Butch Jones sat in a room Dec. 4 with
University of Cincinnati president Santa Ono and a representative of the
Belk Bowl and told the media — which was most certainly not there to
discuss the Dec. 27 game against Duke — he had every intention of
coaching the Bearcats in that game and beyond.
Most people remember at some point in
life dating someone we now refer to as “crazy.” The use of the word can
sometimes feel as misleading as the choice of “dating” in the same
sentence. Batshitfuckingcrazy is often the preferred description.
It’s becoming harder and harder to
continue to be a fan of college sports and perhaps more difficult to
follow the ever-changing landscape of the supposed amateur athletics. By
the time this story hits the printing press, the Big East could be even
Cooperstown came to West Chester for a night, at least. On Nov. 3, the Courage and Character
Foundation hosted eight Hall of Fame players and Pete Rose as part of
the Johnny Bench and Friends fundraiser in West Chester.
Many people were unhappy that the Reds
signed Dusty Baker to a two-year extension shortly after the end of the
team’s 2012 season, but the people happiest with the news are the Reds
It’s too bad it took a mini-stroke for
Dusty Baker to get a little bit of relief from his critics. Baker will
be leading the Reds to their second postseason appearance in the last
three years, but he’s far from beloved in town — he’s hardly even
After going more than a decade without a
proper postseason, the Reds are making October a normal part of the
season, last week clinching their second postseason berth in three
years. And the way the roster has been built, there should be more to
One of the biggest questions coming out
of the Bengals training camp was whether or not the team could find a
second receiver to complement A.J. Green — for at least one day. In the
Bengals’ 34-27 victory over the Browns, Cincinnati had some weaknesses
exposed, but the receiving corps certainly wasn’t one of them.
Robert Geathers is entering his ninth
year with the Bengals and is now the most tenured member of the team. He
was drafted in the same class as Chris Perry, Keiwan Ratliff and Madieu
Williams. He’s been a member of all three of Marvin Lewis’ playoff
teams, seen the high times and low, but has rarely been in the
spotlight. That’s pretty much how he likes it.