High School Basketball-Monday’s games
Girls: Hopkinsville hosts Murray, Logan County travels to McLean County, Russellville goes to Edmonson County, Dawson Springs hosts Lyon County, Crittenden County at Union County, Greenwood goes to Butler County, Henderson County hosts Webster County, Graves County at Ballard Memorial, McCracken County at Community Christian.
Boys: Fort Campbell goes to Trigg County, Todd Central hosts Butler County, Dawson Springs welcomes Lyon County, Crittenden County goes to Union County, Graves County is at Ballard Memorial, Marshall County hosts Carlisle County, Community Christian entertains McCracken County, Mayfield is at St. Mary.
College Basketball: Kentucky coach John Calipari has his weekly call in show at 5, followed by Big Blue Weekly at 6 on Lite 98.7 this evening, with the Cats Pause call in show at 7 on News/Talk WHOP.
Kentucky returns to action Saturday hosting Belmont, with pre game from Rupp Arena at 9:30 am on Lite 98.7.
Former Christian County standout Donovan Kates did not score in Manhattan’s 77-72 win over UNC Wilimington Sunday. Manhattan is now 7-2 on the season.
Kentucky’s women’s team remained perfect on the season with a 73-56 victory Sunday over East Tennessee State. The 5th ranked Wildcats are 11-0 on the season. Other women’s scores saw Western Kentucky defeat Jackson State 83-48 and Vanderbilt over Hartford 65-56.
College Football: Outgoing University of Texas coach Mack Brown said at a news conference Sunday his reason for resigning after 16 seasons was failing to meet the high expectations set for the program. Brown will coach his last game against Oregon in the Alamo Bowl later this month.
Brown—who was under contract until 2020—will stay on as a special consultant to school president Bill Powers. Athletic director Steve Patterson says there is no timeline for finding Brown’s replacement.
NFL: The Tennessee Titans trailed the Arizona Cardinals 34-17 with 6:22 remaining in the game before scoring 17 unanswered points to force overtime. However, after a Ryan Fitzpatrick interception early in the extra period, Arizona drove down the field and got a 41 yard field goal from Jay Feely to win 37-34. The Titans fell to 5-9 on the season and will play at Jacksonville next Sunday.
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has been named Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year. Manning has led the Broncos to an 11-3 record this season and has thrown 47 touchdown passes this season, three shy of the record held by New England quarterback Tom Brady. Manning is the 4th NFL quarterback in the last nine years to win the award.