High School Football: The Logan Journal reported Tuesday Logan County football coach Dain Gregory announced his resignation. Gregory was coach for the Cougars the last three seasons. Logan County was 0-10 this season and 6-25 in Gregory's three year tenure. Gregory's best season was his first season in 2011 when the Cougars went 4-6.
College Basketball: The University of Louisville concludes its preseason games this evening hosting Pikeville University.
Louisville senior Russ Smith and Kentucky freshman Julius Randle are on the 15 player watch list for the Oscar Robertson Award, presented by the US Basketball Writers Association. The award honors the nation’s top player.
MLB: The finalists for top rookie, manager, Cy Young and MVP in the American and National Leagues have been released, with awards in both leagues to be handed out next week. Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera is gunning for his second straight American League MVP Award. The Orioles' Chris Davis and Angels' Mike Trout are also finalists.
The Cy Young finalists are the Tigers' Max Scherzer, Rangers' Yu Darvish and Mariners' Hisashi Iwakuma. Boston's John Farrell, Cleveland's Terry Francona and Oakland's Bob Melvin are up for Manager of the Year. Finalists for Rookie of the Year are Rays pitcher Chris Archer, Rays outfielder Wil Myers and Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias.
In the National League, the Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt, Pirates' Andrew McCutchen and Cardinals' Yadier Molina are up for MVP. The Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw, Marlins' Jose Fernandez and Cardinals' Adam Wainwright are finalists for the Cy Young. The Braves' Fredi Gonzalez, Pirates' Clint Hurdle and Dodgers' Don Mattingly are vying for Manager of the Year.
The Marlins' Jose Fernandez, Cardinals' Shelby Miller and Dodgers' Yasiel Puig are candidates for Rookie of the Year.
NFL: Miami Dolphins lineman Richie Incognito may have been recruited by members of the coaching staff to get teammate Jonathan Martin's attention. The "South Florida Sun-Sentinel" reports coaches asked Incognito to toughen up Martin after he missed two voluntary workouts during the offseason. According to the report, Incognito was encouraged to make a call that would bring Martin into the fold.
Incognito may have taken that request to far, reportedly sending expletive-filled voicemails and texts to Martin that contained racial slurs, insults and intimidating threats. In lieu of captains, Incognito is one of the Dolphins' six-man leadership council. Head coach Joe Philbin says Martin never came to him with complaints about Incognito's behavior.
The Houston Texans have announced defensive coordinator Wade Phillips will be the interim coach. Phillips takes over for Gary Kubiak who was hospitalized Sunday after suffering what was determined to be a mini stroke at halftime of the Texans game with the Indianapolis Colts. Kubiak was released from the hospital Tuesday and is expected to make a full recovery. However, it’s not known when Kubiak will return to the team.