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Mike Brown says Marvin Lewis, Katie Blackburn now run the team

Mike Brown says Marvin Lewis, Katie Blackburn now run the team

profootballtalk.com Updated 52 minutes ago
Bengals owner Mike Brown, the son of team founder Paul Brown, has been so heavily involved in running the team that Mike Brown paid himself a $1 million General Manager bonus from 1991 through at least 2009. In the future, any such bonus could be going …
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  • Lucroy, Brewers walk off against reeling Reds

    Lucroy, Brewers walk off against reeling Reds

    ESPN.com 8 hours ago
    Jonathan Lucroy homered leading off the bottom of the ninth to give the Milwaukee Brewers a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.
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  • Selig visits PNC, pleased with balance in MLB

    Selig visits PNC, pleased with balance in MLB

    MLB.com 11 hours ago
    Bud Selig's tenure as Major League Baseball's ninth Commissioner will not officially end until Jan. 24, 2015. But as far as he is concerned, his job, at least in one important sense, was accomplished last Oct. 1. On that day, the Pirates were hosting th…
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  • Marvin Lewis done talking Dalton's contract

    Marvin Lewis done talking Dalton's contract

    CINCINNATI -- Bengals president Mike Brown, who very rarely addresses reporters these days, may have decided to discuss quarterback Andy Dalton's looming contract extension before a kickoff luncheon at Paul Brown Stadium on Tuesday, but his head coach i…
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  • Defense blitzes to transition

    Defense blitzes to transition

    bengals.com 13 hours ago
    If quarterback Andy Dalton is the face of the offense, then that must make Pro Bowl WILL linebacker Vontaze Burfict the face of the Bengals defense at the tender age of 23. He has to be since new defensive coordinator Paul Guenther is using him as an ex…
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  • Bengals tap Marion Local's Goodwin for PB award

    Bengals tap Marion Local's Goodwin for PB award

    bengals.com 14 hours ago
    Tim Goodwin, who has turned Marion Local High School into a small-school Ohio football power with seven state championships in 15 years, took home the 2013 Paul Brown Excellence in Coaching Award a...
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  • Soup's on as Bengals turn to Dalton for another playoff ride

    Soup's on as Bengals turn to Dalton for another playoff ride

    bengals.com 15 hours ago
    You'd have to call Bengals president Mike Brown an Andy guy after Tuesday's luncheon. The big gag of the day is the mock turtle soup. As in, since anyone can remember the Bengals have opened the...
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  • Bengals confident Atkins, Hall will be healthy

    Bengals confident Atkins, Hall will be healthy

    One day after placing defensive tackle Geno Atkins and cornerback Leon Hall on the physically unable to perform list, Cincinnati Bengals coaches allayed fears Tuesday that both might end up missing time when training camp begins later this week.
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  • Gio Bernard's goal? Copy Rex Burkhead

    Gio Bernard's goal? Copy Rex Burkhead

    ESPN.com 20 hours ago
    CINCINNATI -- Many of the plays Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson cued on the projection screen during unit meetings back in May and June ended with one player receiving a compliment: running back Rex Burkhead. "That joker,"…
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  • Kristopher Negron's quick home-run 'trot' takes 16.12 seconds

    Kristopher Negron's quick home-run 'trot' takes 16.12 seconds

    yahoo.com 20 hours ago
    Cincinnati Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh said it perfectly: Rookie Kristopher Negron "wasted no time at all" in getting around the bases after clearing the fence for his second career home run Monday night. Negron's solo shot at Miller Park was…
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  • Hobson's Choice: tweaks of the week

    Hobson's Choice: tweaks of the week

    bengals.com 21 hours ago
    Cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick is looking at a pivotal season, his third in the NFL. Always a good read Geoff. I just watched the Rerun of the Cincy/Baltimore game on NFL network, when AJ caught the...
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  • Peralta helps cause with patient at-bat

    Peralta helps cause with patient at-bat

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 22 (yesterday)
    Pitcher Wily Peralta helped manufacture a three-run third inning in Monday's 5-2 win thanks to his 10-pitch at-bat against tough Reds starter Mat Latos.
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  • Camp finally on menu

    Camp finally on menu

    bengals.com Jul 21 (yesterday)
    The Bengals officially open the season Tuesday when they welcome the media to Paul Brown Stadium for the annual training camp luncheon. Here's a glimpse at what Marvin Lewis' coordinators are going to be talking about.
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  • Marvin Jones tweaked ankle working out with Andy Dalton

