High School Football: The Kentucky High School Athletic Association issued a statement this morning saying they are monitoring the weather situation related to the Russell Athletics-Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl championships which are scheduled to begin tomorrow at Western Kentucky University.
As of now, the Class A game between Mayfield and Willamsburg at 11 am and the Class 3-A game between Belfry and Wayne County at 3 pm will be played as scheduled, however, a decision on whether the 6-A game between Scott County and Meade County will be played will not be made until at least 9 am Bowling Green time tomorrow.
However, as of now, it will be played at 7 pm tomorrow night, but could change due to the weather. As the KHSAA passes along more information, we will make it available.
College Basketball: Another group watching the weather is the Kentucky basketball teams who are scheduled to meet Baylor in a men’s/women’s doubleheader in Dallas tomorrow night.
Forecasters are calling for widespread icing in the Dallas area this evening, and with that fans and some media are making adjustments in their travel plans. Coverage of the games from AT&T Stadium begins at 5 tomorrow afternoon on Lite 98.7.
There’s one game to note this evening as Vanderbilt hosts Marshall at Memorial Gym in Nashville.
College Football: The Keg of Nails and a share of the American Athletic Conference championship with a victory are on the line this evening as 19th ranked Louisville plays at Cincinnati. It will be the last time the teams play as members of the same conference as Louisville heads to the Atlantic Coast Conference next year.
NFL: Week 14 opens tonight with a pair of AFC South squads squaring off, as the 2-10 Houston Texans travel to Jacksonville to take on the 3-9 Jaguars. Jacksonville will be looking to secure its third straight win and fourth in its last five games, while Houston will be hoping to halt its franchise-worst 10-game losing streak. These teams met back in Week 12, with Jacksonville claiming a 13-6 victory in Houston.
MLB: New Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price has announced Jay Bell will be the Reds bench coach next season. Bell comes to Cincinnati from Pittsburgh where he was the Pirates hitting coach last season. The Pirates eliminated the Reds in a one game playoff in the 2013 season.
Minor League Baseball: A source tells WHOP Sports there are no planned changes other than ownership of the Bowling Green Hot Rods. Multiple reports Wednesday stated the Hot Rods have been sold to a new investor, with an announcement to be made in the near future.
The Class A Midwest League affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays will continue to play in Bowling Green. The Hot Rods completed their fifth season in Bowling Green Ballpark in 2013.