The Cincinnati Bengals edged out the San Diego Chargers last night, 17-10. The Bengals got on the board first on a four-yard run from BenJarvus Green-Ellis in the second. However, just minutes later San Diego tied it on a Phil Rivers touchdown pass. Late in the third, AJ Green hauled in a 21-yard touchdown pass from Andy Dalton and Mike Nugent put the team on top by ten with a field goal early in the fourth. San Diego notched a field goal minutes later, but that would be all they could muster. The Bengals will now host Indianapolis on Sunday. The game can be heard on 970 WATH with pre game at 11:30 and the kick at 1.
The Cleveland Browns fell to the Jacksonville Jaguars yesterday, 32-28. The Browns led by seven late in the first half, but two turnovers by Brandon Weeden turned into 13 points for the Jags and Cleveland trailed by six at the break. The Browns jumped back into the lead early in the third on a Greg Little touchdown catch, but a safety on the Browns early in the fourth and then a Jacksonville field goal gave the lead back. Cleveland scored with 3:55 left to regain the lead on a Josh Gordon 95-yard touchdown snag, however, Jacksonville answered with seconds left on a Chad Henne touchdown pass to win it. Cleveland will now head to New England on Sunday at 1.
Elsewhere in the NFL, Denver outlasted Kansas City, 35-28. San Francisco bested St. Louis, 23-13. Atlanta clipped Buffalo, 34-31 in overtime. Carolina dominated Tampa Bay, 27-6. New England snuck past Houston, 34-31. Philadelphia ousted Arizona, 24-21. Miami blew past the New York Jets, 23-3. Minnesota edged Chicago, 23-20 in overtime and Indianapolis topped Tennessee, 22-14.
Ohio Bobcats volleyball will play Michigan State to open up the NCAA tournament this weekend. The Bobcats went 27-5 and won the MAC regular season title and tournament crown. The game will be played in Lexington, Kentucky at 5 on Friday.
In NBA action last night, Portland bested the LA Lakers, 114-108. New Orleans ousted New York, 103-99. Oklahoma City topped Minnesota, 113-103. Miami edged Charlotte, 99-98. Golden State snuck past Sacramento, 115-113. Detroit handled Philadelphia, 115-100. Indiana clipped the LA Clippers, 105-100 and Denver blew past Toronto, 112-98.
In NCAA college hoops, #3 Kentucky toppled Providence, 79-65. #21 Memphis knocked off #5 Oklahoma State, 73-68. #12 Wichita State ousted Saint Louis, 70-65. UAB upset #16 UNC, 63-59. George Washington topped #20 Creighton, 60-53 and #25 Marquette fell to San Diego State, 67-59.
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