MLB: The Cincinnati Reds open a two game interleague series with the Oakland Athletics this evening at Great American Ballpark, with pre game coverage at 5:40 on News/Talk WHOP.
Other National League action has St. Louis hosting the red hot Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta continues its series at Washington and the Chicago Cubs meet Philadelphia.
Golf: The second round of stroke play is underway at the US Women’s Amateur Championship at the Country Club of Charleston in Charleston, SC. Princeton’s Emma Talley began the day two shots off the lead. The low 64 scores in stroke play will qualify for match play that begins tomorrow.
The 94th Kentucky Open is underway at Olde Stone Golf Club in Bowling Green. Hopkinsville’s Dayton Jones, Ronnie Young and Mitchell Moore are in the field along with Tyler Mitchell of Cadiz.
College Basketball: Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell hyper extended his knee and will miss the next three weeks. Coach Rick Pitino told ESPN the incident happened Sunday when Harrell collided with incoming Kansas freshman Joel Embiid going for a loose ball during the Adidas Nations event. Harrell had an MRI done Monday in Louisville, with no structural damage found.
Kansas coach Bill Self says even though he’s very content as Jayhawks coach, he wouldn’t mind the challenge of being an NBA coach. Speaking to the Oklahoman following being inducted into the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame last night, Self said making the jump hasn’t tempted him yet. However, Self said at some point and time he thinks it would be interesting to make the move.
Kansas rewarded Self last fall with a restructured contract that will keep him at KU through the 2021-22 season and included a raise to $3.86 million per year.
NFL: Vince Young signed a one-year deal with Green Bay today, following what has been described as an impressive workout for the team Monday, a source told ESPN.
The 30-year-old Young was the third overall pick by the Tennessee Titans in the 2006 NFL draft. Young last played with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2011. He was cut by the Buffalo Bills before last season. Young will compete for the No. 2 spot with Graham Harrell to serve as the backup to starter Aaron Rodgers.