WTVQ-TV in Lexington is reporting that Kentucky's Terrence Jones is reportedly set to announce his plans to enter the NBA draft, with the announcement coming as early as Tuesday.
Christian County wrestler Kory Polley competed this past weekend as part of Team Kentucky in the NWCA/USAW Scholastic Duals in Crawfordsville, