The Cincinnati Bengals fell just short to the Miami Dolphins yesterday, 17-13. The Bengals were on the scoreboard first on a pair of first quarter Mike Nugent field goals. However, Miami would come right back in the second with a Daniel Thomas one yard touchdown plunge. The Dolphins added to their lead in the third behind a Reggie Bush 13-yard run and a Dan Carpenter field goal. Cincinnati would then cut the lead early in the fourth when Andy Dalton found A.J. Green for a 2-yard touchdown pass. But, a Cincinnati drive late in the ballgame would come up short as Dalton was intercepted to seal the loss. The Bengals are now 3-2 and will head to Cleveland on Sunday. The game can be heard on 970 WATH with pregame at 11:30 and kickoff at 1.
The Cleveland Browns remained winless yesterday with a 41-27 loss to the New York Giants. The Browns jumped out to an early lead in the first quarter, scoring on a Trent Richardson 15-yard run and a Josh Gordon 62-yard touchdown catch. The Giants would cut the lead in half late in the first on a Victor Cruz 3-yard catch. Cleveland added to the lead on Phil Dawson field goal, but it was all Giants from there. New York would score 20 unanswered points in the final six minutes of the half. The Giants would put the game out of reach in the fourth on a David Wilson 40-yard run. Cleveland is now 0-5 and will take on Cincinnati on Sunday at 1.
Elsewhere in the NFL, Indianapolis came back to beat Green Bay, 30-27. Baltimore edged Kansas City, 9-6. Pittsburgh clipped Philadelphia, 16-14. Atlanta bested Washington, 24-17. Seattle topped Carolina, 16-12. Chicago blasted Jacksonville, 41-3. Minnesota handled Tennessee, 30-7. New England defeated Denver, 31-21. San Francisco dominated Buffalo, 45-3 and New Orleans outlasted San Diego, 31-24.
The Cincinnati Reds blanked the San Francisco Giants, 9-0 to take a 2-0 series lead in the NLDS. The Reds took the early lead in the second on a Ryan Ludwick solo blast. Cincinnati then added to their lead with three in the fourth behind RBI singles from Scott Rolen and Ryan Hanigan. Reds starter Bronson Arroyo was dominant, throwing seven innings of one hit baseball. The Reds put the game out of reach in the eighth, plating five runs behind Brandon Phillips and Jay Bruce RBI doubles and a Drew Stubbs RBI triple. Cincinnati will now return home to try and finish off the Giants on Tuesday. The game can be heard on 970 WATH with pregame at 5 and first pitch at 5:30.
Elsewhere in the MLB playoffs, Washington took a 1-0 series lead with a 3-2 win over St. Louis. Detroit won in walk off fashion over Oakland, 5-4 to take a 2-0 series lead and the New York Yankees bested Baltimore, 7-2 to take a 1-0 series lead.
Ohio football creeped even closer to the AP Top 25 yesterday, coming in at 26th in the latest poll with 79 votes. The Bobcats jumped eight spots from last week and sit just three points behind #25 Michigan. Ohio became the first team in the nation to become bowl eligible on Saturday with a 38-31 win over Buffalo. The Bobcats take on Akron on Saturday for homecoming. The game can be heard on Power 105 with pregame at 12:30 with the Bobcat Insider and kickoff at 2. Also in the AP Top 25, Ohio State came in at number eight after a big win over Nebraska on Saturday. The Buckeyes head to Indiana on Saturday at 8.
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