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Arroyo makes first playoff win a masterpiece

Arroyo makes first playoff win a masterpiece

MLB.com Updated Oct 7, 2012
On Sunday night, Reds catcher Ryan Hanigan was on the receiving end of all 91 pitches of Bronson Arroyo's finest October outing among a dozen he has pitched, this one a dominating seven-inning start that put the Reds on the road to a commanding 2-0 lead…
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  • Fifth quarter: Dolphins 17, Bengals 13

    Fifth quarter: Dolphins 17, Bengals 13

    Joe Reedy offers his Fifth Quarter breakdown of the Bengals' 17-13 loss.
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  • Lincecum Will Not Start Game 3; He Will Probably Work Out of Bu…

    Lincecum Will Not Start Game 3; He Will Probably Work Out of Bullpen

    nytimes.com yahoo.com Oct 7, 2012
    Ryan Vogelsong, who at 35 had the best season of his career, will most likely start when the series shifts to Cincinnati on Tuesday.
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  • Baker has high praise for dependable LeCure

    Baker has high praise for dependable LeCure

    MLB.com Oct 7, 2012
    Before Mat Latos came up big in emergency relief for the Reds in their 5-2 Game 1 win in the National League Division Series on Saturday night, reliever Sam LeCure also delivered in a time of crisis.
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  • Scott possibly done for the year with torn ACL

    Scott possibly done for the year with torn ACL

    cincinnati.com Oct 7, 2012
    At the beginning of the year the Bengals had talked about having a backfield by committee. That plan though looks like it might never get off the ground.
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  • The Colts Discount Double Checked And B.J. Raji-Shuffled All Ov…

    The Colts Discount Double Checked And B.J. Raji-Shuffled All Over The Packers: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Oct 7, 2012
    Here's where we're putting the GIFs of the week, from Donald Brown triumphantly trolling the Packers to Brandon Lloyd dancing around like no one's looking. Only the Chargers and Saints have yet to play, so let's see what the week had to offer. More »
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  • Facing Chapman was 'fun' for Panda

    Facing Chapman was 'fun' for Panda

    MLB.com Oct 7, 2012
    Pablo Sandoval offered a one-word answer Sunday when he was asked what it was like to face Reds closer Aroldis Chapman in the ninth inning of Game 1 of the National League Division Series.
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  • Cueto back in Cincy, with status for series uncertain

    Cueto back in Cincy, with status for series uncertain

    MLB.com CNNSI.com ESPN.com Oct 7, 2012
    Reds pitcher Johnny Cueto returned to Cincinnati on Sunday, one day after his start was cut short by back spasms eight pitches into facing the Giants during the opener of the National League Division Series.
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  • Dolphins-Bengals Postgame Quotes

    Dolphins-Bengals Postgame Quotes

    bengals.com Oct 7, 2012
    VS. POSTGAME QUOTESOCTOBER 7, 2012 BENGALS COACH MARVIN LEWIS Opening statement:“We let a good opportunity get away from us today. There is no doubt in my mind about that. We gave up a t...
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  • Twitter Lets Bud Selig Know That The Teams With Better Records …

    Twitter Lets Bud Selig Know That The Teams With Better Records Are Getting Screwed

    deadspin.com Oct 7, 2012
    SI's Jay Jaffe had it pretty much pegged in August: the MLB's Division Series format this year makes just about no sense, and as a result, we're seeing teams with superior records (and more exciting stories, like the upstart A's) wading into unfriendly …
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  • Quick hits: Lewis thought two FGs would win it; Bengals fear wo…

    Quick hits: Lewis thought two FGs would win it; Bengals fear worst for Scott; Chad sighting

    bengals.com Oct 7, 2012
    A grim Marvin Lewis called it right away. It’s the kind of AFC loss at home that can haunt. "We let an opportunity get away today. We've got to put the ball in the end zone," said Lewis after Sunda...
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  • Wrap-up: Ravens 9, Chiefs 6

    Wrap-up: Ravens 9, Chiefs 6

    ESPN.com Oct 7, 2012
    Thoughts on the Baltimore Ravens' 9-6 win at the Kansas City Chiefs: What it means: The Ravens improved to 4-1 and took sole possession of first place in the AFC North after the Bengals lost to Miami. Baltimore escaped with its first road win of the yea…
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  • Bengals Win Streak Snapped in Flat 17-13 Loss to Dolphins

    Bengals Win Streak Snapped in Flat 17-13 Loss to Dolphins

    The Bengals seemed to be riding high following last weeks win over the Jaguars. They played Sunday at home vs the Dolphins like a team that was flat and was ready for a letdown, falling to the young Dolphins 17-13 to fall to 3-2 on the year. Mike Nugent…
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  • Cincinnati’s Cup: Team created trophy provides motivation for R…

