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Colts, Bengals happy with starters' showing so far

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Robert Mathis might as well enjoy it. The Colts linebacker will get to play the final preseason game on Thursday night against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium. Then he begins a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances. He claims he used a fertility drug to help his wife get pregnant. The Colts (0-3...
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Big neutral site games highlight opening weekend

Look beyond campus for the big games this weekend: College football's season-opening extravaganza features four marquee matchups in NFL stadiums. No. 1 Florida State begins defense of its national championship against Oklahoma State at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, the billion dollar home of Dallas Cowboys -- and the first College Football Playoff title game. At NRG Stadium...
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GameTime with Urban Meyer premieres Friday on FOX Sports Ohio

COLUMBUS, OHIO --€“ Before Buckeye kickoff, hit the field with GameTime with Urban Meyer! GameTime with Urban Meyer, a weekly show with Ohio State Buckeyes Head Football Coach Urban Meyer, premieres on FOX Sports Ohio this Friday, August 29th at 11:00pm with a Saturday morning replay (August 30th) at 9:00am. This 60-minute show is shot from The Ohio State University campus and...
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Bengals deal with Burfict win-win for team and player

CINCINNATI -- The Bengals and linebacker Vontaze Burfict are now officially joined at the hip for the next four seasons. A four-year contract extension that was first reported to have been agreed upon last week has been finalized and filed with the NFL offices, the Bengals announced Wednesday afternoon. Burfict led the league in tackles last season and is the top player on a defense...
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Farmer, Pettine issues statements on Gordon suspension

In the wake of the NFL's decision to uphold Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon's suspension Wednesday, the team's general manager and head coach issued written statements on the matter. Statement from Browns general manager Ray Farmer  "While we may have strong feelings on the timing and the process of this decision, we have also consistently communicated...
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Three issues for Browns to address after Gordon suspension

Now that the Cleveland Browns have an official verdict and star wide receiver Josh Gordon is suspended for a year, the team can move on. About that... This is obviously the worst possible outcome for the Browns and for Gordon. Even if the team was braced for this -- to an extent -- it still let Gordon through much of training camp and the preseason. And though moves were made to...
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Kluber tries to keep Indians' strong stretch going

Perhaps a visit to the South Side of Chicago will help Corey Kluber successfully move on from his first defeat in almost two months. Looking to continue his success at U.S. Cellular Field, Kluber tries to help the Cleveland Indians extend the White Sox's season-high skid to eight games Wednesday night. Though Kluber (13-7, 2.46 ERA) allowed four runs and eight hits in six innings...
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Highly touted Cubs prospect makes debut against Reds

The Chicago Cubs are again set to showcase a prospect they hope will play a prominent role in their future. Highly touted slugger Jorge Soler is expected to make his major league debut Wednesday night when the visiting Cubs try to match a season high with their fifth consecutive victory against the Cincinnati Reds. With starter Kyle Hendricks, outfielder Arismendy Alcantara and infielder...
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Want to play fantasy football with the Reds?

The Reds are offering a unique opportunity for fans to team up with some of their favorite players in a fantasy football challenge. Skip Schumaker is hosting an event from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday that will include teammates Jay Bruce, Devin Mesoraco, Todd Frazier, Zack Cozart, Jonathan Broxton, Sean Marshall, Ryan Ludwick, Chris Heisey, Mat Latos and Brayan Pena as captains...
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Latos family announces birth of son

Mat Latos joined the list of Reds recently to become fathers for the first time when his wife, Dallas, gave birth to a son Monday. According to his mother, Landon Marshall Latos arrived "practically perfect in every way", and of course she shared photos on social media to prove it. Not surprisingly, the pictures left no doubt. Other current members of the Reds to recently...
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Will addition of Love mean instant title for Cavs?

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- Kevin Love understands what's in front of him and the Cleveland Cavaliers. "There are a lot of expectations," Love said during his introductory press conference at Cleveland Clinic Courts on Tuesday. "LeBron (James) is the focal point, but we have a lot of darn good players." During the previous four seasons combined, the Cavs compiled...
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Kevin Love pledges commitment to Cavs

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) -- Kevin Love's phone rang in July and LeBron James asked the All-Star forward if he wanted to play with him in Cleveland. "I'm in," Love told James. For the long haul. Getting used to a new city and new team after being acquired by the Cavaliers on Saturday, Love said he's committed to winning an NBA title with the Cavaliers -- however...
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Reds play host to surging Cubs

CINCINNATI -- It was old Negro League pitcher Satchel Paige who liked to tell people as he grew older, "Don't look back, something might be gaining on you." And that certainly applies to the Cincinnati Red these days as the season runs in course. If they haven't notice, they might best look over their shoulders because something is certainly gaining on them. The...
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Manziel sends well wishes to 'friend' Braxton Miller

