Bengals Preview

Aug 7, 2013

The University of Cincinnati's Nippert Stadium will soon be a construction zone.

UC's board has approved the more than $80 million upgrade plan.

Athletic Director Whit Babcock says construction will begin in December and should wrap up in August 2015. The university says it is considering playing its 2014 games at Paul Brown Stadium.

As expected, the board also froze in-state tuition levels for next year.

"Sid Gillman: Father of the Passing Game"

Dec 14, 2012

Former Cincinnati Post sports reporter Josh Katzowitz, now with, has written a fascinating book about one of the most innovative minds in the history of pro football, Sid Gillman. The dynamic, passing offenses we’ve become accustomed to in the current NFL all originated with Gillman, though he never wanted to take the time to write them down. Josh Katzowitz is in The Front Row with Betsy Ross to talk about Sid Gillman: Father of the Passing Game.

Sleek new iPads replace big playbooks and DVD’s for Cincinnati Bengals players who can now prepare anytime, anyplace. Ann Thompson reports on this new trend in this week’s Focus on Technology.

Local High School Football

Sep 28, 2012

Tom Gamble, organizer of the annual Crosstown Showdown, talks about the local high school football landscape, some of the top coaches, and who to watch as the season continues, when he stops in to The Front Row with Betsy Ross.

The Front Row with Betsy Ross

Aug 7, 2012

As the NFL Hall of Fame Class of 2012 prepares to be enshrined this weekend, John Thorn, one of the editors of the new book, The Pro Football Hall of Fame 50th Anniversary Book: Where Greatness Lives, is in The Front Row with Betsy Ross.