Bengals RB Corey Dillon probably won't play against Buffalo this weekend, Cincinnati head coach Marvin Lewis said Monday. Dillon, suffering from a strained groin, only gained 20 yards against the Browns Sunday and didn't play in the second half.
Michael Waltrip preceded his trip to the Y-City with a victory. Waltrip won Sunday's EA Sports 500 at Talladega. The Nascar driver will be in Zanesville Tuesday for Night out with Nascar, an event partly sponsored by the WHIZ media group.
Tickets ($40) are available at any Domino's Pizza and City Tire location in Muskingum County. The event runs from 5:30 until 8 at Eaglesticks Golf Club in Zanesville.
Zanesville native Jay Payton blasted a three-run HR Sunday as Colorado beat San Diego 10-8. Payton finished 2003 with career highs in HR (28) and RBI (89). The Rockies outfielder ended the year with a .302 BA.
Ohio State quarterback Craig Krenzel won't start Saturday's game with Northwestern. Krenzel hyperextended his elbow during the NC State game September 13th. The senior will dress but back up QB Scott McMullen will start.
Meanwhile, despite filing a lawsuit in hopes of gaining eligibility for the NFL, Maurice Clarett is a buckeye student again. The sophomore attended his first day of classes at Ohio State Thursday. Clarett, suspended for the season by Ohio State, may be able...
Browns WR Dennis Northcutt has a hairline fracture of his rib. He may not play this weekend against Cincinnati. The injury prevented Northcutt from playing against San Francisco last week.
Also, Browns QB Kelly Holcomb's been hobbling around practice with a hairline fracture in his leg. Holcomb says he wants to play against the Bengals, but Browns coach Butch Davis says he may wait until Sunday to make a quarterback decision.