Stories by Joe Kay

Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

Bengals turn to McCarron in hopes of ending their 25-year slump

CINCINNATI - The Bengals are preparing quarterback AJ McCarron to lead them into the playoffs, where they haven't won a game in 25 years.
By Joe Kay

Monday, Oct. 19, 2015

Bengals match best start in their history at 6-0

CINCINNATI - The Bengals have never been better six weeks into a season. Next comes a bye to rest and get several injured players healthy.
By Joe Kay

Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015

Bengals rally for OT win, remain unbeaten

CINCINNATI - Andy Dalton led Cincinnati from a 17-point deficit to a legacy victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. 
By Joe Kay

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015

Tokyo advances at Little League World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Two big comebacks led to pulsating win that sent the undefeated team from Tokyo right into the international title game of the Little League World Series.
By Joe Kay

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Rose among four ex-Reds honored before All-Star Game

CINCINNATI - Pete Rose came home for the All-Star Game and made a rare on-field appearance in the place where he's still treated like a king.
By Joe Kay

Monday, July 13, 2015

Middle relievers getting their due in All-Star Game

Managers know the value of having a bullpen full of dependable setup men and specialists who can hold a lead long enough to bring in the big-name closer, and that's reflected in these All-Star ...
By Joe Kay

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Homegrown catcher leads US over World 10-1 in Futures Game

CINCINNATI - A homer in Cleveland. A triple in Cincinnati. From top-to-bottom in his home state, Kyle Schwarber is demonstrating he can pretty much hit anything.
By Joe Kay

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Sluggers will take aim at Ohio River in Home Run Derby

CINCINNATI - Break out the boats. This All-Star Home Run Derby might make a splash.
By Joe Kay

Rose is still revered in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI - A photograph of the bat and ball from Pete Rose's record-setting 4,192nd hit has adorned the back of the enormous video board at Great American Ball Park for a dozen years, reminding ...
By Joe Kay

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Rose keeping open mind about talk with Manfred

CINCINNATI - Hits king Pete Rose said he's "open to almost anything" that Commissioner Rob Manfred might have in mind when they discuss his lifetime ban for betting on baseball.
By Joe Kay

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Double in ninth lifts Reds over Braves

CINCINNATI - Devin Mesoraco doubled home the winning run with one out in the ninth inning on Tuesday night, sending the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-3 victory.
By Joe Kay

Monday, April 13, 2015

Lauren Hill remembered at arena

CINCINNATI - Lauren Hill was remembered on Monday with her own music and words - and more smiles and tears - in the basketball arena where she had one of her greatest moments.
By Joe Kay

Friday, April 10, 2015

Inspiring player Hill dies at 19

CINCINNATI - Lauren Hill's teammates and coaches are remembering the 19-year-old college basketball player with her own inspiring words: "Never give up."
By Joe Kay

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Rebels rally from 17 down to advance

DAYTON, Ohio - Stefan Moody scored 26 points and led Mississippi's comeback from a 17-point halftime deficit to a 94-90 victory over Brigham Young on Tuesday night in the NCAA Tournament's First Four.
By Joe Kay

Friday, Dec. 26, 2014

Cincinnati punter not wary about return to Pittsburgh

CINCINNATI - Kevin Huber is going back to the stadium where he suffered his worst moment, fresh off the biggest honor of his career.
By Joe Kay

Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

Bengals wrap up playoff spot with win

CINCINNATI - Dre Kirkpatrick returned a Peyton Manning pass for a touchdown to snuff out a Denver rally and the Cincinnati Bengals beat the Broncos 37-28.
By Joe Kay

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

Browns dominate rival Bengals

CINCINNATI - The Cleveland Browns took full advantage of Andy Dalton's off-target showing Thursday night, dominating the Cincinnati Bengals en route to a 24-3 victory in their AFC North showdown.
By Joe Kay

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

Receiver's return gives Bengals a boost

CINCINNATI - The Bengals are in position to get a lot better in the one area where they're lacking on offense. Receiver Marvin Jones is close to rejoining the Bengals (3-0) as they get ready to ...
By Joe Kay

Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014

Despite injuries, Bengals top Falcons 24-10

A.J. Green walked off the field on the opening series Sunday, the start of a busy day for Cincinnati's medical staff.
By Joe Kay

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014

Reds edge Braves

CINCINNATI - Mike Leake pitched into the seventh inning and boosted Cincinnati's struggling offense by hitting a double and scoring the only run as the Reds ended a seven-game losing streak by ...
By Joe Kay
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