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Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) runs off the field following a 33-25 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars

Burrow and the Bengals hold on to finally win in playoffs, 26-19 over Raiders

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CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Burrow led an efficient offense that scored on six drives, including two of his touchdown passes, and rookie Evan McPherson made four field goals as the Cincinnati Bengals finally advanced in the playoffs with a 26-19 win over Las Vegas in Saturday’s wild-card game. It was a victory three decades in… Read More

Cincinnati Bengals' Joe Burrow throws a pass during an NFL football practice

AFC North champ Bengals will rest Burrow in regular season finale

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CINCINNATI (AP) — The AFC North champion Cincinnati Bengals won’t play quarterback Joe Burrow this week to make sure he is healthy for the first round of the playoffs. Burrow is nursing aches and pains, including his right knee and sore pinky finger but said he could have played Sunday at Cleveland had it been… Read More

Ohio Men's Basketball

Boals earns his 100th career head coaching win as the Bobcats down Akron

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio Men’s Basketball Head Coach Jeff Boals now has 100 head coaching wins under his belt after a close win over Akron. The Bobcats earned a 69-63 win over the Zips Tuesday night at James A. Rhodes Arena. Congrats to Ohio’s @JeffBoals on his 1️⃣0️⃣0️⃣th career head coaching victory!#OUohyeah | #MACtion… Read More

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) runs off the field following a 33-25 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars

Burrow and the Bengals clinch the AFC North title after rallying past the Chiefs 34-31

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CINCINNATI (AP) — Evan McPherson kicked a 20-yard field goal as time ran out, and the Cincinnati Bengals earned their first AFC North title and postseason appearance in six years with a wild 34-31 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. Rookie Ja’Marr Chase had a franchise-record and NFL rookie record 266 yards receiving and three… Read More

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Ohio Women’s Basketball wraps up FIU Holiday Hoops Showdown with a win over Binghamton

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MIAMI, Fla. (WOUB) — Ohio Women’s Basketball (6-3) held off a late rally from Binghamton (4-6) for a  76-67 win in their second game of the FIU Holiday Hoops Showdown. Senior guard Cece Hooks led the Bobcats in scoring with 20 points on 9-18 shooting, followed closely by redshirt junior guard Erica Johnson who added… Read More

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Ohio Women’s Basketball knocks off UMass Lowell in first game of FIU Holiday Hoops Showdown

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MIAMI, Fla. (WOUB) — A strong second quarter helped Ohio Women’s Basketball (5-3) to an eventual 74-60 win over UMass Lowell (3-6) in the first game of the FIU Holiday Hoops Showdown. Cece Hooks led the Bobcats with 25 points. The senior guard became the all-time leader for Ohio Basketball in field goals scored after… Read More

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) runs off the field following a 33-25 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars

Burrow and Bengals back in the win column after defensive effort in 15-10 win at Denver

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DENVER (AP) — Khalid Kareem snatched the ball from backup quarterback Drew Lock on second-and-goal and the Cincinnati Bengals seized a first-place tie with the Baltimore Ravens atop the AFC North with a 15-10 win over the Denver Broncos on Sunday. Another football was waiting for Kareem in the visitor’s locker room after his fourth-quarter heroics with… Read More

Fans look on as a security guard on the field wears a mask during the game between the Washington Football Team and the Los Angeles Chargers at FedExField

As COVID cases surge, pro sports leagues reevaluate their safety protocols

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The next few Calgary Flames games are on hold after 27 players and staff were sidelined due to COVID exposure. The Brooklyn Nets had only eight players available for Tuesday night’s game after nearly half the team had to enter the league’s COVID protocols – two of them just an hour… Read More

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The Columbus Blue Jackets invite first-time participants, boys and girls ages 5 to 9, to try hockey for free through the Get Out And Learn program. Participants will learn the basics of hockey in a fun and safe atmosphere. 60 minutes of instruction FREE stick, jersey and knit gloves FREE skate rental Advanced registration is… Read More

The new Cleveland Guardians logo is displayed on a screen next to art work, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Cleveland.

