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Feb
3

Lance Schneider Looks For An Interview, Redemption

The former coach of the Northmont Thunderbolts sits as area football jobs open and close…without him getting as much as an interview.

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Jan
18

Aren’t You Tired Of Being Talked To Like An Idiot…?

As good as it is to be an American, the process of electing our leaders really makes you wonder if the “end” is worth the “means”.

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Jan
15

If Donald Trump Were Commissioner Of The NFL…..

A question received relative to the Bengals’ meltdown…bad behavior on a pair of players at the end of the game, and how would presidential candidate Donald Trump respond if we were walking in the shoes of the commissioner, Roger Goodell.

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Jan
13

It’s Not That Hard To Say Goodbye…!

If the owner of the St. Louis Rams wants to take his team and move to Los Angeles…wants to extort the taxpayers in Missouri…I say let him. Imagine not what life would be like without NFL football; but what it would like with a little extra money in your pocket!

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Jan
11

The Kelsey Mitchell Phenomenon Rolls On….

The country’s best female basketball player wears scarlet and gray for the Buckeyes; and I continue to say…she’d start for every area boys team, and embarrass a lot of them.

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Jan
10

Bengals’ Latest Loss…Disturbing!

As an experienced observer I’ve grown to accept the losses. But it’s hard to rationalize the Bengals’ meltdown against the Steelers and think of
professional football in Cincinnati in any kind of positive light.

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Jan
8

On Who Belongs In The Hall….

Did the BBWAA get the hall of fame voting right with Griffey and Piazza? It depends on perspective, and a criteria that no one can seem to nail down.

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Jan
4

Browns Firing Of Pettine, Farmer, Probably Not The Answer

The Browns stunk again, and have already made the moves expected with a losing football franchise. They fired the coach and general manager. They should have started higher.

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Jan
4

Nate Jenkins: Bowl Duds

Now with the best of the bowl games behind us, a few thoughts on how the entire situation was all tedium and yawns.

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Dec
29

The Difference In Last New Year’s, And This Year….

What a difference a year makes? If you doubt, just ask yourself as to personal optimism, security, and honesty over what you fear most for the coming year. Something besides sports in today’s Press Pros blog.

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Dec
24

The True Meaning Of Christmas

In a world as broken as ours, we all need reminded what Christmas means and why we celebrate.

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Dec
24

Tigers The Beneficiary Of An Extreme Brother Act…

Just when you thought it was safe to come out of the house and play Versailles in basketball again, guess what? Another Ahrens (or two) shows up…maybe better than the last!

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Dec
21

Commentary: The NFL Has A Problem. Oh, Really?

It’s time to put money making issues aside…and take stock in the issues of fan environment, behavior in the stands and on the field. For people sober enough to watch and consider, the NFL is at an embarrassing crossroads.

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Dec
17

Perspective: When Enough Is Not Enough…

I have no answers. You have no answers. Errors in judgment where behavior’s concerned are as old and consistent as mankind himself. But this we all know….

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Dec
16

Does The Hypocrisy With Baseball, Pete Rose, Make You Sick?

While baseball thumbs its nose at reinstatement of Pete Rose, it continues to cozy up to the very sin for which it condemned its all-time hit king. It’s revealing, it’s hypocritical, and baseball (not Pete Rose) is the biggest “sinner” this time.

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Dec
14

Bengals: Is It Time To Cue History…?

If Sunday’s loss to Pittsburgh brings back some old familiar pain…look up the term “Bengalized” and reflect, perhaps, on some past prophecy.

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Dec
13

Hooley: The Problem With Heisman….

Had there been a Heisman up to and including 1843 — the year Mr. Webster died — you can bet he would have insisted on more precise parameters for those who select college football’s most prestigious award.

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Dec
6

Football Film May Change Views On The Future Of The Game….

The film “Concussion” will come out in a couple of weeks and no doubt change some views of parents, players, and the public as to how football will be played in the future…and sooner than you think.

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Dec
2

A Letter To Press Pros…..

Some say it’s a sign of the breakdown of winning values of our country; others say it’s just plain human jealousy. This Press Pros reader took the matter to another level, and asked us to share.

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Nov
27

Weekend’s State Semi-Finals Attract State’s Focus On The MAC

With five area teams poised to earn berths in the state finals for the second year in a row, the eyes of the state are on Miami Valley football this weekend.

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