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3:05, ESPN 1530
6:05, Inside Pitch, 700 WLW
Robert Weintraub, Football Outsiders Almanac
Buck French, co-founder and CEO of Fantex
Phil Castellini, Reds C.O.O., All-Star game logo/merchandise, 4:30
Vince Cicero, Director Western and Southern Open, 4:45


Adam Dunn takes the mound, wait what?
The White Sox lost to the Rangers 16-0 Tuesday night.
Trailing 15-0 in the 9th, Sox manager Robin Ventura turned to Adam Dunn to pitch. Dunn allowed 2 H, 1 BB, 1 R, throwing 22 pitches/12 for strikes.
Moeller product Erik Surkamp pitched the 8th for the Sox, allowing 2 H, 1 BB, 1 R.
Boxscore HERE.

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 05: Adam Dunn #44 of the Chicago White Sox smiles at teammates on the bench as he pitches in the 9th inning against the Texas Rangers at U.S. Cellular Field on August 5, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The Rangers defeated the White Sox 16-0. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)


Creativity key to Reds' hopes in NL Central
Anthony Castrovince,
"I'll have to do a lot of self-evaluation at the end of the year and take a good, hard look at it," Price said. "I've played a regular lineup as best I could, and, at other times, done matchup lineups. I've been doing that a little more than I anticipated, and I can't answer yet if those have been the best decisions or not."

Pitching + Defense + Hitting = victory
Notes, stats of Reds 9-2 win over Indians HERE
Must see video of a BIZARRE play that happened in the 7th inning HERE.

CANTON, OH - AUGUST 5: Starter Johnny Cueto #47 of the Cincinnati Reds pitches during the first inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on August 5, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Down on the Farm

Dylan Axelrod tosses two-hit shutout for Louisville Bats.
Stats and Bio HERE 

Daniel Wright took a no-hitter to the 7th inning for the Bakersfield Blaze.

Louisville Bats will honor Corky Miller


Best rotations in MLB
5. Reds


CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Mohamed Sanu #12 of the Cincinnati Bengals catches a pass for a touchdown while defended by Chris Owens #21 of the Cleveland Browns during the game at Paul Brown Stadium on November 17, 2013 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Ever want to buy stock in a Bengals player? Now you can
Steve Watkins, Cincinnati Business Courier 
Starting today, investors can place their order to buy a share of Mohamed Sanu’s future cash flow. The stake costs $10 per share through Fantex, a San Francisco-based company that helps pro athletes develop their personal brands and sells shares in their future income.

More about Fantex HERE

Dalton contract sets middle class market for QB's
The Sporting News
Though the initial reaction to the contract was somewhat negative, primarily due to the varying opinions about Dalton’s upside, it could prove to be one of the more important deals for future quarterback negotiations, filling a major void in the NFL contract landscape — a “middle class” salary structure.

Baltimore Sun: Comparing the Dalton and Flacco deals



The man who gave PGA golfer Erik Compton life was from Dayton

Bummer: Sports on Earth is no longer

UC football

Bearcats to add Arkansas DB transfer
CBS Sports 
Murphy is a three-star recruit in the 2014 class from Marietta, Ga. He's expected to enroll in school and join the Bearcats for fall camp next week, though he'll likely have to sit out a year due to NCAA rules.

Mouhon Tabbed For Hendricks Award Watch List
CINCINNATI – University of Cincinnati defensive end Silverberry Mouhon (Norcross, Ga./Norcross) was named to the watch list for the 2014 Ted Hendricks Award, which honors the top DE in the nation.
Mouhon was a second-team All-American Athletic Conference selection at defensive line a year ago. He tied for third in the American and finished among the Top-25 in the NCAA FBS with 9.5 sacks, along with recording 41 total tackles, including 12.5 tackles for a loss, while forcing two fumbles and seven quarterback hurries.

UC basketball

Former Bearcat JaQuon Parker added to UC basketball staff 
Parker, who served as an undergraduate assistant coach during the spring semester last season, will work as assistant director of student-athlete development. Williams

Xavier basketball

Musketeers win opener in Brazil 
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil --- The Xavier University men's basketball team began their four-game exhibition tour in Brazil with a 99-68 win over the Flamengo Club on Tuesday night.Five Musketeers scored in double figures, including a double-double from junior James Farr with 12 points and 14 rebounds

This is pretty amazing
Born without a left arm, Dawson Batts takes the mound and draws a walk in a Baseball Youth-NYBC All-Star game. Story HERE