John Boyle

John Boyle is sports editor for Cox Media Group Ohio.

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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...

Posted: 12 hours ago

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...
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...

Posted: a day ago

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...
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...

Posted: a day ago

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...
BREAKING: Ewert, Beavercreek girls win state cross country titles
 Led by individual champion Taylor Ewert, the Beavercreek girls cross country team ended Centerville’s recent stranglehold on the Division I state team title. The Beavers totaled 118 points to take the top spot on the podium Saturday at National Trail Raceway in Hebron. The Elks, who had won the title the last four years, edged Granville...

Posted: 3 days ago

Led by individual champion Taylor Ewert, the Beavercreek girls cross country team ended Centerville’s recent stranglehold on the Division I state team title. The Beavers totaled 118 points to take the top spot on the podium Saturday at National Trail Raceway in Hebron. The Elks, who had won the title the last four years, edged Granville...
BREAKING: Middies’ Smith wins state cross country championship
 Middletown High School’s Conant Smith is a state champion. The senior capped an undefeated season Saturday by winning the Division I state cross country race at National Trail Raceway in Hebron. Smith traversed the 3.1-mile course in a winning time of 15 minutes, 43.4 seconds. Ryan Adkins of Twinsburg was second in 15:46.1. Smith, an...

Posted: 3 days ago

Middletown High School’s Conant Smith is a state champion. The senior capped an undefeated season Saturday by winning the Division I state cross country race at National Trail Raceway in Hebron. Smith traversed the 3.1-mile course in a winning time of 15 minutes, 43.4 seconds. Ryan Adkins of Twinsburg was second in 15:46.1. Smith, an...
State cross country championships postponed due to flooding
 The state cross country championships scheduled for Saturday at National Trail Raceway in Hebron have been postponed to Saturday, Nov. 10, due to ‘flooding conditions on the course,’ the Ohio High School Athletic Association announced. “While I wholeheartedly understand the impact this move has for all those involved in...

Posted: 12 days ago

The state cross country championships scheduled for Saturday at National Trail Raceway in Hebron have been postponed to Saturday, Nov. 10, due to ‘flooding conditions on the course,’ the Ohio High School Athletic Association announced. “While I wholeheartedly understand the impact this move has for all those involved in...
Graham High School selects new wrestling coach
 Travis McIntosh is the new wrestling coach at Graham High School, Superintendent Kirk Koennecke announced Monday. McIntosh has served an assistant coach the past three seasons at Graham under legendary coach Jeff Jordan, who announced his retirement last month. »RELATED: Jordan retires as Graham wrestling coach “Over the course...

Posted: 15 days ago

Travis McIntosh is the new wrestling coach at Graham High School, Superintendent Kirk Koennecke announced Monday. McIntosh has served an assistant coach the past three seasons at Graham under legendary coach Jeff Jordan, who announced his retirement last month. »RELATED: Jordan retires as Graham wrestling coach “Over the course...
Cincinnati Bengals make three roster moves
 The Cincinnati Bengals signed tight end Jordan Franks off the practice squad today to replace Mason Schreck, who was placed on the reserve/injured list. »RELATED: First look at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Franks, a rookie from Central Florida, signed with the team as a college free agent this year. He had two catches for 19 yards in the...

Posted: 21 days ago

The Cincinnati Bengals signed tight end Jordan Franks off the practice squad today to replace Mason Schreck, who was placed on the reserve/injured list. »RELATED: First look at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Franks, a rookie from Central Florida, signed with the team as a college free agent this year. He had two catches for 19 yards in the...
Bengals embarrassed by Chiefs, fall out of first in AFC North
 A fast start to the season has come to a screeching halt for the Cincinnati Bengals. The Bengals were demolished by the Kansas City Chiefs 45-10 on Sunday night at Arrowhead Stadium. Ite was the second straight loss for the Bengals, who fell to 4-3 into a tie for second place with the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC North. Pittsburgh, which had...

Posted: 23 days ago

A fast start to the season has come to a screeching halt for the Cincinnati Bengals. The Bengals were demolished by the Kansas City Chiefs 45-10 on Sunday night at Arrowhead Stadium. Ite was the second straight loss for the Bengals, who fell to 4-3 into a tie for second place with the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC North. Pittsburgh, which had...
Browns trade former Ohio State standout Carlos Hyde
 The Cleveland Browns today traded running back Carlos Hyde to the Jacksonville Jaguars for a fifth-round draft pick in 2019. Hyde, a former standout at Ohio State, was leading the Browns with 382 yards rushing and five touchdowns. The move figures to free up more carries for rookie Nick Chubb, the Browns’ second-round pick this year...

Posted: 25 days ago

The Cleveland Browns today traded running back Carlos Hyde to the Jacksonville Jaguars for a fifth-round draft pick in 2019. Hyde, a former standout at Ohio State, was leading the Browns with 382 yards rushing and five touchdowns. The move figures to free up more carries for rookie Nick Chubb, the Browns’ second-round pick this year...