Cincinnati Bengals: Mike Brown Likes Vontaze Burfict’s Passion

When Vontaze Burfict was hit with a three-game suspension, Cincinnati Bengals fans took sides. There were the diehard faithful that looked at the WILL linebacker as a passionate throwback. Yet, there were also the angry few that called him a cancer in the locker room. With the start of training camp around the corner, the […]

Cleveland Browns Turnaround Could Be Sooner Than Expected

As the days inch closer to the sweat and grunts of training camp, Cleveland Browns fans are wary. Since the Browns were reborn in 1999, there have been eight different commanders. Promises have been made and players have come and gone. The fans by the lake are hungry and disgruntled. The once proud Dawg Pound […]

Bengals Training Camp: Andy Dalton In A Good Place

When it comes to firepower, the Cincinnati Bengals have been on the cutting edge. Since the Dalton-Green era started in 2011, the Bengals are usually respected, when it comes offense. But, with that notoriety comes the possibility of theft. It seems that other franchises are hungry (desperate) for the same achievements. The easiest route is […]

Will The Bengals Be Prepared For The Playoffs?

As the 2016 season nears, the Cincinnati Bengals have a few questions to answer. Last year’s implosion, during the AFC Wild Card game, caused Bengals faithful to question their team. Yet, the regular season was filled with the dominance that Cincinnati fans have come to expect. If the mythical playoff win is to be had […]

Bengals Training Camp: Who Replaces Tyler Eifert?

Amid the hyped atmosphere of training camp, the Cincinnati Bengals have a problem. When the regular season starts, Pro Bowl tight end Tyler Eifert will be in recovery mode. Eifert injured his ankle during the Hawaii game. Incidents like that make the Pro Bowl seem like an unnecessary anomaly. If star players end up needing […]

Cincinnati Bengals: Will 2016 Produce A Playoff Win?

Training camp is around the corner for the majority of NFL teams. Once again, the quest for regular season superiority and dominance will be on the minds of 32 teams. The Cincinnati Bengals will be one of those franchises. Since 2011, they have been a fixture in primetime postseason play. Unfortunately, the story has been […]

Andy Dalton Continues His Workouts With Tom House

The Cincinnati Bengals had an amazing 2015 season. They came within a few seconds of winning that elusive playoff game head coach Marvin Lewis has been hunting. Much of the Bengals’ success was due to the play of Andy Dalton. He came of age and gave everyone quite a surprise performance. Now, the question is, […]

What’s Next For The Struggling Cincinnati Reds?

After taking two-of-three from the mighty Chicago Cubs, the Cincinnati Reds came tumbling back to earth. The Reds were swept by the Miami Marlins. Sunday’s 7-3 scorching was the final game for the Redlegs until the conclusion of the All-Star break. A few days off could certainly help Cincinnati brass plan the next moves. The […]

Cincinnati Bengals: Can Marvin Lewis Deliver The Results Fans Want?

Another year of football has passed and Bengals fans are still dreaming of visions of thunderstorms on rainy nights and flipping catches in the end zone. That fateful January 9 Wild Card game has become legendary. It was a crossroads for the past and present of Cincinnati Bengals football. Marvin Lewis has been the architect […]

Cincinnati Reds: Should Bryan Price Be The Next To Go?

The Cincinnati Reds are falling apart quickly. In an uncharacteristic move, Reds team president Walt Jocketty showed a rare glimpse of his emotions. Pitching coach Mark Riggins was fired, on Monday. The move came amid swirls of rumors that something was going to happen. With the Reds in the midst of a horrendous season, Riggins’ […]

Why The Cincinnati Bengals Will Dominate The AFC North

If you haven’t noticed, the Bengals are suddenly becoming the darlings of the NFL. Most Bengals faithful would gladly offer arguments over the details. They would also be inclined to mention that most people (analysts and long time doubters) are merely getting set to jump on the bandwagon. After five current players made the NFL […]

Cincinnati Bengals: Is Burfict’s Passion Over The Top?

