If drafted, Burrow says he will play for the Bengals

Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Joe Burrow confirmed he will play for the Bengals if drafted number one overall.

PHOTOS: Take a look inside Reds Spring Training

  FC Cincinnati acquire midfielder Siem de Jong

Ex-Cleveland Browns lineman Greg Robinson caught with 157 pounds of marijuana near Mexico border, authorities say

Lebron unleashes on Astros scandal, urges MLB commish to ‘fix this for the sake of sports!’

Former Cincinnati Bengal Chad Johnson pays Ohio woman’s rent, helps avoid eviction

Marty Brennaman to serve as Grand Marshal for Findlay Market Opening Day Parade

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Hamlin wins 3rd Daytona 500; Newman hospitalized ‘in serious condition’

UC’s Trevon Scott named national player of week

FC Cincinnati’s Darren Mattocks facing two felony charges in Pennsylvania

Mason Rudolph calls Myles Garrett’s allegations of using ‘N-word’ during on-field fight a ‘Bold-Faced Lie’

  Ryle High School female wrestler winning championships in a boys’ world

  Report: FC Cincinnati coach being investigated for allegedly using racial slur

Myles Garrett doubles down, says Rudolph used ‘N-word’ during on-field fight

Cleveland Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett doubled down and alleged that Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph used the “N-word," which, he says, sparked the on-field brawl in November at FirstEnergy Stadium, ESPN reports.

  Lucille the bearcat takes in first UC basketball game

Lucille, the University of Cincinnati’s bearcat ambassador-in-training, got her first taste of UC basketball Wednesday.

  2 OSU football players dismissed following arrest on rape, kidnapping charges

Both are scheduled to go court Thursday

Reds single game tickets on sale Thursday

Single game tickets for the 2020 Cincinnati Reds regular season go on sale Thursday morning.

State committee considers 3 new conditions that would give more Ohio patients right to use medical marijuana

  Western & Southern Open tickets available for purchase

BIG EAST honors Xavier’s Tandy, Jones

  Luke Fickell staying at UC, speaks to fan reactions: ‘I hope they’re mad’

Return of the Hoosier: Knight back at Indiana after 20 years

  North College Hill basketball player inspires the community

Jarron Cumberland’s heroic winner lifts UC over Wichita State

The Bearcats picked up a major road win on Thursday night with Jarron Cumberland’s late heroics.

  Covington Catholic’s Michael Mayer wins Kentucky Mr. Football

The Notre Dame-bound phenom was named the Associated Press’s 2019 Kentucky Mr. Football on Wednesday.

Amid rumors, Luke Fickell lands recruiting class ranked in Top 40

Luke Fickell’s fourth recruiting class at the University of Cincinnati is considered the best in the last two decades.

  Joe Burrow’s journey to franchise-changing quarterback

The same kid who won over his hometown, and two major college programs (Ohio State and LSU), is ready to win over Cincinnati - and may have already done it.

Joe Burrow wouldn’t come to Cincinnati? His dad responds

Some of the buzz around likely No. 1 pick Joe Burrow and the idea that he might not want to come to Cincinnati has become a thing again over the national airwaves.

  Pete Rose asks for reinstatement following Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal

In the aftermath of the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal, Pete Rose asked Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred for reinstatement from baseball’s ineligible list Wednesday.

Joe Burrow plans to spend his first NFL check on... a personal chef

Burrow is predicted to go No. 1 overall to the Bengals

UC’s Fickell a candidate for open Michigan State job

With Dantonio stepping down from Michigan State, UC's Luke Fickell has emerged as a frontrunner for the job.

  VIDEO: Turpin wins on a must-see buzzer-beater

It is the most talked about shot of the high school season - a buzzer-beater win at Turpin.

FC Cincinnati to introduce Jürgen Locadia on loan as Designated Player

The club has the option to exercise a permanent transfer when the load expires this summer

FC Cincinnati welcomes striker Jurgen Locadia

Cincinnati made a splash move by adding a European striker to its squad.

