of...
Browns reportedly hire Freddie Kitchens as new head coach: Social media reacts
 The Browns reportedly are set to announce Freddie Kitchens as their new head coach. Kitchens served as the team’s offensive coordinator over the final eight games of the season. He built a strong rapport with rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield, who excelled under Kitchens. Here’s how social media reacted to the news:

Posted: 7 days ago

The Browns reportedly are set to announce Freddie Kitchens as their new head coach. Kitchens served as the team’s offensive coordinator over the final eight games of the season. He built a strong rapport with rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield, who excelled under Kitchens. Here’s how social media reacted to the news:
Report: Browns make decision on new head coach
 The Cleveland Browns have a new head coach. The Browns will name offensive coordinator Freddie Kitchens as their new coach later today, according to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. Defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, who led the Browns to a 5-3 mark to the end the season as interim head coach, will not be retained, according to ESPN&rsquo...

Posted: 7 days ago

The Cleveland Browns have a new head coach. The Browns will name offensive coordinator Freddie Kitchens as their new coach later today, according to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. Defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, who led the Browns to a 5-3 mark to the end the season as interim head coach, will not be retained, according to ESPN&rsquo...
Report: Patriots assistant turns down Bengals’ interview request
 New England Patriots offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Josh McDaniels reportedly turned down an interview request from the Cincinnati Bengals for their head coaching vacancy. The Bengals are interviewing candidates to replace Marvin Lewis, whom the team parted ways with on Monday after 16 seasons. McDaniels, 42, is an Ohio native...

Posted: 13 days ago

New England Patriots offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Josh McDaniels reportedly turned down an interview request from the Cincinnati Bengals for their head coaching vacancy. The Bengals are interviewing candidates to replace Marvin Lewis, whom the team parted ways with on Monday after 16 seasons. McDaniels, 42, is an Ohio native...
Cincinnati Bengals sign defensive tackle
 The Bengals on Wednesday signed defensive tackle Andrew Brown to a Reserve/Future contract. »RELATED: A look at potential head coach candidates for Bengals A fifth-round pick by the Bengals in 2018, Brown spent the first 10 games of the season on the practice squad before a hand injury sent him to the practice squad/injured list for...

Posted: 14 days ago

The Bengals on Wednesday signed defensive tackle Andrew Brown to a Reserve/Future contract. »RELATED: A look at potential head coach candidates for Bengals A fifth-round pick by the Bengals in 2018, Brown spent the first 10 games of the season on the practice squad before a hand injury sent him to the practice squad/injured list for...
Cincinnati Bengals sign kicker, five other players
 The Cincinnati Bengals on Tuesday signed kicker Tristan Vizcaino to a Reserve/Future contract. A rookie from the University of Washington, the 6-foot-2, 202-pound Vicaino has not previously been on a NFL team. He will not count on the Bengals’ active roster until Feb. 4, the day after the Super Bowl. On Monday, the Bengals signed five...

Posted: 15 days ago

The Cincinnati Bengals on Tuesday signed kicker Tristan Vizcaino to a Reserve/Future contract. A rookie from the University of Washington, the 6-foot-2, 202-pound Vicaino has not previously been on a NFL team. He will not count on the Bengals’ active roster until Feb. 4, the day after the Super Bowl. On Monday, the Bengals signed five...
Report: Cincinnati Bengals request interviews with Rams assistant coaches
 The Cincinnati Bengals have request to interview Los Angeles Rams quarterbacks coach Zac Taylor for their head coaching vacancy, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. Taylor, 35, has coached six seasons in the NFL, the last two with the Rams. In 2016 he served as the offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach for the University of Cincinnati...

Posted: 16 days ago

The Cincinnati Bengals have request to interview Los Angeles Rams quarterbacks coach Zac Taylor for their head coaching vacancy, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. Taylor, 35, has coached six seasons in the NFL, the last two with the Rams. In 2016 he served as the offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach for the University of Cincinnati...
Report: Bengals to start coaching search with internal candidates 
 The Cincinnati Bengals will begin the search for Marvin Lewis’ replacement by interviewing internal candidates. Special teams coach Darrin Simmons, offensive coordinator Bill Lazor and former Browns coach Hue Jackson, a special assistant to Lewis, will be among the first interviews, according to the NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero...

Posted: 16 days ago

The Cincinnati Bengals will begin the search for Marvin Lewis’ replacement by interviewing internal candidates. Special teams coach Darrin Simmons, offensive coordinator Bill Lazor and former Browns coach Hue Jackson, a special assistant to Lewis, will be among the first interviews, according to the NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero...
Marvin Lewis out after 16 seasons as Cincinnati Bengals coach
 Marvin Lewis is out after 16 seasons as the Cincinnati Bengals head coach. The organization and coach have “mutally decided to part ways,” according to a press release from the team. The Bengals wrapped up a third straight losing season with a 16-13 loss to the Steelers on Sunday. The Bengals finished 2-9 after a 4-1...

Posted: 16 days ago

Marvin Lewis is out after 16 seasons as the Cincinnati Bengals head coach. The organization and coach have “mutally decided to part ways,” according to a press release from the team. The Bengals wrapped up a third straight losing season with a 16-13 loss to the Steelers on Sunday. The Bengals finished 2-9 after a 4-1...