Exceeding the Dream
Cincinnati is a dedicated but long-suffering sports town. Few know this better than Dan Hoard, whose presence in Cincinnati coincides with our city’s hard-luck results over the last 20 years.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — It was a classic Belichick move. Enter quietly through a side door with no prior warning, officially speaking. The only NFL head coach at the University of Maryland’s Pro Day wore a light blue Johns Hopkins Blue Jays pullover and did nothing but chat with Terps coach Randy Ed...
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The 2015 Ray Rice Redemption Tour officially launched this week with similar, similarly glowing profiles of the ex-Baltimore Raven in Men’s Fitness and New York. Once best-known for being one of the top running backs in the National Football League, he’s now principally famous for having knocked his fiancée unconscious in an Atlantic City casino elevator. The assault led to a two-game suspension before video of it surfaced, after which he was cut from his team and ultimately kicked out of the NFL for the season. Rice wants to play again next season, though, and so today, we’re reading about him.
Last June, doctors diagnosed Leah Still, daughter of Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still, with stage-four neuroblastoma. Aggressive tumors were attacking Leah's vital glands. Doctors gave her a 50/50 chance of survival. And then her father was cut from his team.
The Cincinnati Bengals have had a decent offseason to date. However, what they do in the 2015 NFL Draft will truly determine what kind of success they’ll have next season and beyond.