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Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Mike Thomas celebrates after scoring a 4-yard touchdown during the second half of the team's NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Eagles, Bengals each look to avoid 0-3 starts

Sep. 24, 2020 4:51 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles are dealing with adversity far earlier than usual. The Cincinnati Bengals are right where they’ve been for a while. One of the teams should earn their first win Sunday — unless they tie — when the Bengals visit the Eagles. An 0-2 start for...

FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) is sacked by San Francisco 49ers middle linebacker Kwon Alexander, left, and K'Waun Williams during the first half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif. The last time Baker Mayfield faced a talented, quarterback-seeking defensive line anchored by the No. 2 overall draft pick, things didn't go well. The San Francisco 49ers menaced and mauled Mayfield last season. On Sunday the Browns' QB faces Washington's ferocious front. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

Browns must protect QB Mayfield from Washington's "wreckers"

Sep. 24, 2020 3:54 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The last time Baker Mayfield faced a talented, quarterback-seeking defensive line anchored by the No. 2 overall draft pick, things didn't go well. The San Francisco 49ers menaced and mauled Mayfield last season. On Sunday the Browns' QB faces Washington's ferocious front. “Game...

Cincinnati head coach Luke Fickell shouts to his team against Austin Peay during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Cincinnati beat Austin Peay 55-20. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

No. 22 Army seeks road breakthrough at No. 14 Cincinnati

Sep. 24, 2020 1:39 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — When Cincinnati lost three games from its nonconference schedule, the Bearcats looked around for someone to give them a good test before American Athletic Conference play begins. Army and its daunting triple-option offense were available. Neither side realized what stakes would be...

Bengals, Eagles look to avoid 0-3 start in Wentz vs Burrow

Sep. 24, 2020 11:53 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (0-2) at PHILADELPHIA (0-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE — Eagles by 5 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Bengals 1-1, Eagles 0-2 SERIES RECORD - Bengals lead 9-3-1 LAST MEETING - Bengals beat Eagles 32-14, Dec. 4. 2016 at Cincinnati LAST WEEK - Bengals lost to Browns 35-30; Eagles lost to Rams...

Cincinnati Reds' Mike Moustakas fist bumps members of the Reds' grounds crew after a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers in Cincinnati, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. The Reds won 6-1. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

Votto homers, Bauer sharp as surging Reds top Brewers 6-1

Sep. 23, 2020 10:28 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The grounds crew that had been banging drums and raising a din in the stands all game long lined up and exchanged high-fives with exuberant Reds players. Felt like old times at Great American Ball Park — 2013, to be exact, the last time Cincinnati made the playoffs. Now, the Reds...

Blake makes save in 92nd, Union tie FC Cincinnati 0-0

Sep. 23, 2020 10:05 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andre Blake had the only save of the match and the Philadelphia Union stretched their unbeaten streak to four with a scoreless draw with FC Cincinnati on Wednesday night. FC Cincinnati (3-6-4) has had four straight 0-0 games at Nippert Stadium. Blake stopped Joseph-Claude Gyau’s...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield celebrates after running back Kareem Hunt scored a touchdown during the second half of the team's NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Cleveland. The Browns won 35-30. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Mayfield, Browns' high-powered offense show early promise

Sep. 23, 2020 5:26 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Like a mother lion with her hungry cubs, Baker Mayfield has many mouths to feed. And just one football to share. When Mayfield looks around Cleveland's offensive huddle, the Browns quarterback is surrounded by almost an embarrassment of offensive riches. There's star wide receivers Odell...

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew (15) is sacked by Tennessee Titans defensive tackle Jack Crawford for a 20-yard loss in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

South Beach vs. North Florida on Thursday night

Sep. 23, 2020 12:25 PM EDT

The idea has merit: Take teams you don't expect to be in the playoff chase and stick them in prime time early in the schedule. That's what the NFL has done by placing Cincinnati at Cleveland last week, and this Thursday night, it's Jacksonville hosting Miami. Denver and the Jets get the honor next week before...

Milwaukee Brewers' Tyrone Taylor runs the bases after hitting a solo home run in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Cincinnati, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

Brewers rally in 7th, bolster chances with 3-2 win over Reds

Sep. 22, 2020 9:58 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Facing a loss that could have deeply dented their playoff chances, the Milwaukee Brewers pulled one out behind an infielder who hasn't been able to crack the starting lineup lately. Eric Sogard doubled home the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, and Milwaukee rallied Tuesday night for a...

Cincinnati Reds' Eugenio Suarez, left, celebrates after hitting a two-run home run with teammate Mike Moustakas, right, in the sixth inning during a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers in Cincinnati, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

Eugenio Suárez homers, surging Reds beat Brewers 6-3

Sep. 21, 2020 10:29 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds aren't wilting in their first exposure to September playoff pressure in many years. Eugenio Suárez hit a two-run homer, Luis Castillo won his fourth straight start, and streaking Cincinnati moved above .500 for the first time since opening day, beating the Milwaukee Brewers...