High School Football: Bluegrass Preps has released its weekly polls.
Caldwell County remains number one in Class 2-A, with Murray High 5th. Mayfield remains first in Class A with Russellville second. Belfry is still atop the Class 3-A poll with Paducah Tilghman 4th and South Warren 5th.
Highlands is first in Class 4-A, with Owensboro 8th. Bowling Green remains atop the Class 5-A poll with Warren Central 10th. Scott County is first in 6-A, with McCracken County 8th and Henderson County 10th.
College Football: The University of Tennessee is facing an uncertain quarterback situation as the Vols face 10th ranked Missouri Saturday. Junior Justin Worley-who was ineffective in last week’s loss to top ranked Alabama-suffered a right thumb injury in the game. Coach Butch Jones said Monday Worley is listed day to day.
MLB: It’s a travel day as the scene shifts to Boston’s Fenway Park for game 6 of the World Series tomorrow night. Boston is a win away from winning the championship, leading St. Louis three games to two. The Red Sox will send John Lackey to the mound while the Cardinals will counter with rookie Michael Wacha.
Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera will reportedly undergo surgery for a groin injury. Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski told a Detroit newspaper on Monday that Cabrera would be visiting a doctor in the next couple of days, but the paper later cited a team spokesperson as saying the slugger will soon have an operation.
Cabrera was hurt for most of the month of September and was clearly hampered by the injury during the postseason. He batted just .262 in 11 games and had only two homers with seven runs batted in as the Tigers lost to Boston in the American League Championship Series.
NBA: The season starts tonight with three games on the docket, highlighted by the return of Derrick Rose when the Chicago Bulls visit the two-time defending champion Miami Heat.
The Orlando Magic will play at the Indiana Pacers, and the nightcap features the Staples Center inhabitants battling one another as the Kobe Bryant-less Lakers and Clippers vie for the best team in Los Angeles. That game will also feature the debut of Doc Rivers as the Clippers' head coach.