Jay Morrison

Jay Morrison covers the Cincinnati Reds, Cincinnati Bengals and various other teams and events in Southwest Ohio. He graduated from Fairfield High School and the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University.

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Bengals long snapper headed to Pro Bowl
 A third Cincinnati Bengals player has been named to the Pro Bowl after long snapper tweeted that the Pittsburgh Steelers coaching staff extended the invitation to him Tuesday afternoon. Harris joins defensive tackle Geno Atkins and wide receiver A.J. Green as Pro Bowl selections of the Bengals, although Green will not be playing due to an...

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A third Cincinnati Bengals player has been named to the Pro Bowl after long snapper tweeted that the Pittsburgh Steelers coaching staff extended the invitation to him Tuesday afternoon. Harris joins defensive tackle Geno Atkins and wide receiver A.J. Green as Pro Bowl selections of the Bengals, although Green will not be playing due to an...
Bengals defensive end makes all-rookie team
 Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Carl Lawson has been voted to the Pro Football Writer Association All-Rookie Team. A fourth-round pick out of Auburn, Lawson recorded 8.5 sacks, which were just a half sack shy of the team lead despite playing just 41.6 percent of the defensive snaps. The other three defensive lineman on the all-rookie team...

Posted: 3 hours ago

Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Carl Lawson has been voted to the Pro Football Writer Association All-Rookie Team. A fourth-round pick out of Auburn, Lawson recorded 8.5 sacks, which were just a half sack shy of the team lead despite playing just 41.6 percent of the defensive snaps. The other three defensive lineman on the all-rookie team...
Youngstown native Hughes sparks WSU past Penguins
 There’s no face like home for Wright State junior guard Mark Hughes. Playing against Youngstown State tends to bring out the best in Hughes, a Youngstown native, and that was the case again Monday as he scored 13 points and made several key plays late as the Raiders pulled away from the Penguins for a 77-67 victory at the Nutter Center...

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There’s no face like home for Wright State junior guard Mark Hughes. Playing against Youngstown State tends to bring out the best in Hughes, a Youngstown native, and that was the case again Monday as he scored 13 points and made several key plays late as the Raiders pulled away from the Penguins for a 77-67 victory at the Nutter Center...
Welch hits milestone while leading WSU women to win
 Chelsea Welch scored 23 points, including the 1,000th of her Wright State career, to help the Raiders beat Youngstown State for their fifth consecutive win Monday afternoon at the Nutter Center. Welch came into the game needing one point for the milestone, and she got it on a free throw in the first quarter of a 73-50 triumph of Youngstown...

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Chelsea Welch scored 23 points, including the 1,000th of her Wright State career, to help the Raiders beat Youngstown State for their fifth consecutive win Monday afternoon at the Nutter Center. Welch came into the game needing one point for the milestone, and she got it on a free throw in the first quarter of a 73-50 triumph of Youngstown...
Wright State vs. YSU: What you need to know about Monday’s game
 Who: Youngstown State (5-13, 3-2), at Wright State (13-5, 5-0) When: 4 p.m. Monday Where: Nutter Center TV/Radio: ESPN3; 106.5 ›› Raiders aim to solve Morse code Probable Wright State starters Grant Benzinger, 6-3, Sr. G, 14.6 Parker Ernsthausen, 6-11, Jr., F, 4.8 Mark Hughes, 6-4, Jr, G, 9.6 Loudon Love, 6-9, Fr., C, 10.5 Justin...

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Who: Youngstown State (5-13, 3-2), at Wright State (13-5, 5-0) When: 4 p.m. Monday Where: Nutter Center TV/Radio: ESPN3; 106.5 ›› Raiders aim to solve Morse code Probable Wright State starters Grant Benzinger, 6-3, Sr. G, 14.6 Parker Ernsthausen, 6-11, Jr., F, 4.8 Mark Hughes, 6-4, Jr, G, 9.6 Loudon Love, 6-9, Fr., C, 10.5 Justin...
First-place Raiders aim to solve Morse code
 After beating defending Horizon League champion Northern Kentucky on Thursday 
               to improve to 5-0 in conference play
             for the first time in school history, Wright State will have its eyes set on another first Monday afternoon at the Nutter Center: Slowing Cameron Morse. The Youngstown State guard has averaged 24...

