Reality check: Home opener brings Bengals back to earth

CINCINNATI (AP) — Call it a reality check.

Buoyed by their strong showing in a close, season-opening loss at Seattle, the Bengals looked forward to winning back fans and stamping themselves as a turnaround team at Paul Brown Stadium under new head coach Zac Taylor. It couldn't have gone any worse.

  • Written by By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer

Schwarber homers as Cubs beat Reds 8-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Playing without Anthony Rizzo, the Chicago Cubs turned to Kyle Schwarber. And Nicholas Castellanos. And Alec Mills.

It seemed like everyone helped out.

  • Written by By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer