1. Bill Cowher Named Bengals New Coach! ..........It Makes Too Much Sense!

    The Marvin Lewis era should be over in Cincinnati. Bring on a real coach. Someone that isn't afraid of getting in a player's face and holding them accountable for poor performance. Chad Ocho-Cinco meet Bill Cowher...

    Tom LaPine Written by Tom LaPine about over 4 years ago 1,261 reads 1 comments

  2. Ohio State Football Fans: Are You Ever Wrong?

    Ohio State University has a Top 5 capacity stadium, a Top 5 student enrollment, a Top 5 fan base and evidently a Top 5 group of bitchers, moaners and complainers. I say this even though I am a life-long OSU fan...

    Tom LaPine Written by Tom LaPine about over 4 years ago 487 reads 13 comments

  3. Ohio State QB Terrelle Pryor, You Go Boy! Please Just Go!

     Prima Donna - definition: a vain person who finds it difficult to work as part of a team. I'd say that's about right. The only thing Terrelle Pryor wants out of his time at OSU is to try to become the best pro prospect he can be...

    Tom LaPine Written by Tom LaPine about over 4 years ago 538 reads 24 comments

  4. Urban Meyer resigns: Who's the next Gator Coach?

    Amid health concerns, Urban Meyer announces his retirement. I have a list of possible candidates to replace one of the game's best. Rarely do we see a player or coach in his prime step down so quickly...

    Tom LaPine Written by Tom LaPine about over 4 years ago 568 reads 3 comments

  5. Who Will Take Down The Colts?...The Team a Couple Hours Down I-74!

    The Cincinnati Bengals are the team that will take down the Colts. What does it take to beat Peyton Manning?....play keep away. The Bengals will take their 5th ranked rushing offense against the Colts 16th ranked rushing defense...

    Tom LaPine Written by Tom LaPine about over 4 years ago 88 reads 4 comments

  6. My Top 10 "Why Aren't They in the NFL Hall of Fame?"

    This is my personal list of former NFL players that are eligible for the Hall of Fame, but they're not in. I won't be throwing out any stats to back up my selections. I'm only selecting players that I've actually seen on live TV or at the games...

    Tom LaPine Written by Tom LaPine about over 4 years ago 537 reads 12 comments

  7. Bengals Defeat Ravens! Just As I Predicted...

    I am floating on a cloud tonight after predicting a Bengal victory. What is so great about that? Afterall, people predict upsets all the time. I posted a pre-game article on Cincy Jungle's website and I really nailed the outcome...

    Tom LaPine Written by Tom LaPine about almost 5 years ago 58 reads 0 comments

  8. Bengals Have Reached an Agreement With Andre Smith

    Channel 12 out of Cincinnati reported that the Bengals and 1st round pick, Andre Smith, have agreed to the terms on a contract. The contract has not been signed yet, but will take place as soon as the agreed upon wording is changed...

    Tom LaPine Written by Tom LaPine about 5 years ago 54 reads 1 comments

  9. Major League Baseball: A Dying Sport

    MLB fans pay thousands of dollars per year attending baseball games throughout the country. The franchises spend millions on players...

    Tom LaPine Written by Tom LaPine about 5 years ago 871 reads 0 comments

  10. Dick LeBeau: Overlooked Defensive Football Genius

    Dick LeBeau could be the most deserving player or coach not in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The 71 year old Steeler Defensive Coordinator is very well respected throughout the NFL for developing ...

    Tom LaPine Written by Tom LaPine about 5 years ago 162 reads 12 comments

  11. Mike Brown Has Given Back The Keys, Now Drive Marvin, Drive!

    I love the Cincinnati Bengals and I would like to see them put together a stellar 2009 season! During the NFL season, my siblings and I use Sunday afternoon as a chance to get together at Mom and Dad's house...

    Tom LaPine Written by Tom LaPine about 5 years ago 68 reads 0 comments

  12. The 2009 Cincinnati Bengals: The Time Is Now!

    The 2009 Cincinnati Bengals have done more this off season to improve the team than ever before. In years past, Bengal fans hoped that we could compete in the toughest division in the NFL...

    Tom LaPine Written by Tom LaPine about 5 years ago 98 reads 1 comments

  13. Race Or Ignorance? Why More Black NFL Players Get Arrested.

    I'm so sick of fans and the media crying racism in sports. And racism in our communities. Could it be young males making bad decisions? I could interject my opinions. Instead, I chose to write down some numbers...

    Tom LaPine Written by Tom LaPine about 5 years ago 1,433 reads 5 comments

  14. The Most Talented College Baseball Team Ever?

    Everyone has a favorite team no matter what sport it is. College baseball is not the most popular sport on TV. As a matter of fact, I think that it ranks behind Womens Softball...

    Tom LaPine Written by Tom LaPine about 5 years ago 3,125 reads 2 comments

  15. Cincinnati Reds Beat Writer Hal McCoy: Not Bad for a Blind Guy!

    Hall of Fame Writer, Hal McCoy, is the longest tenured beat writer in the game today. Since 1973, Hal has covered nearly every Reds game for the Dayton Daily News. Since the spring of 2003, he's done it while being legally blind...

    Tom LaPine Written by Tom LaPine about 5 years ago 358 reads 2 comments

  16. My 5 Most Loved: NFL Sideline Reporters

    Everyone has NFL sideline reporters that they really like. Whether it be for their abilties or other atributes, like being hot, hot, hot! I'm making this list as I go. I'm relying on my inner feelings to supply me with a host of candidates...

    Tom LaPine Written by Tom LaPine about 5 years ago 2,437 reads 0 comments

  17. My 5 Most Hated: NFL Announcers (past or present)

    Everyone has NFL Announcers that they really don't like. Whether it be play-by-play or color analyst, there are some that I hit the MUTE button. I'm making this list as I go. I'm relying on my inner feelings to supply me with a host of candidates...

    Tom LaPine Written by Tom LaPine about 5 years ago 884 reads 2 comments

  18. My 5 Most Hated: NFL Owners (past or present)

    Everyone has NFL Owners that they really don't like. Sometimes it's the owner of your favorite team and sometimes it's owners that are always in the news for making bonehead moves...

    Tom LaPine Written by Tom LaPine about 5 years ago 1,311 reads 9 comments

  19. My 5 Most Hated: NFL Head Coaches (past or present)

    Bill Cowher isn't on my list, but I knew it would draw in some Steeler fans. Everyone has NFL Coaches they really don't like. Sometimes it's a team in the same division as your favorite team...

    Tom LaPine Written by Tom LaPine about 5 years ago 2,648 reads 0 comments

  20. My 5 Most Hated: NFL Players (past or present)

    Everyone has players that they really don't like. Sometimes it's because they've tasted success at your favorite team's expense or it could be because the team they play for. I love the Cincinnati Bengals, but not all these players are Bengal beaters..

    Tom LaPine Written by Tom LaPine about 5 years ago 1,107 reads 13 comments

  21. When Will The NBA Make a Court To Fit The Players?

    The dimensions of the NBA court are too small! The average height in the NBA is 6'7". The same as in the 80's, but the new breed of players are thicker and stronger. The NBA court is 94' long and 50' wide which equals 4700 sq/ft...

    Tom LaPine Written by Tom LaPine about 5 years ago 428 reads 2 comments

  22. Cincinnati Bengals: A Franchise Forever Changed By Five Events!

    Most NFL fans have no knowledge of these events. Events that had nothing to do with each other, but each event did their part in molding a pitiful franchise. Oh my, "What might have been!" 1) Greg Cook's shoulder injury...

    Tom LaPine Written by Tom LaPine about 5 years ago 142 reads 5 comments

  23. My All-Time Favorite 10: NFL Offensive Linemen

    No stats, no records, simply my favorite offensive linemen. 1. Anthony Munoz. The finest left tackle ever. Paul Brown knew talent. Munoz was the third-overall pick in the 1980 NFL Draft...

    Tom LaPine Written by Tom LaPine about 5 years ago 311 reads 0 comments

  24. My All-Time Favorite 10: NFL Tight Ends

    No stats, no records, just my favorite Tight Ends! 1) Tony Gonzalez - Great size, speed and hands. Best ever in my book. 2) Dave Casper - Always made the big catch. He also scored on the "Holy Roller...

    Tom LaPine Written by Tom LaPine about 5 years ago 54 reads 0 comments

  25. My All-Time Favorite 10: NFL Wide Receivers

    No stats, no records, just my favorite WRs. 1) Charlie Joiner - I vaguely remember Charlie with the Bengals. He was traded to the Chargers for Coy Bacon...

    Tom LaPine Written by Tom LaPine about 5 years ago 93 reads 0 comments