News

Dolphins beat Bengals on OT safety

Dolphins beat Bengals on OT safety

OVERTIME LOSS: Cincinnati Bengals running back Gio Bernard (25) rolls head-first for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Thursday, Oct. 31, in Miami Gardens, Fla. At right is wide receiver Mohamed Sanu (12). Photo: Associated Press/Lynne Sladky

STEVEN WINE, AP Sports Writer

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Cameron Wake sacked Andy Dalton for a safety with 6:38 left in overtime, and the Miami Dolphins beat the Cincinnati Bengals 22-20 on Thursday night.

On third-and-10 from the 8, Dalton retreated to the goal line and was tackled by Wake coming up the middle for the third overtime safety in NFL history. The officials signaled safety, and the call was upheld following a replay review.

Wake had three sacks, and Cincinnati committed four turnovers that might have meant a difference of 17 points.

Mike Nugent kicked a 54-yard field goal with 1:24 remaining in regulation to put the Bengals ahead, but Miami answered with a 50-yard drive, and Caleb Sturgis made a 44-yard field goal with 11 seconds left to force overtime.

Recent Headlines

in Local

18th District Republican Congressional Candidates Debate

vote

The three debated at the State Journal-Register Monday.

in Local

Rauner, Legislative Leaders Meet — No Progress Reported

state_capitol_3

The governor and lawmakers have been at a stalemate for weeks over a spending plan for the 2016 fiscal year.

in Local

Langfelder to Announce Police Chief Pick Tuesday

6-3-15 Springfield Police Chief Forum

Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder will announce his pick for police chief Tuesday.

in Local

Blood Center Opens New Donor Center

6-29-15 Blood Center

The Central Illinois Community Blood Center is officially in its new home.

in Local

Lincoln College to Become University Again

David Gerlach Lincoln College

The just-installed president of Lincoln College says the college will become a university again.