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Menacing charge against Bengals' Joe Mixon is dismissed

Feb. 03, 2023 17:26 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals running back Joe Mixon no longer faces a misdemeanor charge of aggravated menacing over allegations that he threatened and pointed a gun at a woman in Cincinnati. A Friday order dismissing the case in Hamilton County Municipal Court said only that the city...

'Boom': FirstEnergy exec text revels in landing state plane

Feb. 02, 2023 17:55 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — New details emerged Thursday at the trial of former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder on the use of the state plane scheduled to bring state lawmakers back to Columbus to vote on the now-tainted nuclear bailout legislation at the heart of Ohio's largest ever corruption case. ...

Ohio auditor backs anti-corruption training, quick reporting

Feb. 02, 2023 13:50 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Ohio Auditor Keith Faber wants more training for public employees to spot government fraud and corruption and requiring them to speedily report suspected crimes, as a way of improving the state's ability to root out and prosecute bad actors and recoup taxpayer...

Davenport scores 20 as Cincinnati takes down Tulsa 81-55

Feb. 01, 2023 21:52 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jeremiah Davenport scored 20 points off the bench to help lead Cincinnati over Tulsa 81-55 on Wednesday night. Davenport shot 6 for 11 (4 for 8 from 3-point range) and 4 of 5 from the free throw line for the Bearcats (15-8, 6-4 American Athletic Conference)....

Portal to Pros: NFL teams eyeing rising number of transfers

Feb. 01, 2023 18:22 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The prolific pace of school-switching among college players has helped some NFL prospects have breakout seasons and demonstrate they can adapt to a new system. They're hoping that pays off in the draft. Offensive lineman O’Cyrus Torrence...

Analysis: NFL wasn't at its best in conference championships

Jan. 31, 2023 13:09 PM EST

The NFL didn't put on its Sunday best for the conference championships. Before the San Francisco 49ers ran out of luck and quarterbacks, they were burned by a fourth-down catch by Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Devonta Smith that wasn't even a catch. Although Kyle...

Brother vs. brother: Kelces prepare for Super Bowl showdown

Jan. 31, 2023 10:46 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Donna Kelce is going to have to pull out that now-familiar custom jersey — the one with Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce's front stitched to Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce's back — one more time this season. At least this time, she'll...

Bengals' Ossai laments late hit in AFC title loss to Chiefs

Jan. 30, 2023 01:47 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Joseph Ossai stood in front of his clean-out locker inside Arrowhead Stadium, while Bengals teammate B.J. Hill stood by for support, and lamented a mistake Sunday night that could easily haunt the defensive end for the rest of his career. The Kansas City...

Burrow comes up short of leading Bengals back to Super Bowl

Jan. 29, 2023 23:56 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Joe Cool's calm demeanor for the Cincinnati Bengals melted on a frigid night against the Kansas City Chiefs. The brilliant Bengals quarterback was sacked five times, threw two interceptions and was unable to drive his team downfield late in the fourth...

Chiefs top Bengals 23-20 on last-second kick for AFC title

Jan. 29, 2023 23:46 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes was forced to rely on his badly sprained right ankle rather than his strong right arm when the Kansas City Chiefs were desperately driving with a chance to win the AFC championship. The All-Pro quarterback, missing three wide receivers to...