The time is approaching quickly. There are only 76 days left until the NFL kicks off a new season. Training camp will blow by and the battles will soon begin. But before the games are set to be played, the annual Vontaze Burfict question is upon Bengals fans. Is Burfict a dirty player? His passion […]

Cincinnati Bengals Building Another Dominating Defense

When frenzied crowds are holding signs that urge the defense to produce, they don’t care how it’s done. The only thing that matters is the end result. The Cincinnati Bengals are preparing for another AFC North crown. In order to achieve that goal, an emphasis must be put on what delivered the division win last […]

Are The Cincinnati Bengals Ready For Zimmer And The Vikings?

When Mike Zimmer ended his reign as defensive coordinator for the Cincinnati Bengals, there were signs of panic. Bengals fans had gotten used to the high-caliber system and players demanded by the current Vikings head coach. The general feeling was one of uneasiness. Could the Bengals continue fielding a dominant defense, without his input? They […]

Andy Dalton Set To Rock The AFC North

The 2015 season was a roller coaster of emotions for the Cincinnati Bengals. After rolling to an 8-0 start, they wowed doubters and picked up more than a few fans along the way. The year seemed to be on an uphill curve, until Week 14. Andy Dalton suffered a thumb injury. The offense struggled at […]

Cincinnati Bengals: Andy Dalton Looking Better Than Ever

The Cincinnati Bengals are dealing with a reluctant celebrity. Quarterback Andy Dalton has raised the eyebrows of fans and the attention of defensive coordinators. Dalton made the NFL Network’s Top 100 list, for the first time in his six-year career. Dalton is backing his No. 35 ranking and threatening to break it this season. He’s […]

Cleveland Browns: A Few Reasons To Believe

The Dog Days of summer aren’t that far away. OTAs closed on a great note and the Cleveland Browns will soon be in training camp. There’s a sense of energy in the air around the shores of Lake Erie. There’s a definite vibe that’s sending a new message to Browns fans. Hue Jackson promised that […]

Cincinnati Reds: Is Alfredo Simon On The Way Out?

The Cincinnati Reds blew a golden opportunity. Once again the pitching of Alfredo Simon was the Reds’ undoing. The St. Louis Cardinals smashed the Redlegs by a final score of 12-7. The Cards tied the three-game series at one game a piece. Simon was brought back to give support and direction to the Reds’ young […]

Reds Welcome Leake Back With Walk-Off Win

The Cincinnati Reds did what they had to do. They took on former teammate Mike Leake and handed him and the St. Louis Cardinals a 7-6 loss. The Redlegs have won seven of their last 10 games and seem to be turning things around. The bats are starting to come alive and the pitching staff […]

Reds-Cardinals: Can The Redlegs Deliver A Win?

So far, the 2016 season has been a recurring nightmare for the Cincinnati Reds. They are performing at the level expected after wholesale changes to the pitching rotation and offense. As the Reds prepare for a three-game series with the St. Louis Cardinals, the hope is that they can continue their winning ways. Mike Leake […]

Cincinnati Reds: Is This Finally The Team Fans Wanted?

The Cincinnati Reds dropped the last game of their series against the Washington Nationals. But, they were still able to wrangle two-of-three from the National League East leaders. Washington snapped the Reds season-high four-game winning streak. Even in defeat, the Reds seemed to look like a different team. Is this the team Reds faithful has […]

Reds Power Past Rockies For 11-8 Win

The Cincinnati Reds started the last series of their road trip with a huge victory. The Reds pounded the Colorado Rockies 11-8. The game was definitely not a pitcher’s duel. But the Redlegs were able to get their offense on track. Coors Field has been very friendly to Cincinnati batters. The Reds put on a […]

Reds Lose To Brew Crew, Rockies On Deck

The Reds lost the rubber match against the Brewers. After whetting the appetites of loyal fans, the Redlegs dropped a 5-4 decision to the Brew Crew. Right-hander Jimmy Nelson had a shaky start, but got over his nerves and helped the Brewers get the win. The Rockies are waiting. The Reds’ modest winning streak was […]

The Taste Of Cincinnati: Memorial Day Weekend Feast

It’s that time again. Fireworks will be popping, and the smells of intoxicating food will fill the air. Saturday through Monday, the annual Taste of Cincinnati will be taking visitors to gastric ecstasy. The event is now the longest-running culinary arts festival in the country, after starting in 1979. It brings food, rides, and music […]

