Cincinnati Sports News and Rumors
Mike Brown says Marvin Lewis, Katie Blackburn now run the team
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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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Lucroy, Brewers walk off against reeling RedsESPN.com 8 hours agoJonathan 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Selig visits PNC, pleased with balance in MLBMLB.com 11 hours agoBud 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…Upvote Share TweetCINCINNATI -- 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Defense blitzes to transitionbengals.com 13 hours agoIf 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Bengals tap Marion Local's Goodwin for PB awardbengals.com 14 hours agoTim 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...Upvote Share Tweet
Soup's on as Bengals turn to Dalton for another playoff ridebengals.com 15 hours agoYou'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...Upvote Share TweetOne 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Gio Bernard's goal? Copy Rex BurkheadESPN.com 20 hours agoCINCINNATI -- 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,"…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 20 hours agoCincinnati 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Hobson's Choice: tweaks of the weekbengals.com 21 hours agoCornerback 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...Upvote Share TweetPitcher 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Camp finally on menubengals.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.Upvote Share Tweet
Marvin Jones tweaked ankle working out with Andy DaltonThe 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants sign guard John SullenWith 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)…Upvote Share Tweet
Bengals have crowded house on PUP, NFIMaybe 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,…Upvote Share Tweet
Bengals sign mammoth supplemental draft snubNobody 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Bengals sign rookie DTbengals.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...Upvote Share Tweet
Miller Park ready for game after restaurant fireMLB.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.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.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.Upvote Share Tweet
Yanks manufacture a walk-off sweep of RedsMLB.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.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.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…Upvote Share Tweet
Jocketty targeting a bat as Trade Deadline nearsMLB.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…Upvote Share Tweet
Fan Pass: Cincinnati Bengals Cheerleaders calendar shootJul 22Get a behind the scenes look at the calendar shoot for the Cincinnati Bengals Cheerleaders. For more go to Bengals.com.
Brewers Walk Off Against RedsJul 22SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: Jonathan Lucroy's second home run of the night lifted the Brewers past the Reds 4-3.
McCann Walks OffJul 20With 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.
Yankees Win In Walk-OffJul 20Brian McCann's infield single in the ninth inning scored Jacoby Ellsbury to give the Yankees a 3-2 win over the Reds.
Dallas Mavericks in serious talks with free agent Jameer NelsonJul 22The Dallas Mavericks are hosting free agent Jameer Nelson on a recruiting visit Thursday as part of ongoing negotiations with the former Orlando Magic point guard, according to sources close to the situation.
Chicago Bulls join Cleveland Cavaliers in Kevin Love trade pushJul 22The Cleveland Cavaliers are firmly in the lead to acquire Kevin Love, but the Chicago Bulls are making a renewed push to get into the trade mix for the All-Star power forward, according to sources close to the process.
The Sammy ShowJul 22PITTSFORD, N.Y. — Over coffee Monday morning, Buffalo general manager Doug Whaley told me a story about first-round receiver Sammy Watkins reporting, alone, for an offseason practice at the Bills training center at 6:45 a.m. “He wanted to get his footwo…
Bills Report: Watkins Wows, But in the End It’s Up to E.J.Jul 21I’m in Pittsford, N.Y., summer home of the Buffalo Bills, on the campus of St. John Fisher College, 78 miles east of Orchard Park. I watched the first practice of camp, on Sunday night, and then an afternoon session on Monday. The Bills are in this Roch…