BEREA, Ohio - Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was asked Tuesday if he had any advice for Ohio State redshirt freshman quarterback J.T. Barrett as Barrett prepares for his first career start Saturday vs. Navy in Baltimore. Manziel answered by first offering best wishes to Braxton Miller, who's out for 2014 after re-injuring his shoulder last week. "It's tough...
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Gameday Live: Reds vs. Cubs

Welcome to Reds Gameday Live! GAMEDAY INFO Opponent: Chicago Cubs Where: Great American Ball Park TV: FOX Sports Ohio Starting Pitchers: Johnny Cueto vs. Travis Wood GAMEDAY CHAT *** If the chat does not appear right away, please click refresh ** BURST VIDEO
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Braxton Miller looking in good spirits after surgery

While fortunes did not go Braxton Miller's way with his injured shoulder approaching this season, the Ohio State quarterback still seems to be keeping a positive attitude. Miller, who was named a team captain Monday, was in Florida Tuesday to have Dr. James Andrews repair his torn labrum. Following the surgery, Miller shared a photograph on Instagram of himself and Dr. Andrews...
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Browns place LB, OL on injured reserve

BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns on Tuesday placed OL Michael Bowie and LB Darius Eubanks on injured reserve. General Manager Ray Farmer made the announcement. Both players underwent surgery earlier this month to repair shoulder injuries. The Browns roster is currently at 76 players. All NFL rosters must have a maximum of 75 players by 4 p.m. today. (Cleveland Browns press release)
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Indians part of crowded wild-card battle

A strong stretch by the rotation has played a major role in the Cleveland Indians staying in the playoff hunt. A matchup with the offensively challenged Chicago White Sox should give them a good chance to continue their roll. The Indians go for their 10th win in 14 games while trying to send the AL Central-worst White Sox to a seventh consecutive loss in the first of three at U.S...
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Bengals cut five, need to be at 75 Tuesday

The day after beating Arizona 19-13 in the team's third preseason game, the Bengals front office made their first round of roster cuts. The team terminated the contract of fourth-year CB R.J. Stanford, making him a free agent. They waived DT Larry Black, S Isaiah Lewis, K Quinn Sharp and fourth-year WR Ryan Whalen. Sharp made both his field goal attempts in Sunday night's...
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Buckeyes moving on without Miller

Columbus, Ohio -- Monday was the first day of the first game week for the 2014 Ohio State football team, but it was also the first day of the Buckeyes' second week without Braxton Miller. With Miller, the Buckeyes' senior quarterback, set to undergo season-ending shoulder surgery Tuesday, Ohio State's first opponent (Navy) came up from time to time during Urban Meyer...
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Kevin Love welcomed to Cleveland with massive Starter billboard

New Cleveland Cavalier Kevin Love is getting the welcome treatment in grand fashion. Love is the new ambassador for the sports clothing company Starter, who put up a billboard in downtown Cleveland Monday after the three-time All Star's move to the Cavs became official over the weekend. Prominently placed on the corner of Prospect Avenue and Huron Road East, close to both the...
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Baker, Armstrong lead Browns cuts

BEREA, Ohio -- The Browns announced their first wave of roster moves on Monday. The biggest names were running back Edwin Baker and wide receiver Anthony Armstrong, who had his contract terminated. Besides Baker and Armstrong, the Browns also released defensive backs Royce Adams, offensive lineman Randall Harris, defensive back T.J. Heath, defensive lineman Cam Henderson, wide receiver...
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All Bets Are Off will start at 3:00p tomorrow to carry Love introductory press conference

SportsTime Ohio's All Bets Are Off with Bruce Drennan will begin tomorrow at 3:00pm to cover live the Cleveland Cavaliers press conference introducing forward Kevin Love. The Cavs acquired Love in a three-team trade that sends guard Andrew Wiggins and forward Anthony Bennett to Minnesota and a protected 2015 first round pick (via Miami) to Philadelphia. Minnesota will also acquire...
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Kluber reaches milestone in loss

Corey Kluber became the ninth pitcher in Indians history to record 200 strikeouts in a season. However he also allowed three or more runs for the first time in seven starts as the Tribe lost the series finale on Thursday at Minnesota 4-1. "I was a little off and not quite able to reel it in and find it," Kluber told reporters after the game. "I did a good job of battling...
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Reds fall to Cardinals 6-5 in 10 innings

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Walking Billy Hamilton to start the ninth inning was a bad sign for Trevor Rosenthal. For the second straight game, the St. Louis Cardinals picked up their young closer. "We're digging our heels in," Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said after Jhonny Peralta singled in the winning run in the 10th for a 6-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night...
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