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Reds batter Lynn to take series from Cards

Reds batter Lynn to take series from Cards

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Sep 5, 2013
Reds hit three homers off Lance Lynn to beat Cardinals 6-2.
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  • Reds take set from Cards, gain ground in races

    Reds take set from Cards, gain ground in races

    MLB.com Sep 5, 2013
    With Tony Cingrani returning to the mound on Thursday after missing two starts with a strained lower back, Dusty Baker questioned how much he would get from the left-hander. The answer, thanks in part to a strong offensive attack, turned out to be more …
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  • Has Jermaine Gresham earned extension?

    Has Jermaine Gresham earned extension?

    Ask Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham if he feels he deserves an extension to his contract that runs out after next season. His answer might surprise you. Most players, when posed such an inquiry about whether a longer-term contract or more money shoul…
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  • 11 for 13: On paper and in the national hype machine the Ben……

    11 for 13: On paper and in the national hype machine the Ben…

    bengals.com Sep 5, 2013
    On paper and in the national hype machine the Bengals are an unbeatable 13-3.
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  • Bengals 2013 outlook: Big year expected

    Bengals 2013 outlook: Big year expected

    cincinnati.com ESPN.com Sep 5, 2013
    When it comes to the biggest worries facing the Bengals this season, it isn't the Ravens or the Steelers that have been the largest ones. It's an opponent not even on the schedule.
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  • Bengals special teams: Returning to form

    Bengals special teams: Returning to form

    cincinnati.com Sep 5, 2013
    A punt return is the NFL's equivalent of facing the obstacle course on 'Wipeout.' If you survive the first couple of challenges, there's always that tackle or trip out of nowhere between a good return and a touchdown.
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  • Daugherty: Dalton's the last unknown for Bengals

    Daugherty: Dalton's the last unknown for Bengals

    cincinnati.com Sep 5, 2013
    Despite all the game-within-the-game complexity, finding a winning formula in the NFL is an obvious task: Acquire a very good quarterback. Keep him healthy.
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  • Bengals offensive preview: Looking to rise

    Bengals offensive preview: Looking to rise

    cincinnati.com Sep 5, 2013
    We have a basic idea of what to expect from the Bengals defense, which has finished in the league's top 10 three of the past four years. The offense, however, remains an enigma.
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  • Bengals backup OT Collins ready to fill in

    Bengals backup OT Collins ready to fill in

    ESPN.com Sep 5, 2013
    CINCINNATI -- For Cincinnati Bengals left tackle Andrew Whitworth, the waiting game continues. Once again, the eight-year veteran was held out of a practice, working Thursday on conditioning drills instead of game preparation as he recovers from offseas…
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  • Matchup of the Game: Sons also rise

    Matchup of the Game: Sons also rise

    bengals.com Sep 5, 2013
    In one of those games that is simply going to be decided at the line of scrimmage, no questions asked, this matchup of sons of two of the tougher NFL players in the '80s and '90s is the marquee joust.
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  • Bengals look to reverse opening-day trend

    Bengals look to reverse opening-day trend

    ESPN.com Sep 5, 2013
    Cincinnati cornerback Leon Hall remembers exactly how Bengals fans reacted one year ago next Tuesday when he and his teammates were blown out by Baltimore in their latest season opener. "It wasn't a very good reaction," he said. A 44-13 defeat…
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  • NFL Week 1 picks: Could an aggressive defense give the Saints a…

    NFL Week 1 picks: Could an aggressive defense give the Saints an ed…

    CNNSI.com Sep 5, 2013
    Could an aggressive defense give the Saints an edge over the Falcons? That and more Week 1 picks.
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  • Reds lay it down in extras, 'it' being a victory

    Reds lay it down in extras, 'it' being a victory

    MLB.com Sep 5, 2013
    What made the Reds' 5-4 loss to the Cardinals on Wednesday particularly vexing was Buntapalooza, a squaring-up spree that sprouted up in extras and absolutely killed the Reds' would-be rallies.
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  • Adams' second homer in extras delivers clutch victory

    Adams' second homer in extras delivers clutch victory

    MLB.com Sep 5, 2013
    Matt Adams, who entered after Allen Craig's injury, homered twice in extra innings in the Cardinals' 5-4 win over the Reds on Wednesday to pull closer to the NL Central-leading Pirates.
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  • Reds Run Suicide Squeeze With Two Outs In The 15th Inning

    Reds Run Suicide Squeeze With Two Outs In The 15th Inning

    deadspin.com Sep 5, 2013
    Dusty Baker called for a suicide squeeze with two on and two out in the 15th inning and guess what? It didn't work. The Cardinals took the lead the following inning on a Matt Adams home run and defeated the Reds 5-4.Read more...
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  • Video - Preview: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Chicago Bears 02:39

    Preview: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Chicago Bears

    Sep 5
    NFL Films previews the Week 1 matchup between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Chicago Bears.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: CIN-CHI 00:46

    Countdown Daily Prediction: CIN-CHI

    Sep 5
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Cincinnati at Chicago
  • Video - AFC North predictions 07:48

    AFC North predictions

    Sep 5
    The "NFL AM" crew discusses which team will be able to take the AFC North crown away from the Baltimore Ravens.
  • Video - Reds Power Past Cardinals 00:32

    Reds Power Past Cardinals

    Sep 5
    Todd Frazier hit two home runs to lead the Reds past the Cardinals 6-2.

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