Former teammates saw it coming for Chiefs’ Kelce: ‘You knew he was going to be special’

The UC Bearcat and current Kansas City Chiefs star has gained quite a name for himself. That's not surprising, say his former teammates and coaches.

  CovCath chaplain ‘Father Buckets’ spreading joy on the court

Connecting on about half of his half-court shots is how Father Hennigen says he connects with students and spreads joy.

  Fight on the court ends Woodward, Aiken basketball game

The fight took place on the court according to our media partners at the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Former Bengals QB Carson Palmer has a warning for Joe Burrow

Former Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Carson Palmer offered a warning to Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Joe Burrow.

Report: Reds sign free agent reliever Pedro Strop

Strop spent the last seven seasons in Chicago with the Cubs.

Bengals promote Dan Pitcher to quarterbacks coach

The Bengals named Dan Pitcher as their new quarterbacks coach on Thursday after Alex Van Pelt left the team.

  Vigil held in Cincinnati for Kobe Brant, daughter and 7 others who died in helicopter crash

“I have noticed that when people come together, we are able to get past things and start the healing process.”

Louisville City FC, Big Four Bridge pays tribute to Kobe Bryant

On Tuesday, the city of Louisville joined in and paid tribute to Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, two of the nine people that died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California on Sunday.

Reds’ Eugenio Suarez has right shoulder surgery

The Cincinnati Reds say third baseman Eugenio Suarez had surgery Tuesday to remove loose cartilage in his right shoulder from an injury he suffered recently in a swimming pool.

Cleveland Cavs, LeBron James pay homage to NBA icon Kobe Bryant (video, photo)

The mood is somber across several NBA arenas as teams and players honor the late Kobe Bryant.

  Kobe Bryant’s sudden death in helicopter crash shocks fans, athletes around the world

While flying in foggy conditions, the helicopter plunged into a rugged hillside killing all nine people aboard, including Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter.

Reds announce 2020 Opening Day ticket opportunity

The tradition of waiting outside the ticket windows is gone. Now there's a new way to score Opening Day tickets. Get registered now!

  Cincinnati Reds announce signing of free agent Nick Castellanos

Nicholas Castellanos's contract includes an opt-out clause after the 2020 season, which could allow him to re-enter free agency next winter.

  Kobe Bryant, daughter Gianna among 9 killed in helicopter crash, reports say

All nine people aboard a helicopter died in a crash Sunday in the Los Angeles area. Multiple reports say NBA legend Kobe Bryant was among the dead.

Terminal Tower lit up in purple and gold to honor Kobe Bryant

The Terminal Tower is lit up in Los Angeles Lakers colors to honor Kobe Bryant, who died tragically, along with his daughter and seven others Sunday in a helicopter crash.

Joe Burrow eats ‘Steak Burrow’ at Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse in Columbus

He enjoyed the steak medium-rare, the restaurateur said in a tweet

  Florence Freedom no more: Team announces new name and logo

The professional baseball team also will reveal its new logo and overall brand identity

Nike, LeBron James set to release shoes inspired by Akron’s I Promise School Tuesday morning

Nike and LeBron James have collaborated in designing shoes that are inspired by the NBA star’s philanthropic efforts in his hometown of Akron.

  Cincinnati marathoner aims to qualify for Tokyo Olympics

Amy Robillard will travel to Atlanta in February to compete against the best marathon runners in the country for the right to run in Tokyo.

  NKY youth baseball league trying to find funds to replace storm-damaged dugouts

The Kenton County Youth Sports league has been quoted $3,000 to $3,500 per dugout to have the old wood structures replaced with chain-link fence.

Bengals hire two assistant coaches

On Monday, the Cincinnati Bengals announced the hiring of two assistant coaches.

Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse introduces dish named after Joe Burrow

$9 from the sale of every steak will go to the Athens County Food Pantry.

  Rose Lavelle returns to Mount Notre Dame High School to celebrate national soccer team success

Mount Notre Dame High School held a celebration for Rose Lavelle that they called 'Rose, White, and Blue."

Joe Burrow’s father: ‘If the Bengals draft him, he’s going to be happy’

Joe Burrow’s father Jimmy opened up about the likelihood of the Bengals taking his son as the No. 1 overall pick.

