College Football: Kentucky coach Mark Stoops says he wants to settle the dual quarterback situation for the Wildcats. Stoops said Monday he is going to try to give the position to either Maxwell Smith or Jalen Whitlow, give them the reps they need in practice and see what that person can do. Stoops added Smith nor Whitlow has become a clear cut favorite.
Kentucky plays at South Carolina Saturday, with pre game coverage beginning at 5 on Lite 98.7.
The Southeastern Conference announced Monday Kentucky’s next home game with top ranked Alabama will be a night game, with kickoff at 6 Hopkinsville time.
Louisville coach Charlie Strong says he would like to see a future expansion to Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. Strong says he would like seating to be added in the north end zone area. The Courier Journal reports there are no current plans to expand Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium, but there are plans for a $7.5 million renovation of the team complex.
The 7th ranked Cardinals open American Athletic Conference play Saturday at Temple.
College Basketball: Kentucky coach John Calipari tells the Lexington Herald Leader in a story today that the Wildcats look like the Wildcats again. Calipari points out after watching his team workout in September that they enjoy competing against each other and also says the newcomers realize they know they need each other and it’s going to take all of them to be successful this season. Kentucky opens the regular season hosting UNC Asheville November 8th.
MLB: The Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates meet in the National League tie breaker this evening at PNC Park to determine who faces the St. Louis Cardinals in the NL Division series. Pre game coverage begins at 6:35 on News/Talk WHOP.
NFL: Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker is expected to undergo more tests today on his injured right hip to see how long he will be out of the Titans lineup. Locker suffered the injury in Sunday’s win over the NY Jets. Ryan Fitzpatrick will start Sunday when the Titans host the Kansas City Chiefs.
The NFL is moving the start time for Sunday’s game between Oakland and San Diego from 3:25 Hopkinsville time to 10:35 pm Sunday night. The change is necessary to accommodate the Oakland Athletics playoff game on Saturday night. Crews will need extra time to change the field surface at O.co Coliseum from baseball to football. The game, which was to be televised on CBS, will now air on the NFL Network.