Cleveland Will Play Its Last Home Baseball Game Under The Current Name

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CLEVELAND (NPR) — Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will take home field for the last time under its current name this afternoon. The team has been known as the Cleveland Indians since 1915 but announced in 2020 that it would drop that name, which Indigenous activists fought for years to change. The team plays six… Read More

Ohio University women's soccer defends a free kick against Northern Kentucky University on Thursday

Ohio Women’s Soccer Falls To Northern Kentucky

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – After a hot start to the season, the Ohio women’s soccer team lost their second match in a row Thursday to Northern Kentucky. Ohio dominated possession and created a flurry of chances early on. Sophomore midfielder Isabella Ginocchi got multiple looks at goal from the top of the box but failed… Read More

TJ Jackson on the field for practice

OU Football Welcomes Big Addition In Offensive Lineman TJ Jackson

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Ohio University Football team was able to land a big addition to the offensive line this season from the Transfer Portal. TJ Jackson, a redshirt fifth year Offensive Lineman from Cumberland, Virginia, not only stands out because of his talent. He also stands out at 6’7″ and 375 lbs. Jackson… Read More

Cincinnati Bengals' Joe Burrow throws a pass during an NFL football practice

Burrow Is Ready To Go, But Bengals Will Be Cautious

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CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Burrow says his surgically repaired knee is “just about 100%,” but the Cincinnati Bengals really don’t want anyone knocking their star quarterback around until absolutely necessary. Burrow likely will not see much action in the three preseason games, staying away from most contact until Cincinnati’s regular-season opener against Minnesota on Sept…. Read More

Cleveland Indians' Franmil Reyes celebrates with Cleveland Indians' Jordan Luplow (8) after hitting a three-run home run off Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Geoff Hartlieb during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Cleveland, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. The Indians won the game 8-6.

Cleveland’s MLB Team Changes Its Name To Guardians After Years Of Backlash

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CLEVELAND (NPR) — Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team has changed its name to the Guardians, ridding itself of a previous name that many found highly offensive. The team announced the name change on Twitter on Friday morning, posting a two-minute video narrated by actor Tom Hanks. Together, we are all… pic.twitter.com/R5FnT4kv1I — Cleveland Indians (@Indians) July 23,… Read More

New Head Football Coach Tim Albin and Ohio Athletic Director Julie Cromer at a press conference Thursday, July 15

Tim Albin Ready To Lead Bobcat Football As New Head Coach

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Longtime Offensive Coordinator Tim Albin is officially at the helm of Ohio Football. Albin signed a four-year contract to become Ohio Football’s Head Coach shortly after Frank Solich announced his retirement Wednesday. “I couldn’t be more excited,” Albin said during an introductory press conference Thursday. “I’m truly humbled and honored for… Read More

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Frank Solich To Step Down After 16 Years As Ohio’s Head Football Coach

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio University’s football team will have a new head coach for the first time in 16 years when it starts the 2021 season in Sept. Frank Solich announced at a press conference Wednesday he will step down, citing health reasons for his retirement. “It is a rare cardiovascular situation that I’ve… Read More

Hunter Rogan

OU Women’s Basketball Player Receives Surprise Scholarship

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — It may be the offseason, but Ohio University’s women’s basketball team had reason to celebrate earlier this week. Senior Hunter Rogan received a surprise scholarship earlier this week in a video posted on Twitter. Today, we surprised Hunter with a scholarship. There's no one more deserving. #OUohyeah pic.twitter.com/JR8MUY0juA — Ohio Women’s… Read More

Gov. DeWine signs Name, Image & Likeness Executive Order

DeWine Signs Order To Allow Name, Image & Likeness When Ohio Legislature Failed To Pass Bill

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — After a bill that would allow college athletes in Ohio to profit from their name, image or likeness became ensnared in Statehouse politics last week, Governor DeWine has taken the issue in his own hands by signing an executive order. Ohio State University lobbied hard for the bill that would allow… Read More

A Cincinnati Reds mascots sits in empty stands during a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals at the Great American Ballpark, in Cincinnati, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020

DeWine Optimistic For Return Of Fans At Games, Dancing At Proms

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COLUMUBS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Gov. Mike DeWine said Ohioans who are planning now for spring events – proms, weddings, baseball games – should feel confident things will be better this year compared to 2020. But there’s a big caveat. DeWine said crowds at spring baseball games might be able to go to 30%… Read More

Mike DeWine wearing mask

DeWine To Announce Plan For High School Sports

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is ready to announce his plan for fall high school sports during the coronavirus pandemic. The governor has hinted that sports will go ahead with restrictions and many decisions left up to parents, schools and local health departments. The Ohio High School Athletic Association also suggested last… Read More