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Virginia and LSU Receivers Transfer to Cincinnati

Cincinnati has been a hotbed for transfers the last few years. From the likes of Mekale McKay, Jeff Luc and Gunner Kiel (I’m sure there are others), UC has been a great place for guys to make a name for themselves and this week two other big name players will be transferring to the team in Clifton. Receiver Avery Peterson is leaving LSU for UC. The former 4-star recruit is the...
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Where Will the Cincinnati Bearcats Play Basketball in 2016-17

If you haven’t heard, the Cincinnati Bearcats are close to approving renovation to the program’s outdated Fifth Third Arena a.k.a the Shoemaker or The Shoe. With the newly renovated Nippert Stadium set to be finished before the upcoming football season starts, the university can turn its attention to the basketball arena. Both moves have been long overdue, but with the Bearcats...
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Way Back Wednesday: Joe Carter Wins Game 6 of The World Series

In lieu of Drake’s latest diss record to Meek Mill, I felt that it would only be right to pay homage to Joe Carter of the Toronto Blue Jays. Many 90′s babies may see the artwork to the freestyle, but may not know Joe Carter the baseball player, or the significance of the picture. In 1993 Joe Carter hit a walk-off home run in the World Series to send the Philadelphia Phillies...
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Watch: PBC Payano vs Warren Promo

On Sunday August 2nd Juan Carlos Payano will face Cincinnati’s own Rau’Shee Warren for the WBA Super Bantamweight title on Bounce TV at 9 pm. Premier Boxing Champions will showcase these two young stars on the 2nd. Check out the running promo featuring Ludacris.
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Watch: Nick Young’s nasty game winner at Drew League

I know I’m a day late and a dollar short, but I thought I’d share this with The Front Office News readers. Nick Young a.k.a. Swaggy P cashed out after making a clean behind the back move to create space for the game winning three. Check it out.
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Kansas City Royals trade for Johnny Beisbol

After almost 8 full seasons with the Cincinnati Reds Johnny Cueto, one of the game’s best pitchers has been dealt to the Kansas City Royals. The man we call “Johnny Beisbol” is no longer a Red and it’s a sad day in Cincy, but a necessity day. Once the Reds gave fellow pitcher Homer Bailey over $100 million, we all knew they wouldn’t be able to afford Cueto so it was the...
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Cincinnati Wide Receiver is Ready for the Record Books

Cincinnati wide receiver Shaq Washington has a chance to move up in the Bearcats record book during his senior season. When Oh Varsity! tweeted out Shaq Washington needs 55 receptions to become number one all time on the Bearcats receptions list (visible below), it made me think. I personally didn’t realize that Washington was that high on the list. Shaq Washington is 54 receptions...
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The Rockets acquisition of Ty Lawson makes them major players in the West

“If didn’t know by now, Yo a** better call somebody” in my Road Dogg Jesse James voice, Ty Lawson was traded to the Houston Rockets this week. The recently troubled point guard has been in the news this year a lot because of his multiple DUI situations, which is never a great look. Problems or not, the addition of Lawson makes the Rockets that much more dangerous. The Rockets...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Jackson Officially Retires From the NBA

Stephen Jackson may not be the best player of all-time, but he may be the trillest of all-time. Jackson, who played thirteen years in the NBA was regarded as a great teammate, and a big time player when it mattered the most. Jackson played with the New Jersey Nets, San Antonio Spurs (twice), Indiana Pacers, Golden State Warriors, Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Bobcats, Milwaukee Bucks...
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Herman Brings Championship Pedigree to Houston Cougars

The Houston Cougars have been known to jump start head coaching careers. Just remember Kevin Sumlin before he was manning college station, he was the head guy in Houston. Before Sumlin, Baylor head coach Art Briles was the head man at Houston and both left their imprint on the Cougars program, but have now went on to greener pastures. Following four years of Tony Levine, the Cougars...
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Watch: Zach LaVine Go Off in the Seattle Pro-Am

Zach LaVine first became a YouTube sensation last summer at the Seattle Pro-Am with his array of dunks. This year he’s back at it again, but this time he put on a show in an actual game. LaVine, who is one of the most improved second year players in the NBA showed off his full arsenal of skills as he went for 49 points and hit the game winning shot. Minnesota Timberwolves fans...
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Steelers open up checkbook for Heyward

Remember when we talked about being named “Cam” in the NFL? That seemed like so long ago didn’t it? Well I told you the Pittsburgh Steelers were next on the “Cam Spree” and last week they cashed in there sweepstakes ticket.The son of the late “Iron head” Heyward signed a six year extension for $59.25 million, I didn’t see what was guaranteed because the Steelers aren’t...
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Watch: The Silver Bullets Are Back

Rapper Mekka Don does it again with another Ohio State Buckeyes Anthem. The Silver Bullets will arguably have one of the better defenses in college football this season. With Joey Bosa leading the troops it should be an exciting year for the Buckeyes Defense. The Silver Bullets are back, check out the video below. 
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

When Keeping It Real Goes Wrong: Jason Pierre-Paul Edition

So if you didnt know during the 4th of July New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul had an accident with fireworks. Because of the accident JPP blew his index finger off and fractured his thumb on his right hand.  JPP was franchised tagged by the Giants this off season. That tag is worth $14.812 million, but because he hasn’t signed on the dotted line in hopes of getting...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: 2015 MLB All-Star Game Highlights

For the first time in a long time, the MLB All-Star Weekend had a lot of buzz surrounding it. Cincinnati put on as a great host city, and quite frankly it should be there more often. Mike Trout went on to win the All-Star MVP award for the second year in a row. If you missed a great mid-summer Classic, watch the highlights below. 
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Reds star Todd Frazier win home run derby in Cincinnati 

Todd Frazier was the vocal point for all Reds fans heading into Monday nights home run derby. He pulled out some magic to win the home run derby in front  of his home crowd. Check out his derby winning home run.
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Jamal Crawford and Isaiah Thomas Ball Out at the Seattle Pro-Am

The Seattle Pro-Am league is one of the best in the country, and arguably some of the best hoopers come and test their mettle at the Seattle Pro-Am. Jamal Crawford and Isaiah Thomas are mainstays in the Seattle Pro-Am and they continue to add to their arsenal of summer highlights. Take a look at the video below.  H/t @Ballislife for the footage.
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Jackson bet on himself and won

Last year when the Oklahoma City Thunder offered backup point guard four years $48 million we all thought that was a more than fair offer. Little did we know a year later Reggie Jackson would net a five year deal worth $80 million. Two things worked out for Jackson first he was traded to the Detroit Pistons before the deadline after Brandon Jennings went down for the year. Second...
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DeAndre Jordan pulls the reverse Carlos Boozer on the Mavericks

11 years ago Carlos Boozer had a verbal agreement to resign with the Clevleand Cavaliers. The deal was six years $40 million it was the Cavs whole mid level exception and back in 2004 that was a good amount of money, but once Boozer was allowed to sign the Utah Jazz swooped in with a six year $68 million deal that lured him from Cleveland to Utah like that. The rest is history, Boozer...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanley Johnson of the Detroit Pistons Continues to Wow in the NBA Summer League 

Stanley Johnson has been one of the best rookies during the NBA Summer League thus far. The rookie out of Arizona is averaging 17.8 ppg and is chipping in 7.5 rpg as well. After several years of finding a legitimate small forward, the Pistons may have their guy in Johnson. Johnson isn’t the prototypical small forward that is 6’9 and can defend and shoot the three, but he has...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Reasons Memphis Will Win the AAC in 2015

Last year there was a three way tie at the top of the conference between Memphis, Cincinnati and Central Florida. This year the champion of the American won’t have to worry about a tie because with the addition of Navy they will have a title game this season. I know it’s early summer, but I’m going to give you 5 reasons why Memphis is going to win the American this year. 1...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Will UC’s Gunner Kiel be the Best Quarterback in the AAC this Season?

Last year, highly touted redshirt sophomore Gunner Kiel took the AAC by storm earning honorable mention in the conference. Kiel is the guy that committed to Indiana, LSU and Notre Dame in said order before transferring to UC after his freshman year. Last year was his first live action in over two years and Kiel responded by throwing for 3254 yards, 31 TDs on 59% completions with...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Monroe shocks everyone by picking the Milwaukee Bucks

When free agency started Greg Monroe was fallback guy number one If you couldn’t land Kevin Love or LaMarcus Aldridge. When Monroe took the one year restricted deal last year we all saw the writing on the wall and the Pistons saw it also. With the Lakers and Knicks being rumored to every big name in free agency once the smoke settled everyone thought Monroe would be one of the...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Jahlil Okafor Impresses in NBA Summer League Debut

The third pick of the 2015 NBA Draft had a great showing in his first tune-up as a pro. Jahlil Okafor finished his debut with 20 points to go along with 9 rebounds. Okafor displayed his full arsenal of offensive skills during the duration of the game. After a years of sulking, 76ers fans may finally have something to cheer about. Check out Okafor’s highlights in the video below. 
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

The Lakers strike out on Aldridge land Hibbert and Williams

Since the NBA vetoed the Chris Paul trade the Lakers haven’t been able to get right via free agency or trade. First they failed to resign Dwight Howard, then next summer they didn’t land Carmelo Anthony and this year they didn’t get LaMarcus Aldridge. I didn’t get Jimmy Butler also, but even if they did sign him the Bulls would’ve matched so scrap that theory.  With the...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss
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