College Football: Kentucky coach Mark Stoops has indicated the two remaining in the race to be the Wildcats starting quarterback will both see action in the August 31st season opener with Western Kentucky at Nashville’s LP Field.
Speculation centers around Jalen Whitlow expected to be the number one signal caller. As we reported this morning, Kentucky Sports Radio said following Monday’s practice Whitlow and Maxwell Smith both met with offensive coordinator Neil Brown.
Murray State has named its starting quarterback for the 2013 season opener at Missouri. WPSD-Paducah reports Ole Miss transfer Mikhail Miller beat out Parks Frazier for the job. The sophomore has big shoes to fill, replacing record setting quarterback Casey Brockman.
The University of Tennessee is not rushing into a decision on who their starting quarterback will be. The Chattanooga Free Times-Press reports Justin Worley is taking most of the first team reps and appears to be the starter, however there’s been no separation between Worley, redshirt freshman Nathan Peterman and two freshmen Riley Ferguson and Josh Dobbs.
The Vols open the season hosting Austin Peay August 31st.
College Basketball: ESPN reports Ole Miss guard Marshall Henderson will be back in school for fall classes next week. Henderson was suspended earlier this summer for reportedly failing a drug test. Henderson hasn’t been cleared yet, but there’s a plan in place for him to regain the trust of the coaches before being reinstated. Henderson was the SEC’s leading scorer last season.
NFL: The Tennessee Titans got some good news Monday as tight end Delanie Walker passed his physical and was removed from the physically unable to perform list. Walker was signed as a free agent this off season from San Francisco.
He underwent arthoscopic surgery on his left knee after the Titans completed their off season program. Whether Walker will play in the pre season remains to be seen. The Titans host Atlanta Saturday night at LP Field.
MLB: The Cincinnati Reds meet Arizona in game two of their series this evening at Great American Ball Park, with air time at 5:40 on News/Talk WHOP.
The Reds remain 2 ½ games behind Pittsburgh in the NL Central, while St. Louis remains a game back. The Cardinals take on Milwaukee again this evening, with the Chicago Cubs meeting Washington again, while Atlanta opens a series with the NY Mets.