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Hoosiers hoping to derail No. 8 Bearcats playoff hopes

Sep. 16, 2021 12:55 PM EDT

No. 8 Cincinnati (2-0) at Indiana (1-1), Saturday at noon EDT (ESPN). Line: Cincinnati by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Indiana leads 9-3-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Cincinnati has beaten...

After solid opener, Bengals look to keep going against Bears

Sep. 16, 2021 12:46 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — With quarterback Joe Burrow healed, the Cincinnati Bengals came into the season believing they were in position to improve on a dismal 2020. They're off to a good start. The Chicago Bears can't say the same. Burrow and the...

Court: Cincinnati billboard tax violates First Amendment

Sep. 16, 2021 10:26 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A tax levied by the city of Cincinnati on billboard companies in an effort to close a budget shortfall is an unconstitutional of First Amendment rights to free speech, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Thursday. Justice Sharon Kennedy, writing the...

Dalton ready to meet former team when Bears host Bengals

Sep. 15, 2021 17:25 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Andy Dalton remembers how strange it felt playing against the Bengals. That the game was in Cincinnati made it that much more emotional for the veteran quarterback. “It was cool for me, though, because they received me well,” Dalton said...

College Football Picks: Big Ten gets 5 big tests in Week 3

Sep. 15, 2021 10:49 AM EDT

This week it is the Big Ten that gets an opportunity to make a statement. The Pac-12 was in the spotlight last week, and while the conference as a whole didn't fare well going 3-5 in nonconference games against FBS opponents, Oregon's upset at Ohio State was a potential...

Ohio governor would issue mask mandate if law allowed

Sep. 14, 2021 17:57 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday said he would have issued a statewide mask mandate to slow spiking cases of the coronavirus if the Legislature hadn’t tied his hands through a strict restriction on public health orders. DeWine, a Republican, said...

FBI names new agent in charge for Cincinnati office

Sep. 14, 2021 10:36 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati office of the FBI has a new leader, who will oversee the biggest public corruption investigation in Ohio history. J. William Rivers was named to the post Monday. He succeeds Chris Hoffman, who has retired. Rivers was...

Flagged for inauspicious activity: Vikes dogged by penalties

Sep. 13, 2021 18:36 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings wore purple jerseys and white pants for their season opener. The yellow flags were an unplanned and unwelcomed accessory. Nothing will spoil a game quite like recurring penalties, and the Vikings ultimately sealed their demise...

Bengals get some breaks in Week 1 win against Vikings in OT

Sep. 13, 2021 12:50 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals needed some breaks to go their way in an overtime thriller against Minnesota. The hard-luck Bengals got few of them last season. So they can't help but feel they've turned some kind of corner after outlasting the Vikings 27-24...

Vikings have plenty to clean up after OT loss to Bengals

Sep. 12, 2021 20:09 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings overcame a choppy start to storm back and tie the game after regulation against the Cincinnati Bengals. Then a huge mistake by their reliable star running back doomed their chances in overtime. Dalvin Cook's...