Posted: 2 days ago

After beating defending Horizon League champion Northern Kentucky on Thursday to improve to 5-0 in conference play for the first time in school history, Wright State will have its eyes set on another first Monday afternoon at the Nutter Center: Slowing Cameron Morse. The Youngstown State guard has averaged 24...
Report: Another former Bengals coach heading to Cleveland
 Former defensive coordinator Paul Guenther isn’t the only member of the 2017 Cincinnati Bengals coaching staff the team will playing against in 2018. Cleveland.com’s Mary Kay Cabot is reporting
             the Cleveland Browns have hired former Bengals offensive coordinator Ken Zampese as quarterbacks coach. The move reunites...

Posted: 4 days ago

Former defensive coordinator Paul Guenther isn’t the only member of the 2017 Cincinnati Bengals coaching staff the team will playing against in 2018. Cleveland.com’s Mary Kay Cabot is reporting the Cleveland Browns have hired former Bengals offensive coordinator Ken Zampese as quarterbacks coach. The move reunites...
5 things to know about Wright State’s win at NKU
 Wright State is hoping for more of the same Monday, both in terms of the result and atmosphere the Raiders enjoyed Thursday night. Playing at a packed BB&T Arena in front a rowdy, season-high crowd of 4,987, the Raiders scored their biggest win of the Scott Nagy era with an 84-81 triumphof defending Horizon League champion Northern Kentucky...

Posted: 4 days ago

Wright State is hoping for more of the same Monday, both in terms of the result and atmosphere the Raiders enjoyed Thursday night. Playing at a packed BB&T Arena in front a rowdy, season-high crowd of 4,987, the Raiders scored their biggest win of the Scott Nagy era with an 84-81 triumphof defending Horizon League champion Northern Kentucky...
WSU beats NKU, moves into sole possession of first place
 Senior guard Grant Benzinger carried Wright State into sole possession of first place in the Horizon League with a season-high 31 points Thursday night in a 84-81 victory at Northern Kentucky. Benzinger, who finished one point shy of his career high, scored 10 points in a key three-minute stretch late in the second half that saw WSU go from...

Posted: 4 days ago

Senior guard Grant Benzinger carried Wright State into sole possession of first place in the Horizon League with a season-high 31 points Thursday night in a 84-81 victory at Northern Kentucky. Benzinger, who finished one point shy of his career high, scored 10 points in a key three-minute stretch late in the second half that saw WSU go from...
Bengals hire offensive line coach
 The Cincinnati Bengals have hired Frank Pollack as their offensive line coach. Pollack coached the Dallas Cowboys offensive line from 2015-17. He replaces Paul Alexander, who coached the Bengals offensive line from 1995-2017. ›› New Bengals defensive coordinator introduced While Pollack was signing his new contract in Cincinnati...

Posted: 5 days ago

The Cincinnati Bengals have hired Frank Pollack as their offensive line coach. Pollack coached the Dallas Cowboys offensive line from 2015-17. He replaces Paul Alexander, who coached the Bengals offensive line from 1995-2017. ›› New Bengals defensive coordinator introduced While Pollack was signing his new contract in Cincinnati...
Former Bengals coach interviews with Cowboys
 Former Cincinnati Bengals offensive line coach Paul Alexander is interviewing for the same position with the Dallas Cowboys, according to a report from the NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Alexander spent 24 seasons with the Bengals, including 23 in a row as offensive line coach, before head coach Marvin Lewis announced last week he would...

Posted: 5 days ago

Former Cincinnati Bengals offensive line coach Paul Alexander is interviewing for the same position with the Dallas Cowboys, according to a report from the NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Alexander spent 24 seasons with the Bengals, including 23 in a row as offensive line coach, before head coach Marvin Lewis announced last week he would...