| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:59 AM
It was an extremely costly 22-20 overtime loss for the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday night against the Miami Dolphins, and not only because of the outcome of the game.
Pro Bowl defensive tackle Geno Atkins, one of the most disruptive interior linemen...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Back in November 2003, during my first stint covering high schools for the Sun-Sentinel, I wrote a story on a skinny, but skilled, 5-foot-11, 175-pound senior quarterback/safety starring for a small Broward County school.
The player was starting to...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:33 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals are starting to assert themselves in the AFC North, and that's scary.
They usually falter sometime during the season when they lose two or three consecutive games, but that isn't happening in Cincinnati. Instead, it has happened...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Brian Hoyer grew up rooting for the Cleveland Browns as a young boy, wearing a Bernie Kosar jersey while sitting in the upper deck of old Municipal Stadium with his father.
Now Hoyer is the Browns' starting quarterback with starter Brandon Weeden...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:49 PM
The Bears offense under Marc Trestman could have to lean on basic West Coast passing concepts Sunday at Soldier Field to minimize the talented Bengals defensive line. Think of three-step routes for Jay Cutler to get the ball out with a quick read...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:27 PM
The Bears will open their 2013 season Sunday by hosting Cincinnati at Soldier Field. With kickoff nearing, here’s this week’s “Hurry-Up,” a flurry of notable odds and ends on the Bengals.
The Bears’ offensive line...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:33 PM
What is the logic behind the Bears carrying four tight ends and a fifth on the practice squad? What teams have success with multiple tight end sets? -- @Solo_ist from Twitter
Plenty of teams have had success with multiple tight ends of late. The...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Those old jokes about Cincinnati Bengals owner Mike Brown supposedly being a miser too cheap to spend what it takes to win no longer seem to apply.
Brown has spent a lot of money expanding his scouting department in recent years, and he made another...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:39 PM
CINCINNATI — Defending Jay Cutler once seemed so easy to Bengals outside linebacker Vontaze Burfict.
Burfict was a teenager growing up in Corona, Calif., whose family loved the Broncos. When Burfict played for Arizona State, he wore No. 7 in honor...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 10:28 PM
Tennis--U.S. Open, 10 a.m. (ESPN2), 6 p.m. (ESPN)
Major League Baseball--Chicago White Sox at New York Yankees, 6 p.m. (WGN); Minnesota Twins at Houston Astros, 7 p.m. (FXSP)
CFL Football--Montreal at Toronto, 6:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
| Jul 20, 2013
| 7:18 PM
At the end of a very long day, the Cincinnati Reds were fretting on their bench. How would starter Mat Latos describe the mood?
"Anxiety," he said.
And, with a few 100-mph fastballs, Aroldis Chapman turned the anxiety into instantaneous joy....