CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals have placed cornerback Leon Hall on the injured reserve list, more than a week after he injured his right Achilles tendon. Hall tore his other Achilles tendon in 2011 but returned last season as the Bengals' top cornerback.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Third-year quarterback Andy Dalton is on the best three-game stretch in Bengals history. He's thrown 11 touchdown passes while hitting every type of throw. Cincinnati is in control of the AFC North in large part because its quarterback has grown this season. The Bengals play at Miami tomorrow night.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns and Josh Gordon are moving forward together. With rampant trade speculation swirling around Gordon for weeks, the Browns decided to hold on to their talented wide receiver who has developed into one of Cleveland's top playmakers but whose off-field issues will continue to loom over the team.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have reassigned forward Cody Bass to their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Massachusetts. Re-signed by the club to a one-year, two-way contract in July, Bass appeared in three preseason games with Columbus prior to breaking a bone in his hand on September 23rd against Minnesota.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — If Cincinnati wants to stay close in the chase for the inaugural American Athletic Conference title, they must avoid any letdown against the struggling Memphis Tigers. The Bearcats are a game behind Houston and UCF. Memphis has been close with five losses by an average of 7.6 points, and the Tigers, losers of three straight, have lead or been tied for the lead in the fourth quarter in several losses.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Akron's minor league team is no longer the Aeros, they're now the RubberDucks. The Double-A affiliate for the Cleveland Indians announced the new nickname yesterday. Team owner Ken Babby said the RubberDucks nickname and logo are designed to "honor the history of Akron and the rubber industry while creating a new identity that was fun, exciting, and family-friendly."