Our writers’ predictions for the upcoming season

We asked our sports writers to give their bold predictions for the upcoming season. Here’s what they said: Donnie Menke: Xavier makes a run in March and wins the Big East tournament, but ultimately falls in the Sweet 16 for the second straight season. Paul Fristchner: Pending the point guard and defensive issues being resolved, this could be quite the year for Xavier basketball. There is so much potential on this roster, especially with the addition of redshirt freshmen Edmund Sumner and Makinde London. Assuming nobody goes into a drastic decline but rather improves from last year, this could be … Continue reading Our writers’ predictions for the upcoming season

Bengals make it to the bye undefeated Led by a uncharacteristically consistent Andy Dalton, Cincinnati looks to end playoff drought

By: David Woeltz ~Staff Writer~ The Cincinnati Bengals remain undefeated as they arrive at their bye week. The Bengals tied a franchise record with a 6-0 start, something that has not been accomplished since 1988 when the Bengals last went to the Super Bowl. Before the season started, the media questioned the Bengals’ ability to win big games and Andy Dalton’s abilities as quarterback, and so far the team has answered those questions emphatically. The Bengals overcame a 17-point deficit in the fourth quarter against the defending NFC champion Seattle Seahawks to win an overtime thriller earlier this season. Previous … Continue reading Bengals make it to the bye undefeated Led by a uncharacteristically consistent Andy Dalton, Cincinnati looks to end playoff drought