New Orleans police issue simple battery warrant for Odell Beckham Jr.

The New Orleans Police Department said it has obtained an arrest warrant for simple battery after Odell Beckham Jr. was seen in a video making contact with a security guard.

Xavier drops third straight game by double digits

Xavier dropped a third straight game on Wednesday night at Marquette in a 85-65 blowout loss.

  Reds Caravan takes off Thursday

The 2020 Cincinnati Reds Caravan kicks off Jan. 16 and will travel more than 3,500 miles over three days.

Joe Burrow on Skyline Chili: ‘I hate that stuff’

Burrow said on the Pardon My Take podcast on Barstool Sports: "Oh, God. I hate it. Cincinnati's gonna hate me - I hate that stuff,"

St. Xavier grad Luke Kuechly announces retirement from NFL

"I still want to play," Kuechly said in an emotional announcement video, "but I don’t think it’s the right decision.”

LSU wins 4th national championship with 42-25 victory over Clemson

LSU was seeking its first national championship since 2007 and first in the College Football Playoff era.

  Reds introduce Shogo Akiyama

He is the first Japanese-born player in Reds history

Reds Caravan kicks off Jan. 16: Dates, locations released

The 2020 Cincinnati Reds Caravan will travel more than 3,500 miles over three days with stops in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia and Tennessee

NFL Network report: Dallas Cowboys hire Mike McCarthy as new head coach

Calling it a “done deal,” an NFL Network reporter says Mike McCarthy has signed a deal with the Dallas Cowboys to be their new head coach.

Former longtime UC Bearcats radio announcer dies at 82

Machock, a former UC player and assistant coach under Bob Higgins, served as the Bearcats’ radio analyst for more than a quarter of a century.

  Former Cincinnati Bengals coach Sam Wyche has died

Wyche, 74, died around noon Thursday surrounded by family, a family friend said.

No. 21 UC dominates Boston College to win Birmingham Bowl

The list of coaches who have led the Bearcats to consecutive 11-win seasons is short. Today, Luke Fickell joined it.

Browns kick off head coaching interviews; reportedly to start with former Super Bowl winning coach

The Cleveland Browns are expected to interview a potential head coaching candidate on Thursday, according to Tom Withers of The Associated Press.

Bearcats bully UConn to win conference opener

The Bearcats set the tone with a 35-19 lead at the half and never looked back to win their conference opener.

Report: NFL won’t link Bill Belichick to Bengals sideline video incident

The Patriots said in a statement that they did send a video crew to the game as part of a longer feature on the team’s scouting department.

Bengals players impressed by Burrow: ‘He’s real’

Around the city, 'Bungle for Burrow' has become a mantra of hope and expectation. Is it the same way inside the Bengals' locker room? Sort of.

Cleveland Browns fire head coach Freddie Kitchens

Team wastes no time moving on after loss in Cincinnati

Andy Dalton opens up on ‘unknown’ future in Cincinnati

If the Bengals do draft a quarterback with their no. 1 overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, the team could explore trading Dalton away from the city he says he's 'embraced.'

Cincinnati Zoo’s sloth Moe gets adopted (twice!) in MLB gift exchange

White elephant gift exchanges are sooo last year. It's all about Moe the sloth exchange now.

Bengals lose to Dolphins, clinch top overall pick

The Bengals lost to the Miami Dolphins 38-35 in overtime, ensuring they will have the NFL’s worst record in 2019 and the first pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.

Junior Johnson, NASCAR Hall of Famer and former moonshiner, dies at 88

NASCAR Hall of Famer and former moonshiner Junior Johnson has died at the age of 88, according to the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

No more fighting: Parking garages for both FC Cincinnati and Findlay Market

The club and the county both got their wishes, with more parking by the stadium and in Over-The-Rhine. But, as ever, the devil is in the details.

Moeller announces new head football coach

Moeller High School announced Mark Elder as the new head football coach. For the last four years, he was the head football coach at Eastern Kentucky University (EKU)