Reedy: Fanene, Rucker going elsewhere
Browns release Steinbach
How about an aquarium backstop at new Marlins stadium?
The new Miami Marlins stadium has a backstop that could only have originated in South Florida -- rather than have a normal-people brick wall or those nice green pads, the stadium will have 40 feet of aquariums separating the area behind home plate from the first row of fans.
Who is my pick? My grill cover says it all
League source confirmed Browns are signing former Bengals DE frostee Rucker today. 4 sacks and 44 tackles in '11.
Cleveland Plain Dealer Browns beatwriter
The Patriots sign Bengals free agent defensive end Jonathan Fanene
Back-to-back: Raiders free-agent RB Michael Bush and Pats RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis visiting the Bengals.
RB green-Ellis to visit Cincy
Jason Cole @JasonColeYahoo
Terrance Newman cut by Dallas Tuesday
One last thing on Terence Newman, I have heard that he will visit the Cincinnati Bengals to see if he can hook up with Mike Zimmer.
Reporter for 103.3 FM ESPN and ESPN Dallas.
DE Kendall Langford has a visit set up with Bengals tomorrow, and might set one up with Patriots. Dolphins and Falcons also interested
Miami Dolphins writer for The Palm Beach Post
Jacob Bell to visit cincy
Jacob Bell is a Miami University grad entering his 9th season.
He pent 2011 with Rams. Injured his knee late in season.
Jets interested in Reggie Nelson
Giants CB Aaron Ross to visit Bengals
Nework Star Ledger
When Terrell Thomas re-signed with the Giants today, it was obvious Aaron Ross will be headed elsewhere.
Perhaps the landing spot will be in Cincinnati.
The free-agent cornerback will visit the Bengals on Thursday, according to someone informed of Ross' upcoming itinerary. The person requested anonymity because negotiations are ongoing.
Former NY Giants QB Jared Lorenzen sent me this about Aaron Ross:
u will love Aaron Ross. Good guy and a real good DB. Great teammate as well.
Updated: Top 75 Free Agents
Plan B after Michael Bush?
Fay: Top 5 issues for the Reds
Lato's in now Cincinnati's to deal with
San Diego Union Tribune
“Basically, to sum it all up, I was told (by the Padres) that what they got for me was worth the trade,” Latos said after donning a Reds jersey over his illustrated-man torso Tuesday morning. “So I took that as me not being worth that much to San Diego. Just the way I took it, that’s all.”
25-year old wins Iditarod
NOME, Alaska (AP) — Dallas Seavey won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Tuesday evening, becoming the youngest musher to win the nearly 1,000-mile (1,600-kilometer) race across Alaska.
Seavey turned 25 on March 4, the day the race officially started north of Anchorage. He was the first musher to reach Nome, his nine dogs trotting under the famous burled-arch finish line in the Bering Sea coastal community at 7:29 p.m.
More on the race
Midwest Sports Fan: 10 most memorable March Madness moments
Western Kentucky puts on a show for the president
Notre Dave vs Xavier
After losing by 20 at Gonzaga on November 30 Notre Dame stood 5-3.
Tim Abromitis was due for knee surgery. Here is how ND salvaged the season.
College basketball's most valuable teams
The financial windfall that seating-related contributions generate for college basketball teams is just one way that the sport is progressively emulating its professional counterpart. This is the first year that our valuations have captured the effects of Louisville’s KFC Yum! Center, which opened in October 2010. The state-of-the-art waterfront arena rivals many NBA venues, and it has certainly played a major role in Louisville’s 39% growth in value over the last two years.
7. Ohio State
17. Xavier Musketeers
Current Value: $12.9 million
Two-Year Change in Value: -10%
Basketball Profit: $7.3 million
Head Coach: Chris Mack
Xavier is the only school on our list from a non-football conference, due mostly to meager expenses: the Musketeers were the only team on our list to keep spending under $4 million. Xavier was also second only to Duke in money contributed to basketball scholarships.
Wall Stret Journal: 23 rules of March Madness
Myths that can murder your bracket
Wall Street Journal
The best team is the one with the best player.
Often true in the NBA. In college? Not so much.
Just three of the last 35 Naismith college players of the year have won the national championship: Duke's Shane Battier in 2001 and Christian Laettner in 1992, and Kansas' Danny Manning in 1988.
Statistical scouting report on UC
Burnt Orange Nation
The University of Cincinnati Bearcats seem like a paradox. They are an undersized team that starts four guards, and yet still does damage on the offensive glass. They slow down the tempo offensively, but play pressure defense and look for steals. Their best known player is a big guy, and yet much of their offense comes from three point shots.
What do the statistics tell us about Cincinnati?
Cincinnati State Is No. 2 seed in NJCAA tournament
The Cincinnati State women's basketball team has drawn the No. 2 seed in the National Junior College Athletic Association national tournament. The Lady Surge will play Lackawanna College in the first round in a game scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 20 at Illinois Central College in East Peoria, Illinois.Cincinnati State enters the tournament with a 31-1 overall record and is ranked No. 2 in the NJCAA national poll. Lackawanna College (located in Scranton, Penn.) has a 20-7 record and is the No. 15 seed in the tournament. All tournament games are being held at hosting Illinois Central College in East Peoria, Illinois.
For more information on the NJCAA Women’s National Tournament, please visit http://www.icc.edu/njcaa2012/
OVGA Open House at Legendary Run
From Chad: The OVGA is holding it's preseason Open House at Legendary Run on Saturday, March 24 from 9-11. We'll be talking with prospective members and we're also setting up tee times starting at 11:00 should anyone want to join us ($31). Our 9th season officially starts March 31 and the full schedule is posted at www.ovgatour.com. My email is email@example.com.
Goodyear, Ariz.– Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Bill Bray has announced that he will shave his head in an effort to raise money for childhood cancer research on March 17 at the Reds’ Player Development Complex in Goodyear, Ariz. All money raised will go to the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a charity committed to funding research and finding cures for childhood cancers.
The St. Baldrick’s Foundation, which derived its name from a combination of the words “bald” and “St. Patrick’s Day”, holds many of its events during the month of March, embracing the jovial spirit of St. Patrick’s Day. Bray will uphold this tradition in support of his 10-year-old cousin, Trevor, who has been battling neuroblastoma cancer for the past several years. Trevor organizes his own events each year to raise money for the Foundation.
“Trevor’s parents wanted me to get several signed baseballs for their upcoming auction, but I wanted to do more,” said Bray. “I thought, in addition to that, I should shave my head to raise money and national awareness for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Shaving my head is a simple sacrifice for a promising reward for Trevor and other children battling cancer every day.”
The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity that provides funding solely for cancer research. The organization raises money by matching children who have lost their hair due to cancer treatments with volunteers, sponsored by donations, who shave their own head in a sign of solidarity. Since 2000, the Foundation has attracted 189,660 volunteers and has raised over $117 million.
Donors who pledge $25 or more towards Bray’s head shaving will receive an 8X10 autographed glossy photo of the pitcher. To make a donation or to gain more information, please visit http://www.facebook.com/BillBray45.