John Boyle

John Boyle is sports editor for Cox Media Group Ohio.

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Browns trade former Ohio State standout Carlos Hyde
 The Cleveland Browns today traded running back Carlos Hyde to the Jacksonville Jaguars for a fifth-round draft pick in 2019. Hyde, a former standout at Ohio State, was leading the Browns with 382 yards rushing and five touchdowns. The move figures to free up more carries for rookie Nick Chubb, the Browns’ second-round pick this year...

Posted: a day ago

The Cleveland Browns today traded running back Carlos Hyde to the Jacksonville Jaguars for a fifth-round draft pick in 2019. Hyde, a former standout at Ohio State, was leading the Browns with 382 yards rushing and five touchdowns. The move figures to free up more carries for rookie Nick Chubb, the Browns’ second-round pick this year...
Wright State men’s basketball picked to win Horizon League
 The Wright State University Raiders are the team to beat in the Horizon League. The Raiders were picked to finish first in the league’s preseason poll released today. Defending regular-season champion Northern Kentucky was selected No. 2, followed by UIC, Oakland, Green Bay, IUPUI, Cleveland State, Milwaukee, Youngstown State and Detroit...

Posted: 3 days ago

The Wright State University Raiders are the team to beat in the Horizon League. The Raiders were picked to finish first in the league’s preseason poll released today. Defending regular-season champion Northern Kentucky was selected No. 2, followed by UIC, Oakland, Green Bay, IUPUI, Cleveland State, Milwaukee, Youngstown State and Detroit...
Bengals linebacker to miss extended time due to knee injury
 Bengals linebacker Nick Vigil is expected to miss several games with a sprained MCL, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Vigil, a third-year player, was injured on a cut block during Sunday’s 28-21 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Hardy Nickerson and Jordan Evans likely will see more playing time in Vigil’s absence...

Posted: 5 days ago

Bengals linebacker Nick Vigil is expected to miss several games with a sprained MCL, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Vigil, a third-year player, was injured on a cut block during Sunday’s 28-21 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Hardy Nickerson and Jordan Evans likely will see more playing time in Vigil’s absence...
Bengals’ Week 7 game vs. undefeated Chiefs moved to prime time
 The Cincinnati Bengals are getting another game on national television. The NFL announced today the Bengals’ Week 7 game at the Kansas City Chiefs on Oct. 21 has been flexed to an 8:20 p.m. kickoff. The Rams-49ers game scheduled for Sunday night will be moved to 4:25 p.m. The Chiefs are 5-0, the Bengals are 4-1. The Bengals defeated...

Posted: 11 days ago

The Cincinnati Bengals are getting another game on national television. The NFL announced today the Bengals’ Week 7 game at the Kansas City Chiefs on Oct. 21 has been flexed to an 8:20 p.m. kickoff. The Rams-49ers game scheduled for Sunday night will be moved to 4:25 p.m. The Chiefs are 5-0, the Bengals are 4-1. The Bengals defeated...
McCoy: Astros spoil dream pitching matchup in Game 1 win over Indians
 UNSOLICITED OBSERVATIONS from The Man Cave while an exterminator rids the premises of yellow jackets, an exterminator allergic to bee stings. Go figure. —It was Rembrandt vs. Picasso. It was Chopin vs. Beethoven. It was Einstein vs. Newton. It was Nureyev vs. Baryishnikov. It was McCoy vs Hatfield (well, let’s not get too carried...

Posted: 15 days ago

UNSOLICITED OBSERVATIONS from The Man Cave while an exterminator rids the premises of yellow jackets, an exterminator allergic to bee stings. Go figure. —It was Rembrandt vs. Picasso. It was Chopin vs. Beethoven. It was Einstein vs. Newton. It was Nureyev vs. Baryishnikov. It was McCoy vs Hatfield (well, let’s not get too carried...
Cincinnati Bengals make pair of roster moves
 The Bengals today made expected roster moves with tight end Tyler Eifert and linebacker Vontaze Burfict. The team placed Eifert on injured reserve and added Burfict to the 53-man roster. »RELATED: ‘It means everything’ to have Burfict back Eifert, who is in his sixth season, suffered a broken ankle in last week’s 37-36...

Posted: 15 days ago

The Bengals today made expected roster moves with tight end Tyler Eifert and linebacker Vontaze Burfict. The team placed Eifert on injured reserve and added Burfict to the 53-man roster. »RELATED: ‘It means everything’ to have Burfict back Eifert, who is in his sixth season, suffered a broken ankle in last week’s 37-36...
Greaser, Goecke, Centerville boys go low at D-I boys golf sectional
 Seniors Austin Greaser (Butler) and Tyler Goecke (Carroll) and the Centerville team went low Monday in the Division I boys sectional golf tournament. »RELATED: Greaser commits to North Carolina Greaser and Goecke both carded 6-under-par 66 and the Elks carded a 1-under 287 at the Golf Club at Yankee Trace. Centerville won the team title...

Posted: 19 days ago

Seniors Austin Greaser (Butler) and Tyler Goecke (Carroll) and the Centerville team went low Monday in the Division I boys sectional golf tournament. »RELATED: Greaser commits to North Carolina Greaser and Goecke both carded 6-under-par 66 and the Elks carded a 1-under 287 at the Golf Club at Yankee Trace. Centerville won the team title...
High School Football: Springfield moves up in Division I state poll
 The Springfield Wildcats moved up two spots to No. 8 in Division I in the Associated Press state poll released Monday. The Wildcats are 6-0 for the first time since the new high school opened in 2008 after last week’s 35-7 win over Xenia. Springfield travels to Northmont (5-1) Friday night to begin a tough stretch to end the...

Posted: 19 days ago

The Springfield Wildcats moved up two spots to No. 8 in Division I in the Associated Press state poll released Monday. The Wildcats are 6-0 for the first time since the new high school opened in 2008 after last week’s 35-7 win over Xenia. Springfield travels to Northmont (5-1) Friday night to begin a tough stretch to end the...
Cincinnati stunner: Bengals score TD with 7 seconds left to beat Falcons
 The Cincinnati Bengals rallied for an improbable 37-36 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Andy Dalton hit A.J. Green for a 13-yard touchdown pass with 7 seconds left as the Bengals improved to 3-1. Dalton passed for 337 yards and three touchdowns. Tyler Boyd caught a career-high 11 passes for 100 yards. Giovani...

Posted: 20 days ago

The Cincinnati Bengals rallied for an improbable 37-36 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Andy Dalton hit A.J. Green for a 13-yard touchdown pass with 7 seconds left as the Bengals improved to 3-1. Dalton passed for 337 yards and three touchdowns. Tyler Boyd caught a career-high 11 passes for 100 yards. Giovani...
Cincinnati Bengals lose tight end Tyler Eifert to horrific injury
 Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert was carted off the field in third quarter of today’s game in Atlanta with an apparent serious leg injury. Players from teams came out to console an emotional Eifert as he was carted off the field. Eifert, who played in just 10 total game the past two seasons because of injuries, had four catches for 38...

Posted: 20 days ago

Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert was carted off the field in third quarter of today’s game in Atlanta with an apparent serious leg injury. Players from teams came out to console an emotional Eifert as he was carted off the field. Eifert, who played in just 10 total game the past two seasons because of injuries, had four catches for 38...