College Football: Kentucky offensive coordinator Neil Brown says the Wildcats will not publically name a starting quarterback for Saturday’s game against 20th ranked Florida. Brown says the staff will know, but Florida will not until either Maxwell Smith or Jalen Whitlow come onto the field. Pre game coverage at 4:30 Saturday afternoon on Lite 98.7.
A couple of games to note this evening as Georgia Tech hosts Virginia Tech and Iowa State plays at Tulsa.
College Basketball: Louisville coach Rick Pitino tells ESPN guard Kevin Ware is expected to begin workouts in a couple of weeks. Ware has been recovering from a broken leg suffered in the NCAA tournament win last season against Duke. Louisville begins practice Saturday and Pitino says one thing the defending national champions will miss are the attitudes of Peyton Siva and Gorgui Dieng.
NFL: Week 4 begins this evening with an NFC West matchup as the St. Louis Rams host San Francisco. Both teams are 1-2 and bring two game losing streaks into the game.
MLB: The St. Louis Cardinals magic number to clinch the NL Central is one. The Cardinals lead Pittsburgh by 3 games heading into the final weekend of the season.
St. Louis opens a three game series with the Chicago Cubs Friday while Pittsburgh opens a three game series at Cincinnati. A Cardinal win or Pirate loss clinches the NL Central for St. Louis and send the Pirates into the wildcard against Cincinnati.
The Atlanta Braves open a weekend series with Philadelphia this evening.
The American League wild card race is still up for grabs. Tampa Bay leads Cleveland by a game, with the Indians a game up on the Texas Rangers for the second AL wild card spot. Tampa Bay meets the NY Yankees this evening, while Cleveland opens a four game set at Minnesota. Texas is also in action this evening against the LA Angels.