High School Basketball: There’s been a change in Hopkinsville’s first round opponent in the Forcht Bank King of the Bluegrass tournament at Fairdale High School in Louisville. The Tigers will now face Fort Myers on Friday December 20th at 3:30 pm Hopkinsville time.
The original bracket which came out Tuesday had the Tigers facing Shaker Heights, Ohio. Shaker Heights will now face Perry County Central in its first round game. The tournament takes place December 19-23.
College Football: There’s one game involving a top 25 team this evening as 16th ranked Northern Illinois plays at Toledo.
College Basketball: Top 25 action tonight has 8th ranked Ohio State hosting American University, 16th ranked Wichita State at Tulsa, 21st ranked Baylor hosts Charleston Southern and 25th ranked Iowa State travels to BYU.
NFL: The league’s vice president of officiating Dean Blandino says the officials involved in the controversial call in Monday night’s Carolina-New England game used “proper mechanics” to make a “tight judgement call”.
New England tight end Rob Gronkowski appeared to have been held on a pass from Tom Brady on the game’s final play. The officials first threw a penalty flag and after discussion waved off the penalty giving Carolina the win. If the penalty had been upheld, the Patriots would have had one untimed play from the Carolina one yard line. The Panthers won the game 24-20.
MLB: The San Francisco Giants announced the signing of Tim Hudson Tuesday. The 38-year-old right hander- who missed the last half of the 2013 season with injury- signed a two year deal for an undisclosed amount.
The Colorado Rockies have reportedly come to terms with veteran reliever LaTroy Hawkins. A Denver newspaper reports the one year deal is worth $2.5 million with a club option for 2015. Hawkins made 72 relief appearances for the NY Mets last season.