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Reds Playoffs
1:12 pm
Fri October 5, 2012

Which tickets to use and where to park

If you do have tickets to the Reds playoff games the team has very specific instructions for which ones to use and where to pick them up.  Below is a release from the Reds.


Fans should use tickets marked NATIONAL LEAGUE DIVISION SERIES “HOME GAME 1” for the NLDS Game 3 on Tuesday, October 9: (game time is 5:37)


If National League Division Series Game 4 on Wednesday, October 10 is played fans should use tickets marked NATIONAL LEAGUE DIVISION SERIES HOME GAME 2.

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Reds playoffs
1:11 pm
Fri October 5, 2012

Fans to see red atop tiara

Red is lighting up the night sky in Cincinnati. The Great American Tower tiara has a red hue which will continue as long as the Cincinnati Reds are in the World Series hunt.  Eagle Realty, the company maintaining the lights, says there are 192 bulbs. All are Metal Halide lights, which last a long time.


The company says "Lighting of the tiara symbolizes the excitement throughout downtown Cincinnati as the community rallies around the Cincinnati Reds as they compete in the playoffs."

UC president search
1:04 pm
Fri October 5, 2012

UC searching for new leader

Gateway to the University of Cincinnati at the northwest corner of campus. Crosley Tower is in the background.
University of Cincinnati

After this weekend's Homecoming festivities are over, the University of Cincinnati plans to focus on finding its next president.

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Sports
5:32 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Reds have storied playoff history

Great American Ball Park will host postseason play for the second time in its history.

As the Reds go into postseason play for the second time in three seasons, here's some playoff history courtesy of Reds Hall of Fame Chief Curator Chris Eckes. 


The 1976 team went undefeated in the postseason, the only team to do that since Major League Baseball went to divisional play.  The Reds swept the Phillies in three games in the National League Championship and the Yankees in four in the World Series that year.  Eckes says prior to that run, Cincinnati manager Sparky Anderson had a prophetic discussion with reporters:

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Reds playoffs
5:00 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Reds players talk about playoff pressure

The Reds are going for wins in San Fransisco hoping to be in good position when they return home to Cincinnati.
  • Ann talks to Bronson Arroyo, Zack Cozart, Jose Arredondo, and Todd Frazier
  • Hear also from Chris Heisey, Wilson Valdez and Miguel Cairo in this story

Reds players are pumped to be in the playoffs this weekend, but they do feel added pressure as the stakes get higher.


As strange as it sounds pitcher Bronson Arroyo says he'll try to do a little less.

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