College Basketball: The Southeastern Conference has officially announced Nashville will host 12 of the upcoming Southeastern Conference men’s and women’s basketball tournaments.
Bridgestone Arena will be the home for the men’s tournament from 2015-17, 2019-21 and 2023-25. The women’s tournament will be in the Music City in 2018, 2022 and 2026. St. Louis and Tampa will host the 2018 and 2022 men’s tournaments.
Kentucky has been tabbed as the pre season number 1 team in the nation by CBSSports.com in its pre season poll. Defending national champion Louisville is second, followed by Michigan State, Kansas and Duke in the top five.
MLB: Both league championship series have games today. The American League has the late afternoon game in Detroit as the Tigers and Boston Red Sox are tied 1-1. Justin Verlander will pitch for the home standing Tigers while the Red Sox counter with John Lackey.
The Los Angeles Dodgers look for their second straight win in the National League series as they host St. Louis this evening. The Cardinals lead the series 2-1 and send Lance Lynn to the mound against Ricky Nolasco.
Golf: The PGA Grand Slam of Golf is underway today in Bermuda. The event features the four major championship winners in a two day stroke play event. British Open champion Phil Mickelson is not participating due to a scheduling conflict.
Mickelson is being replaced by defending Grand Slam champion Padraig Harrington. Masters champ Adam Scott, US Open winner Justin Rose and PGA Champion Jason Dufner are also in the field.