    Marvin Jones tweaked ankle working out with Andy Dalton

    profootballtalk.com Jul 21 (yesterday)
    The Bengals’ list of players on the non-football injury list surprisingly included receiver Marvin Jones, with an ankle injury. Per a league source, Jones is day-to-day due to a tweaking of the ankle that happened at the post-OTA passing camp arranged b…
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  • Giants sign guard John Sullen

    Giants sign guard John Sullen

    profootballtalk.com Jul 21 (yesterday)
    With stalwart guard Chris Snee electing to retire, the Giants added to their numbers at the position on Monday, signing John Sullen, a first-year pro from Auburn. The signing of Sullen was disclosed in the NFL’s daily personnel notice. Sullen (6-6, 340)…
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  • Bengals have crowded house on PUP, NFI

    Bengals have crowded house on PUP, NFI

    profootballtalk.com Jul 21 (yesterday)
    Maybe it would have been easier for the Bengals to list the players they haven’t put on the Physically Unable to Perform or Non-Football Injury lists. As the team that has gone to the playoffs three straight times prepares to defend its AFC North crown,…
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  • Bengals sign mammoth supplemental draft snub

    Bengals sign mammoth supplemental draft snub

    profootballtalk.com Jul 21 (yesterday)
    Nobody wanted to spend a supplemental draft pick on LaKendrick Ross, but the Bengals didn’t wait long to give him a shot. The Bengals announced Monday they had signed Ross, waiving wide receiver Alex Neutz to clear the roster spot. The 6-foot-4, 350-pou…
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  • Bengals sign rookie DT

    Bengals sign rookie DT

    bengals.com Jul 21 (yesterday)
    The Bengals shored up their training camp numbers along the defensive front Monday when they signed one of the players that weren’t selected in the supplemental draft in Virginia-Lynchburg defens...
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  • Miller Park ready for game after restaurant fire

    Miller Park ready for game after restaurant fire

    MLB.com Jul 21 (yesterday)
    An overnight kitchen fire at one of the restaurants at Miller Park has left some parts of the ballpark damaged, but the team says "most of the operations and fan accommodations will be back to normal" in time for Monday night's game against the Reds.
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  • Yankees 3, Reds 2: A Bloop Leads to a Blooper, Lifting the Yank…

    Yankees 3, Reds 2: A Bloop Leads to a Blooper, Lifting the Yankees to a Sweep

    nytimes.com Jul 20 (3 days ago)
    The Yankees escaped with a victory in the bottom of the ninth when Brian McCann’s bloop single off Aroldis Chapman dropped into short right field after miscommunication by the Reds first and second basemen.
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  • Yanks manufacture a walk-off sweep of Reds

    Yanks manufacture a walk-off sweep of Reds

    MLB.com Jul 20 (3 days ago)
    After the bullpen blew a one-run lead in the top of the eighth, the Yankees retaliated with their own late-inning magic and good fortune in a 3-2 walk-off win over the Reds on Sunday afternoon.
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  • Triple-A Louisville Bats celebrate every win with team selfie

    Triple-A Louisville Bats celebrate every win with team selfie

    yahoo.com Jul 20 (3 days ago)
    The Louisville Bats — the Triple-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds — entered play on Saturday with a 50-50 record through 100 games, which is pretty much the perfect record for a .500 ballclub. However, what's more interesting about the Bats team isn't…
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  • Jocketty targeting a bat as Trade Deadline nears

    Jocketty targeting a bat as Trade Deadline nears

    MLB.com Jul 20 (3 days ago)
    The Reds' lineup is missing two of its best hitters, with Joey Votto and Brandon Phillips on the disabled list, and Jay Bruce has been enduring a subpar season at the plate. Therefore, as the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline quickly approaches, Walt Jo…
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  • Video - Fan Pass: Cincinnati Bengals Cheerleaders calendar shoot 01:58

    Fan Pass: Cincinnati Bengals Cheerleaders calendar shoot

    Jul 22
    Get a behind the scenes look at the calendar shoot for the Cincinnati Bengals Cheerleaders. For more go to Bengals.com.
  • Video - Brewers Walk Off Against Reds 00:43

    Brewers Walk Off Against Reds

    Jul 22
    SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: Jonathan Lucroy's second home run of the night lifted the Brewers past the Reds 4-3.
  • Video - McCann Walks Off 00:18

    McCann Walks Off

    Jul 20
    With the game tied at 2 in the ninth inning and New York Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury at third, catcher Brian McCann hit a popup to shallow right field. Somehow, the ball wasn't caught by the Cincinnati Reds defenders.
  • Video - Yankees Win In Walk-Off 00:51

    Yankees Win In Walk-Off

    Jul 20
    Brian McCann's infield single in the ninth inning scored Jacoby Ellsbury to give the Yankees a 3-2 win over the Reds.

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