Cincinnati Reds: Dodgers Bump Losing Streak To Nine

The Cincinnati Reds lost another game. The Dodgers routed the slumping Reds, by a score of 8-2. The loss brought the current losing streak to nine in a row. That hasn’t been accomplished since 1993. The Reds are starting to look more and more like the rebuilding baseball team that was predicted. They’ve become a […]

Kershaw Masterful In Win Over Reds

It wasn’t a duel in the desert, but it had the feel of a heavyweight fight. The Reds eventually lost their eighth straight game. The Los Angeles Dodgers survived the night with a 1-0 victory over Cincinnati. The Reds got the pitching effort they wanted. But the end result was another story. Before the Reds […]

Seattle Mariners Hand Reds Second Straight Sweep

It was another team and another series for the Cincinnati Reds. But, the results were still the same. The Seattle Mariners knocked off the Reds in a weekend series that ended with a 5-4 victory. The Reds went winless, during their homestand. The loss dropped Cincinnati to 15-28, for the season. The Reds opened the […]

Reds Continue Losing Ways, Indians Complete Sweep

The Cincinnati Reds were swept by the Cleveland Indians. In the process of losing a 7-2 decision to the Tribe, the Reds managed to lose their starting pitcher. Tim Adleman backed off the mound and grimaced in pain. He left the game in the fourth frame with a strained left oblique muscle. The Reds luck […]

Reds Brace For Finale Against The Tribe

The Reds will try to salvage one game of the Ohio Cup series at Great American Ball Park. The Indians have taken out their frustrations on Cincinnati and their beleaguered bullpen. When the two teams battle Thursday night, Reds pitchers will be under the gun to do better. After giving up a two-run lead late […]

Reds’ Bullpen Strikes Again

The Cincinnati Reds blew a late lead and fell to the Cleveland Indians. The Reds’ bullpen continued to struggle, as they allowed another come-from-behind victory. They are quickly gaining a reputation as one of the worst in the Majors. The 12-inning, 8-7 meltdown has fans in an uproar. Players are searching for answers and coaches […]

Cincinnati Reds: Tribe Visits GABP For Ohio Cup Finale

The Cleveland Indians will travel south to invade the friendly confines of Great American Ball Park. The Reds will continue their Ohio Cup series with the start of a two-game set. Cincinnati was swept by the Indians in Cleveland and will try to get things going at home. The Reds ended an atrocious road trip, […]

Reds-Indians: Reds Look To Finish Strong

The Reds have already dug themselves into a hole on the current road trip. Losing two-of-three to the Phillies has put them in sweep mode for the Cleveland Indians series. The short two-game hookup will be the first of two home and home battles between the rivals. Going into Monday night’s game, the Reds look […]

Reds Use Big Fourth Inning To Power Past Phillies

A huge fourth inning helped the Cincinnati Reds top the Philadelphia Phillies. The 9-4 victory helped the Reds bounce back from a three-game losing streak, while also salvaging one of the games against the Phillies. The Reds went to the power game to snap the modest slide. Eugenio Suarez rocked a three-run homer to power […]

Barnhart’s Homer Helps Power Reds Past Pirates

The Cincinnati Reds got back to their winning ways with a win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Reds were able to power their way past the Pirates for a 3-2 victory. Three solo shots helped Cincinnati get back in the left column. The bullpen showed up and was able to provide the relief needed to […]

Reds Win, Bullpen Snaps Streak

The Cincinnati Reds were able to extend their winning streak. Cincinnati made it three games in a row, as they defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1. The win helped them draw closer to the.500 mark. Their victory was an important achievement for the bullpen also. The W helped the much maligned relievers stop a horrendous streak. […]

Reds Climb Out Of Basement With Win Over Brewers

The Cincinnati Reds were able to continue a modest two-game winning streak. After blasting four homers against the Giants, the Redlegs continued their power surge. With home runs from Jay Bruce, Brandon Phillips, and Adam Duvall, Cincinnati defeated the Milwaukee Brewers. The 9-5 thumping helped the Reds climb out of the Central Division basement. The […]

Reds Try To Get Back On Track Against Brewers

The Cincinnati Reds were able to salvage one of their games against San Francisco. With a 7-4 drubbing of the Giants, the Reds got back to winning. Cincinnati is languishing in the basement of the National League Central. They start a four-game series with the Brewers on Thursday night. Some home cooking against the Brew […]

