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Today, Cris Carter, the Middletown native and receiver elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame earlier this year, said on ESPN that Brown has told him the Bengals decided not to draft Carter because they were worried he wouldn't be able to stay out of …Upvote Share Tweet
Gallery of pitchers with multiple no-hittersIn throwing the second no-hitter of his career, the Reds' Homer Bailey joined an elite fraternity as just the 26th man in the Modern Era with multiple no-nos, writes Cliff Corcoran.Upvote Share Tweet
Mark Schlereth: AFC playoff predictionsESPN.com Jul 3, 2013As part of his ESPN playoff prediction series, NFL analyst Mark Schlereth offers his take on the 2013 fate of the three AFC North teams. While I agree with Schlereth that the Cincinnati Bengals will make the playoffs for the third straight season, I don…Upvote Share Tweet
Extra Mustard: Fans still associate Bengals with thugsExtra Mustard: Fans still associate Bengals with thugsUpvote Share Tweet
Bengals' reputation as harborer of thugs no longer appliesThe Bengals spent the mid-2000s collecting players who got fingerprinted a lot. But those days are behind them. As Paul Daugherty notes, the current core is far from controversial.Upvote Share Tweetcincinnati.com Jul 3, 2013Massachusetts police are investigating former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez for his alleged role in a 2007 shooting that left two men wounded in Gainesville, Florida, according to ESPN sources, and the Bengals' Reggie Nelson — according to a police…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 3, 2013Homer Bailey threw a no-hitter Tuesday night, the first of the 2013 MLB season. Nearly 28,000 fans at Great American Ball Park saw Bailey and the Cincinnati Reds beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0. Many more thousands watched it happen on TV. But how to …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 3, 2013One of the obvious perils of live sports broadcasts is you don't know what emotionally charged athletes are going to do or say. Cut to Cincinnati Reds pitcher Homer Bailey, who threw his second career no-hitter Tuesday night, blanking the San Francisco …Upvote Share Tweet
Giovani Bernard could see time as receiver for Bengalsprofootballtalk.com Jul 3, 2013The Cincinnati Bengals had their choice of any running back in the draft when they selected North Carolina running back Giovani Bernard in the second round in April. The Bengals are hoping Bernard’s skills give them a more dynamic threat at the running …Upvote Share Tweet
Homer's Epic: With his 3-0 no-hit win against the Giants, Homer…With his 3-0 no-hit win against the Giants, Homer Bailey made history. He also proved that he has evolved into the pitcher the Reds always thought he would be, writes Jay Jaffe.Upvote Share Tweet
The Word: Arrgh The Pirates For Real?Jul 3Chris McKendry and Shelley Smith join Michele Steele to discuss whether fans should believe in the latest hot start from the Pirates.
Bailey Ready To Take Next StepJul 3Mark Mulder and Aaron Boone discuss Homer Bailey's no-hitter and whether he can become a consistent top-of-the-rotation pitcher.
Reds Walk Off With WinJul 3Shin-Soo Choo's single in the bottom of the 11th handed the Reds the 3-2 victory over the Giants.
Clayton: Ravens travel new post-title roadJul 3It's unusual for a Super Bowl champion to retool its roster, but the Ravens' strategy makes sense in this era, writes John Clayton.
Kyle Korver agrees to four-year, $24 million deal with Atlanta Hawks, acco…Jul 3Sources close to the situation told ESPN.com on Wednesday night that Kyle Korver has agreed to terms on a four-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks worth an estimated $24 million.
Sources: Evans to sign Pelicans' offer sheetJul 3Former NBA Rookie of the Year Tyreke Evans is ready to leave the Sacramento Kings, according to sources familiar with his thinking.