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Dalton disagrees with benching, timing of Bengals’ move

By The Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton disagrees with his benching by the Cincinnati Bengals and the way they waited until shortly before the trade deadline to inform him, leaving no time to see if another team was interested. Coach Zac Taylor decided Tuesday to switch to ...

Browns turn it over 3 straight plays, lose to Patriots 27-13

By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — This one slipped out of Cleveland's hands. On three plays in a row. The Browns turned the ball over on back-to-back-to-back plays in the first quarter on a rainy New England Sunday, leading to a pair of Patriots touchdowns that ...

At 0-8, Bengals look for positives despite loss in London

By MATTIAS KAREN Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Even at 0-8, Andy Dalton is doing his best to look for some positives. A run game that seems to finally be making some progress. An aggressive game plan that saw the Cincinnati Bengals go for it six times on fourth down — converting four of ...

AP Top 25: LSU No. 1 ahead of ‘Bama, Ohio St in close vote

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer The No. 1 vs. No. 2 game between Alabama and LSU in two weeks looks set, though the order of the Crimson Tide and Tigers changed in the AP Top 25 in one of the closet votes ever. Heading into an off date for both teams, LSU flip-flopped with ...

Beilein gets first win with Cavs, Thompson scores 25

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — John Beilein was soaked from his shirt to his socks after an unexpected shower. Cleveland's rookie coach had his pro basketball baptism. Beilein picked up his first NBA win and got doused with water in the locker room by Kevin Love, Tristan ...

Rose Lavelle to speak at 2020 sports awards show in Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — Soccer player Rose Lavelle, midfielder for the U.S. Women's National Team and the Washington Spirit, will be the guest speaker at the fifth-annual 2020 Cincinnati.com Sports Awards. The awards show on April 17 at Music Hall in Cincinnati will honor high school athletes from ...

No. 18 Ohio State hopes to rebound after up and down season

By MITCH STACY AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After a disappointing rollercoaster of a season, Ohio State's gifted big man, Kaleb Wesson, explored the possibility of leaving school early for the NBA. Wesson decided to stay for at least another year and see how far the Buckeyes can ...

Day: Wisconsin loss doesn’t diminish matchup with Ohio State

By MITCH STACY AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Though Ohio State's matchup with Wisconsin this week is no longer a showdown of unbeaten top-10 teams, Buckeyes coach Ryan Day says that doesn't change a thing. The Badgers (6-1, 3-1 Big Ten) suffered a shocking 24-23 loss to Illinois ...

Browns relieved Garrett incident with punching fan not worse

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns coach Freddie Kitchens believes the fan who punched Myles Garrett was lucky. "I was glad the guy ran," Kitchens cracked Monday as Cleveland returned from its bye weekend. As the Browns began their break last week, Garrett was ...

Nyquist’s penalty shot in OT lifts Blue Jackets past Leafs

TORONTO (AP) — Gustav Nyquist couldn't recall getting a penalty shot in overtime before. He scored on his chance 1:57 into the extra period Monday night, giving the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs. "I think that's my first one," Nyquist said. "So it felt ...