Murray State University's men's basketball team was recognized for its outstanding season by the Murray City Council Thursday night. Players, coaches and others all received a plaque in honor of the Racers 31-2 season and was invited to the podium to introduce themselves to Mayor Bill Wells and council members.
University of Florida freshman Bradley Beal has declared he will enter the NBA draft. The 6-3 guard is projected to be a top five pick. Beal averaged 14.8 points and led the Gators with 6.7 rebounds per game. Beal was named to the All-SEC team and All Freshman team.
University of Arkansas officials say 25-year-old Jessica Dorrell--the football department employee whose affair with former football coach Bobby Petrino got him terminated--has been placed on paid administrative leave by the university.
A source familiar with the deal says the NBA has agreed to sell the New Orleans Hornets to New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson for 338 million dollars. The NBA has been trying to sell the Hornets since making the move to buy the club from founder George Shinn in 2010. The deal is expected to be announced shortly.