Bengals’ Defense Should Have A Chip On Every Shoulder

After making the playoffs for five consecutive years, the Cincinnati Bengals are playing with the big boys. They came within a field goal of moving on to the AFC Divisional Round. Analysts had the men in orange and black defeating Denver and moving on to play the Patriots. In fact, the Bengals were the favorites […]

Cincinnati Bengals: Back To Business

With the 2016 NFL draft a distant memory, it’s time for teams to ink players and get back to business. The Bengals draft class is a representation of what the team has been able to do over the past five years. They were able to draft speed, strength, and toughness with their picks. They were […]

Bengals End Draft With Praise And Sound Players

The Bengals draft class of 2016 has been a surprise for some and just another weekend at the office for others. The moves made by Cincinnati were the types that can frustrate bandwagon fans. But, Bengals faithful and analysts have been raving about the picks made by the war room. They made sound decisions. Now, […]

Bengals Secure Secondary With William Jackson III

William Jackson III is where he’s supposed to be. The Cincinnati Bengals went to their bag of tricks and surprised the draftniks. After weeks of speculation and drama, Bengals brass selected Jackson in the first round of the NFL draft. Thursday night’s selection had been rumored to be all about offense. With the departure of […]

Cincinnati Bengals 2016 NFL Draft: The War Room Will Be Ready

The 2016 NFL Draft has been lurking around corners and hiding out long enough. Now, with the boldness of a draw play on fourth-and-fifteen, the time has come. Mock draft scenarios have been done by everyone that claims a football pedigree. The Cincinnati Bengals will be ready with their war room selections. Head coach Marvin […]

Bengals And A.J. Hawk Say Farewell

The Cincinnati Bengals are still making roster moves. Veteran linebacker A.J. Hawk was released by the franchise Tuesday. Hawk spent one season with the Bengals after they acquired him as a free agent signing. The announcement was made after Alex Marvez of Fox Sports reported the Bengals’ desire to say farewell to the 11-year veteran. […]

Shaky Pitching Continues To Seal Reds’ Fate

The Cincinnati Reds weren’t crooning that Frank Sinatra classic in unison. In fact, they may have wanted to be anywhere else, after getting thumped by the New York Mets. As far as the news that was spread, it was a late inning home run that sealed the Reds fate. The friendly confines of Citi Field […]

Can The Reds Right The Ship?

The Reds (9-10) are back on the road grind again. After being blanked by the Chicago Cubs to end a seven-game home stand, Cincinnati will try to rebound against the New York Mets (10-7). A huge heaping of home cooking didn’t get things right for the Reds. Winning only three of the seven games at […]

Do The Bengals Need A Running Back?

The 2015 season must have seemed like a surreal dream for the Bengals. Cincinnati was on the verge of taking the postseason trip to the next level, when tragedy struck. With 1:33 to go in the game, running back Jeremy Hill appeared to have fumbled the ball. The play was reviewed and the call was […]

Ninth Inning Heroics Help Reds Top Rockies

Looking to take the rubber game of the series, the Cincinnati Reds started the home ninth inning in style. Brandon Phillips lined a hit up the middle. Jay Bruce followed with a hit to right, advancing Phillips to third base. Scott Schebler struck out. Catcher Tucker Barnhart stepped in and lined a rope to right. […]

Reds’ Stephenson Delivers On-Call Magic

Robert Stephenson was called upon again. The Reds’ young pitcher was able to live up to his billing on Tuesday night. After filling in for Alfredo Simon, the talented right-hander was able to push the Reds past the Colorado Rockies. With his second house call, Stephenson helped the Redlegs move back to the.500 mark. The […]

Bengals Putting Wild Card Behind, Moving Forward

The season starts now for the Men in Stripes. With the Bengals beginning their off-season workout routine on Monday, the quest for success is under way. After suffering a season ending thumb fracture, quarterback Andy Dalton is back to throwing missiles. Players are vowing the January 9 Wild Card loss has been laid to rest. […]

Is There Any Hope For Johnny Manziel?

The drama just doesn’t end for Johnny Football. Jonathan Paul Manziel has become the laughingstock of the NFL. The mere mention of his name brings thoughts of underachievement and wasted talent. Since being released by the Cleveland Browns, Manziel is still making headlines. His claims about playing football again are in serious jeopardy. More importantly, […]