Cincinnati Sports News and Rumors
Alfredo Simon scattered four hits over six-plus relatively stress-free innings, allowing one unearned run with three strikeouts and two walks to outduel Cubs ace Jeff Samardzija and lead the Reds to a 4-1 win.Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Apr 18 (yesterday)Phillips leapt his way into a fan photo before this afternoon's Reds-Cubs game at Wrigley:Read more...Upvote Share Tweet
Back spasms lead to Phillips' early exitMLB.com Apr 18 (yesterday)Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips was removed in the third inning of Friday's 4-1 win over the Cubs for precautionary reasons after suffering back spasms.Upvote Share TweetCincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman has been cleared to throw batting practice for the first time since he was hit in the face by a line drive during an exhibition game on March 19.Upvote Share Tweet
Bengals passing strength testbengals.com Apr 18 (yesterday)Chip Morton is about to oversee a massive weight room overhaul. The Bengals’ $2 million facelift of their player space that should be completed sometime after the 2014 season is in response to m...Upvote Share Tweet
Bengals, A.J. Green not talking about a new contract yetprofootballtalk.com Apr 17 (yesterday)By May 3, the Bengals inevitably will exercise the fifth-year option on receiver A.J. Green’s contract. The bigger question is whether the Bengals will be extending Green’s contract by more than a year. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, talk…Upvote Share TweetFor some NFL teams, a practical impediment exists to hosting games in London: The stadium lease. Some leases require all “home” games to be played in the home stadium, with no “home” games played elsewhere. The Bengals’ lease at Paul Brown Stadium previ…Upvote Share Tweet
Bengals mourn passing of Marvin Lewis' fatherbengals.com Apr 17 (yesterday)Marvin Lewis Sr., the Ohio River mill worker often credited with bequeathing his son the toughness and work ethic that have defined his teams in Cincinnati for a dozen years, died Thursday afternoo...Upvote Share Tweet
Another jam-packed PFT on NBCSN todayprofootballtalk.com Apr 17 (2 days ago)Thursday’s edition of Pro Football Talk on NBCSN expands back to an hour. And we’ll be covering plenty of ground during that time. It’s Bengals and Chargers draft preview day, and we’ve interviewed Cincinnati coach Marvin Lewis and San Diego coach Mike …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 17 (2 days ago)Chad Johnson is back in football. It's not exactly what the one-time star receiver envisioned, probably, but it'll do. Johnson, who is mostly known for his time with the Bengals, signed with the Canadian Football League's Montreal Alouettes, the league …Upvote Share Tweet
Taylor Mays working way back from shoulder dislocation and labrum tearprofootballtalk.com Apr 17 (3 days ago)The Cincinnati Bengals lost safety Taylor Mays for the season when he suffered a torn labrum and dislocated shoulder last October. Mays dislocated his shoulder when attempting to tackle Bilal Powell in a game against the New York Jets. According to Tom …Upvote Share Tweet
Bengals second the notionbengals.com Apr 16 (3 days ago)Maybe Bengals fans shouldn’t be so jacked about that first round of the NFL Draft on May 8. Just maybe it’s that amazing second round on May 9 that should hold their attention.Upvote Share Tweet
Dalton is a quarterback at a crossroadsESPN.com Apr 16 (3 days ago)CINCINNATI -- Andy Dalton is standing at a career crossroads. This could be a make or break year for him. OK, maybe "break" isn't quite the word to use here. For the Cincinnati Bengals quarterback, it's more like this could wind up being a mak…Upvote Share TweetRemove a playoff nightmare from the equation and Cincinnati Reds right-hander Johnny Cueto is the unquestioned daddy of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Cueto pitched a three-hitter Wednesday afternoon, striking out a career-high 12 and walking none against the …Upvote Share TweetKevin Huber isn’t going anywhere, but the Bengals signed a punter Wednesday to share the load in training camp when they inked former Jet T.J. Conley after a tryout at Paul Brown Stadium. The 6-3,...Upvote Share Tweet
Reds Roll CubsApr 18The Reds beat the Cubs 4-1, handing Chicago its fifth straight loss.
Cueto Tosses Gem, Shuts Out PiratesApr 16Johnny Cueto struck out a career-high 12 batters, and Joey Votto hit a two-run homer to lead the Reds to a 4-0 win over the Pirates.
Reds Power Past PiratesApr 15Mike Leake struck out eight batters and hit a two-run home run to lead the Reds past the Pirates 7-5.
Roster Reset: Cincinnati BengalsApr 15The "NFL Total Access" crew takes a look back at the Cincinnati Bengals offseason moves and forecasts how they will play out in the 2014 season.
NBA salary cap projected to rise nearly $5 millionApr 19The NBA has informed teams that it is projecting a rise in the salary cap of nearly $5 million for next season, according to sources.
Memphis Grizzlies' Nick Calathes mounting defense, calls suspension unfairApr 19Suspended Memphis Grizzlies guard Nick Calathes is mounting a defense against a 20-game suspension handed down Friday for violation of the NBA's drug policy, citing it as unfair.
Mike Woodson, coach of New York Knicks, won't have fate decided this weeke…Apr 18While it is widely believed that the New York Knicks have already made the decision to move on from coach Mike Woodson, sources tell ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard that nothing will be announced this weekend.
2014 NBA Playoffs: Mark Jackson's game of thronesApr 17Is a trip to the Western Conference finals the only thing that can save Mark Jackson's job?