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Backup blitz: The derby to be Andy Dalton's backup promises to …Updated Apr 17 Share TweetThe derby to be Andy Dalton's backup promises to be a front-burner issue once the Bengals hit the field next month.Source: bengals.comShare TweetThe Bengals match with LB James Harrison sounded great for awhile, but now has turned sour. Reports from NFL.com state that talks have broken off between the 2007 NFL Defensive Player of the Year and the Bengals, who need a linebacker. The Bengals are s…Source: bengalsgab.comShare TweetJay Bruce singled with the bases loaded in the bottom of ninth inning on Wednesday, sending the to a strange 1-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in a game suspended overnight because of rain.Share TweetThe Reds on Wednesday made official the expected news that left-handed pitcher Tony Cingrani will be called up from Triple-A Louisville to start on Thursday vs. the Marlins in injured ace Johnny Cueto's rotation spot.Share TweetBefore the Bengals and linebacker James Harrison started talks on a new contract that appear to be heading nowhere fast, they had veteran linebacker Karlos Dansby in for a visit. They may be getting back in touch. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports…Source: profootballtalk.comShare TweetHave to admit, I always kind of dread when the second-to-last mock of NFL draft season rolls around. Because the only mock that truly matters is the last one you do, and for me that's not forthcoming until next Thursday morning, the day of the draft. Bu…Source: CNNSI.com
BJGE crowns safety, but wonders about enforcementUpdated Apr 17 Share TweetBengals running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis sounds a little bit like his owner when it comes to the "Crown Rule" the league adopted last month.Source: bengals.com
Wake-up: Weeden opens camp as starterUpdated Apr 17 Share TweetThe Cleveland Browns are the first team in the division to take to the field this offseason because teams with new coaches are allowed to hold an early voluntary minicamp. The Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers have begun their…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetThe Reds and Phillies dueled in a scoreless deadlock into the bottom of the ninth on Tuesday, but the conclusion will have to wait until Wednesday, when play resumes at 5:30 p.m. ET.
Phils-Reds suspended due to rain; resume Wed.Updated Apr 17 Share TweetCINCINNATI (AP) The Philadelphia Phillies and Cincinnati Reds managed only two singles apiece on Tuesday night, staying scoreless until their game was suspended because of heavy rain in the middle of the ninth inning.Source: CNNSI.com
Reds Crush Phillies 11-2Apr 17Reds complete sweep of Phillies.
Reds Edge Phillies 1-0Apr 17Reds top Phillies in bottom of the ninth to win resumed game.
Gutierrez: Key players to watch in EastApr 17Who has the most to prove in these playoffs? Israel Gutierrez examines each East series.
Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 6.0Apr 17Have to admit, I always kind of dread when the second-to-last mock of NFL draft season rolls around. Because the only mock that truly matters is the last one you do, and for me that's not forthcoming until next Thursday morning, the day of the draft. Bu…
Phil Jackson 'itching' to return to NBA as either coach or executive, sour…Apr 17After nearly two seasons in retirement, Phil Jackson has become increasingly interested in working in the NBA next season, according to sources familiar with his thinking.