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Carter: Brown took me off Bengals' draft board

Carter: Brown took me off Bengals' draft board

cincinnati.com profootballtalk.com Updated Jul 3, 2013
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 …
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  • Gallery of pitchers with multiple no-hitters

    Gallery of pitchers with multiple no-hitters

    CNNSI.com Jul 3, 2013
    In 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.
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  • Mark Schlereth: AFC playoff predictions

    Mark Schlereth: AFC playoff predictions

    ESPN.com Jul 3, 2013
    As 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…
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  • Extra Mustard: Fans still associate Bengals with thugs

    Extra Mustard: Fans still associate Bengals with thugs

    CNNSI.com Jul 3, 2013
    Extra Mustard: Fans still associate Bengals with thugs
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  • Bengals' reputation as harborer of thugs no longer applies

    Bengals' reputation as harborer of thugs no longer applies

    CNNSI.com Jul 3, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Bengals' Nelson in ESPN report about '07 shooting

    Bengals' Nelson in ESPN report about '07 shooting

    cincinnati.com Jul 3, 2013
    Massachusetts 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…
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  • Homer Bailey’s no-hitter: Reds take great care to authenticate …

    Homer Bailey’s no-hitter: Reds take great care to authenticate it

    yahoo.com Jul 3, 2013
    Homer 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 …
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  • Homer Bailey drops F-bomb on live TV in post no-hitter intervie…

    Homer Bailey drops F-bomb on live TV in post no-hitter interview (Video)

    yahoo.com Jul 3, 2013
    One 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 …
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  • Giovani Bernard could see time as receiver for Bengals

    Giovani Bernard could see time as receiver for Bengals

    profootballtalk.com Jul 3, 2013
    The 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 …
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  • Homer's Epic: With his 3-0 no-hit win against the Giants, Homer…

    Homer's Epic: With his 3-0 no-hit win against the Giants, Homer…

    CNNSI.com Jul 3, 2013
    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.
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  • Video - The Word: Arrgh The Pirates For Real? 03:52

    The Word: Arrgh The Pirates For Real?

    Jul 3
    Chris McKendry and Shelley Smith join Michele Steele to discuss whether fans should believe in the latest hot start from the Pirates.
  • Video - Bailey Ready To Take  Next Step 01:24

    Bailey Ready To Take Next Step

    Jul 3
    Mark Mulder and Aaron Boone discuss Homer Bailey's no-hitter and whether he can become a consistent top-of-the-rotation pitcher.
  • Video - Reds Walk Off With Win 00:32

    Reds Walk Off With Win

    Jul 3
    Shin-Soo Choo's single in the bottom of the 11th handed the Reds the 3-2 victory over the Giants.

Sports Columnists

  • Clayton: Ravens travel new post-title road

    Jul 3
    It'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 3
    Sources 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 sheet

    Jul 3
    Former NBA Rookie of the Year Tyreke Evans is ready to leave the Sacramento Kings, according to sources familiar with his thinking.