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Bengals' newest look is on roster
Punter Kyle Richardson made it to town just in time to be in the Bengals' team picture Wednesday.
Bengals Q&A with Mark Curnutte
Arrington challenges Sapp
Kearse returns to star status

NL: Cubs 12, Marlins 3
Sammy Sosa called it a stroke of luck. But it was more like the stroke of a slugger primed to lead his team deep into the postseason.
AL: Red Sox 5, Yankees 2
Encarnacion trade pays off for Marlins
Notebook: Florida's Harris knows his NLCS foes
Domestic abuse charge against Yankees' Heredia withdrawn

What do you think?
What are the most dramatic finishes of all time in Cincinnati sports history? Take part in our poll.

OSU defensive line: The rush stops here
Ohio State's defensive line distills football to its essence, a game of Red Rover. It dares anyone to break its chain.
Badgers prepare for upset of OSU

Upgrade of talent valuable for Ducks
Compared to their parent club last year, the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks appeared adopted. There seemed little relation between the Anaheim team that reached the Stanley Cup finals and the farm club here that was the lowest-scoring in franchise history.

Middletown rules course
A medalist showing by Carling Coffing highlighted a banner day for Middletown golf Wednesday at the Southwest District Tournament at Weatherwax Golf Course.
• Football chat Thursday: Join Colerain coach Kerry Coombs from noon to 12:30 p.m. at
St. Xavier-Elder football game a sellout
Prep golf tourneys under way this week

Sports today on TV, radio
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Miami's Murray has goals in air and on ground
Cal Murray currently anchors Miami's running game, but he's hoping his future is up in the air - literally.
Notebook: Bryant is expected to waive today's hearing
EAGLE, Colo. - Kobe Bryant's lawyers are expected to waive his preliminary hearing to keep potentially damaging evidence from being heard publicly.
UC's Hicks may be able to mediate assault case
University of Cincinnati basketball player Eric Hicks had his misdemeanor assault case referred to private complaint mediation Wednesday.
SUNDAY SPOTLIGHT   (Index of last Sunday's sports stories)
Bills 22, Bengals 16 (OT)
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - The attitude in the Bengals locker room after Sunday's 22-16 overtime loss to the Buffalo Bills was decidedly feistier than three weeks ago.
Bengals-Bills stats
Daugherty column: Bengals crumble in clutch

Less is plenty for A's, Twins
When Reds chief operating officer John Allen said this week that one of the main criteria for hiring the next Reds general manager would be to find the person who can find "baseball players," he was speaking in code.
Five ways things went wrong
Five steps Reds should take
Savvy GM candidates will ask these questions
Reds Q&A with John Fay

Let Junior move on
Columnist Paul Daugherty writes: The Junior-to-Seattle rumors have begun again, as faithful as yellow leaves in October.

Walk among baseball history
Johnny Bench tags 'Baseball As America,' an exhibit at the Cincinnati Museum Center, as a way to rekindle love for the national pastime.
Bats Incredible! special section

Salute to prep champions
Greater Cincinnati high school sports teams captured 13 Ohio state titles and numerous individual championships over the last year. The Cincinnati Enquirer honors those athletes with a special "Salute to Champions."

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