    Cincinnati’s Cup: Team created trophy provides motivation for Reds

    yahoo.com Oct 7, 2012
    Keeping focused and staying motivated for 162 games can be a very challenging task for even the best of major league teams. That wasn't a problem for the Cincinnati Reds during their division championship season in 2012, however, or at least it wasn't a…
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  • Dolphins hold one-point edge at the half

    Dolphins hold one-point edge at the half

    profootballtalk.com Oct 7, 2012
    Correction week could be continuing in Cincinnati, when the 1-3 Dolphins are poised to knock off the 3-1 Bengals.  At the half, Miami holds a one-point lead in a low-scoring game, 7-6. The Dolphins are hanging in there despite injuries in the secondary …
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  • Ex-Bengals cheerleader reaches deal in sex case

    Ex-Bengals cheerleader reaches deal in sex case

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Oct 7, 2012
    COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- A former cheerleader for the Cincinnati Bengals apparently has reached a plea deal in the sex abuse case against her.
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  • Dolphins-Bengals Inactives

    Dolphins-Bengals Inactives

    As the Bengals prepare to face the Dolphins at PBS in about 30 minutes, here’s a quick glance at the inactives. The Bengals are sitting some of the usual suspects, particularly DB’s Dre Kirkpatrick and Jason Allen, both of whom are still recovering fr
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  • Division Series Yak-Athon: Your MLB Playoffs Open Thread

    Division Series Yak-Athon: Your MLB Playoffs Open Thread

    deadspin.com Oct 7, 2012
    All day October baseball! At 12:07, the A's-who took a punch from the Tigers in chilly Detroit last night-have a chance to even the series. At 3:07, the Nationals get their first look at the postseason since the franchise was-holy shit, since 1981?
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  • Bengals start intact secondary

    Bengals start intact secondary

    bengals.com Oct 7, 2012
    The Bengals had their top-line secondary intact for the first time in three weeks Sunday, at least  for the beginning of the game against the Dolphins before a Paul Brown Stadium sellout. They were...
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  • Ryan Ludwick makes acrobatic catches in left field

    Ryan Ludwick makes acrobatic catches in left field

    yahoo.com Oct 7, 2012
    It might not have been a textbook performance (particularly his twirling second catch), but outfielder Ryan Ludwick of the Cincinnati Reds put on an entertaining show in the sixth and seventh innings Saturday night. Ludwick, whose offensive revival this…
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  • MLB Notebook: Phillips leads Reds in Game 1

    MLB Notebook: Phillips leads Reds in Game 1

    MLB.com Oct 7, 2012
    In the Reds' 5-2 win over the Giants on Saturday, Cincinnati second baseman Brandon Phillips became the first leadoff hitter with three hits and three RBIs in a postseason Game 1.
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  • NLDS Game 1: Mat Latos rescues Reds in 5-2 win over Giants

    NLDS Game 1: Mat Latos rescues Reds in 5-2 win over Giants

    yahoo.com Oct 7, 2012
    Score and situation: The Cincinnati Reds jumped out to a 1-0 series lead with a resilient 5-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park. Leading lads: With Johnny Cueto lost early to back spasms, scheduled Game 3 starter Mat Latos volunteer…
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Dolphins-Bengals Recap 01:26

    Sunday Blitz: Dolphins-Bengals Recap

    Oct 7
    Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Dolphins 17-13 win over the Bengals
  • Video - Dolphins Hold Off Bengals 00:32

    Dolphins Hold Off Bengals

    Oct 7
    Daniel Thomas and Reggie Bush scored rushing touchdowns to lead the Dolphins over the Bengals 17-13.
  • Video - Dolphins vs. Bengals highlights 02:11

    Dolphins vs. Bengals highlights

    Oct 7
    The Miami Dolphins defeat the Cincinnati Bengals in their Week 5 matchup, 17-13.
  • Video - Bengals postgame press conference 01:59

    Bengals postgame press conference

    Oct 7
    Cincinnati Bengals react following a loss to the Dolphins.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Broncos were prepared mentally, but not physically, for Patriot…

    Oct 7
    FOXBORO, Mass. -- After another loss to New England was in the books -- their third in the span of 10 games, including last season's playoffs -- Champ Bailey and the rest of his Broncos teammates found the repetition of it all a little wearing.
  • Don Banks: No shortage of heroes in Colts' inspiring tribute win; more Sna…

    Oct 7
    FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we take stock of an offensively sloppy but memorable Week 5 in the NFL....