2018 Cincinnati Bengals: Thomas Rawls, Adolphus Washington make Bengals debuts

Fletcher Page Cincinnati Enquirer Published 1:03 PM EDT Oct 7, 2018 Follow along here with live updates as the Bengals host the Dolphins on Sunday.  *** *** The Bengals will have their bellcow running back and polarizing linebacker Sunday against Miami.  Joe Mixon returns after missing two games following a knee scope, and Vontaze Burfict will make …

UC now bowl eligible and remain undefeated with 37-21 win over Tulane

Tom Groeschen Cincinnati Enquirer Published 3:48 PM EDT Oct 6, 2018 Live updates from the University of Cincinnati’s football Homecoming game against Tulane at Nippert Stadium: FINAL SCORE, Updated 3:33 p.m. – The Cincinnati Bearcats gained their first bowl eligibility since 2015 at Nippert Stadium on Saturday, as UC beat Tulane 37-21 in the Bearcats’ Homecoming …

High school football: Moeller defeats Elder 24-21 for GCL-South football title

Scott Springer Cincinnati Enquirer Published 10:44 PM EDT Oct 5, 2018 In the only game of the Skyline Chili Crosstown Showdown played at the University of Cincinnati’s Nippert Stadium, Moeller came from a 10-point deficit midway through the third quarter to down Elder 24-21. Moeller quarterback Mitch McKenzie hit RJ Khayo on a 37-yard pass …

Watch: Rob Portman's impassioned plea for his friend Brett Kavanaugh

Jackie Borchardt Cincinnati Enquirer Published 9:30 AM EDT Oct 5, 2018 WASHINGTON — Sen. Rob Portman defended his longtime friend Brett Kavanaugh in an impassioned floor speech Thursday night and said the Senate’s “poisonous” handling of Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination has further divided the nation and possibly discouraged qualified people from pursuing public service. Portman, a …

Smoky Mountains hiker found: Crews in Smokies find body of Mitzie 'Susan' Clements

Travis Dorman and Max Londberg Cincinnati Enquirer Published 9:46 PM EDT Oct 2, 2018 Editor’s note: This story has been updated with the correct spelling of her name. A different spelling from a source was originally used. The body of a Cleves, Ohio woman was found in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park late Tuesday …

Baby rhino bites Cincinnati Zoo patron, 'expected to be fine'

Sheila Vilvens Cincinnati Enquirer Published 1:03 PM EDT Oct 2, 2018 The Cincinnati Fire Department was called to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden Tuesday morning after a report that someone was bitten by a rhinoceros, according to dispatchers. District 4 dispatch confirmed one person was hurt by the zoo’s baby black rhinoceros Kendi during a …

Here's where Ohioans can go during Southwest Airlines' 72-hour sale

Mallorie Sullivan Cincinnati Enquirer Published 7:53 AM EDT Oct 2, 2018 Southwest Airlines’ 72-hour sale is back, and you won’t want to let these deals fly by. For three days, Southwest will be dropping fares as low as $49 for a one-way flight on its shortest routes. The sale, which launched Tuesday morning, also includes longer …

What we know about the injury to Cincinnati Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert

Fletcher Page Cincinnati Enquirer Published 12:08 PM EDT Oct 1, 2018 The severity of Tyler Eifert’s right leg/ankle injury Sunday in the Bengals win at Atlanta was immediately obvious.  The veteran tight end slapped the turf with his hand and replays confirmed the gruesome nature.  An air cast was placed on his leg and a …

Reactions: Tyler Eifert's ankle injury is a heartbreaker

Dave Clark Cincinnati Enquirer Published 3:49 AM EDT Oct 1, 2018 Cincinnati Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert’s injury during Sunday’s Bengals-Falcons game in Atlanta was an especially tough one for Cincinnati fans to watch given his injury history and how hard he worked to recover from back surgery. “I can’t put into words how sorry …