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Rolling to the track where the No. 32 Turner Scott Motorsports team claimed the organization's first NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) win two years ago, rookie Kyle Larson had high hopes for a repeat of his team's previous performance in the Sam's Town 300 on Saturday. Dialing in the Clear Men Camaro after the first two rounds of pit stops, Larson took the lead coming out of turn four on lap 87, but was pushed up into the retaining wall and sustained heavy right side damage. After repairs, Larson was nearing the finish when another incident on the backstretch terminated his day and served him a 32nd place finish.
Extensive rain on Friday postponed NNS practice until Saturday morning prior to the 200-lap race, leaving teams with less than an hour to prepare their race vehicles. After lining up based on 2012 owner's points, Larson began his day from the 13th position and radioed to crew chief Trent Owens early that his Camaro was much improved from their short practice ...
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In the first few days of free agency, the Bengals are generally about as active as a university library on a Friday night. This year is shaping up no differently. If you were watching the headlines over the weekend for teams looking to bring in new guys, you saw plenty of teams being discussed. But the Bengals were not one of them.
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The Cincinnati Bengals have re-signed place kicker Mike Nugent for two years, preventing him from becoming a free agent.
No terms of the deal were announced Sunday.
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Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com writes that Cincinnati “would like to strike a deal” with free agent DE Robert Geathers.
The Bengals have already franchised Michael Johnson and re-signed Wallace Gilberry to a three-year contract last weekend.
Despite having plenty of cap space to work with, there hasn’t been a lot of speculation regarding potential free agent...
Before allowing them to explore the free agent market, the Cincinnati Bengals have agreed to terms with some key special team players.Punter Kevin Huber was a top priority to keep within the fold and Bengals fans can rest a little easier now that he has agreed to a long-term deal.Huber is coming off of an excellent season where he led all NFL punters with seven punts inside the five...
The Bengals today re-signed K Mike Nugent. His contract had been set to expire tomorrow, and without a new deal he would have become an unrestricted free agent as of Tuesday.
Nugent (5-10, 190; Ohio State) is a 10th-year NFL player in 2013, in his fourth season with the Bengals.
In 2011, he set Bengals records for points (132) and field goals (33) in a season. In 2012, his 55-yard...
The Cincinnati Bengals are working on hanging onto their own players.
On Sunday, the team locked up defensive end Wallace Gilberry with a 3-year, $6.75M deal, according to a source who has seen the contract.
Gilberry played in 14 games for the Bengals last season, his first in Cincinnati, registering 6.5 sacks and one forced fumble.
Before joining the Bengals, Gilberry was...
According to Joe Reedy with the Cincinnati Enquirer and Geoff Hobson at Bengals.com, the Cincinnati Bengals have opted to bring place kicker Mike Nugent back in 2013.
Nugent, who played on a franchise contract in 2012, converted 19 of 23 field goals before suffering a calf injury during practice on December 5, eventually landing on Injured Reserve three days after Christmas. It...