Cincinnati Sports News and Rumors

  • Joe Flacco has history of starting fast

    Joe Flacco has history of starting fast

    ESPN.com bengals.com Updated 2 hours ago
    History says the Cincinnati Bengals are going to have a tough time beating Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco in Sunday's season opener. Since Flacco entered the league in 2008, only one quarterback has won more Week 1 games than Flacco. That's Tom…
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  • Reds plan to move RHP Bailey to 60-day DL

    Reds plan to move RHP Bailey to 60-day DL

    ESPN.com 17 hours ago
    The Reds plan to transfer right-hander Homer Bailey to the 60-day disabled list on Tuesday, ending his chances of pitching again this season.
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  • Rookie diary: beginnings and endings

    Rookie diary: beginnings and endings

    bengals.com 19 hours ago
    Another installment of rookie running back Jeremy Hill’s diary as he reflects on his 27 touches for 160 yards in the preseason finale and looks to the Sept. 7 opener in Baltimore. The biggest th...
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  • Monday quick hits: Lewis says Still, Robinson on roster at some…

    Monday quick hits: Lewis says Still, Robinson on roster at some point

    bengals.com 21 hours ago
    Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis says his two most experienced players on the practice squad, defensive tackle Devon Still and center Trevor Robinson, “undoubtedly,’ are going to be on the Bengals ...
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  • Dynamic Hamilton making dash at Reds history

    Dynamic Hamilton making dash at Reds history

    MLB.com 21 hours ago
    It's never too hot in the hot tub for Billy Hamilton. Not only will it make him sweat and make him wet, it's helped keep the dynamic Reds rookie center fielder on the field.
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  • Behind the scenes of a Reds documentary

    Behind the scenes of a Reds documentary

    MLB.com Sep 1 (yesterday)
    Co-writing, narrating and starring in a baseball documentary is one of those things I never would have predicted I'd do as an extension of my job with Major League Baseball. But I'm certainly not complaining about it.
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  • Cut by Bengals, S Manning back with Texans

    Cut by Bengals, S Manning back with Texans

    ESPN.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    Safety Danieal Manning never wanted to leave the Houston Texans, and after an offseason away, he's getting another opportunity with the team. Manning is flying to Houston on Sunday and is expected to sign with the team on Monday pending a physical.
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  • Johnny Cueto Celebrates Win By Flicking Mike Leake's Crotch

    Johnny Cueto Celebrates Win By Flicking Mike Leake's Crotch

    deadspin.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    As today's Reds-Pirates game went final, Johnny Cueto earned his 16th victory of the season. To celebrate, he flicked Mike Leake's balls. Leake definitely felt it. Good game, everyone.Read more...
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  • Chris Clemons out, Danieal Manning expected back in at safety f…

    Chris Clemons out, Danieal Manning expected back in at safety for Texans

    profootballtalk.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    The Texans cut safety Danieal Manning early in the offseason, but there appears to be a reunion in the works. Brian Smith of the Houston Chronicle reports that the team is expected to sign Manning, who was cut by the Bengals, to their 53-man roster if h…
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  • Heisey Hits 2 HRs, Leads Cueto, Reds Over Pirates

    Heisey Hits 2 HRs, Leads Cueto, Reds Over Pirates

    nytimes.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    Chris Heisey hit two home runs, including a tiebreaking shot in the ninth inning, and Johnny Cueto overcame an early jolt to earn his 16th win as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 Sunday.
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  • Heisey's second homer lifts Cueto, Reds in ninth

    Heisey's second homer lifts Cueto, Reds in ninth

    MLB.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    Chris Heisey connected for two home runs, including the one that gave the Reds the lead in the ninth inning for a 3-2 series-salvaging win over the Pirates on Sunday at PNC Park.
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  • Still, Robinson anchor practice squad

    Still, Robinson anchor practice squad

    bengals.com profootballtalk.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    The Bengals signed up their two veterans for the practice squad Sunday when defensive tackle Devon Still and center Trevor Robinson were named the two-year exceptions.
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  • Brewers Acquire Broxton From Reds for 2 Players

    Brewers Acquire Broxton From Reds for 2 Players

    nytimes.com yahoo.com ESPN.com MLB.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    The NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers have acquired right-handed reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Cincinnati Reds for two players to be named.
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  • 2014 record: by the dozen?

    2014 record: by the dozen?

    bengals.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    Last year Bengals.com predicted an 11-5 record before the club launched its 2013 AFC North title trek that finished 11-5. Check out what we say for 2014.
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  • Breaking down Ravens' 53-man roster

    Breaking down Ravens' 53-man roster

    ESPN.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    The Baltimore Ravens' 53-man roster can change before next Sunday's season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals, but here is how the team stands right now (*-denotes a projected starter; x-denotes a suspended player): Quarterbacks (2) Joe Flacco* Tyrod…
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  • Video - Reds Edge Pirates 00:43

    Reds Edge Pirates

    Aug 31
    Chris Heisey hit two home runs to lead the Reds past the Pirates 3-2.
  • Video - Brewers Bolster Bullpen With Broxton 02:14

    Brewers Bolster Bullpen With Broxton

    Aug 31
    ESPN.com MLB editor Christina Kahrl discusses the Brewers' acquisition of reliever Jonathan Broxton in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds.
  • Video - Walker's Homer Lifts Pirates 00:37

    Walker's Homer Lifts Pirates

    Aug 30
    Neil Walker hit his 18th home run of the season in the Pirates' 3-2 win over the Reds.
  • Video - RB Green-Ellis Cut By Bengals 02:32

    RB Green-Ellis Cut By Bengals

    Aug 29
    Coley Harvey discusses why the Bengals decided to cut ties with RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis, as well as who will likely end up carrying their ground game.

Sports Columnists

  • Trying to Put the Instant Back in Replay

    Sep 1
    NEW YORK — In the Art McNally Game Day Central room inside the NFL offices on Park Avenue in midtown Manhattan, I learned over the weekend just how the new replay review system will work, ushered through the process by NFL vice president of officiating …
  • Early Test for NFL's New Domestic Violence Policy

    Sep 1
    Much to address this morning, three days out from the NFL’s 95th season. I was planning to address the Roger Goodell about-face on domestic violence later in the column, but the Ray McDonald arrest at 3 a.m. Sunday in San Jose, and the 49ers defensive t…
  • Clayton's mailbag -- Cuts show trend toward young players

    Aug 31
    John Clayton's mailbag: The last round of cuts showed that job security is shaky for players 30 and older.
  • Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City Thunder stays with Nike after shoe company m…

    Aug 31
    With Kevin Durant on the verge of a move to Under Armour, sources told ESPN on Sunday that Nike has exercised its right to match any rival shoe company's offer to the Oklahoma City Thunder star.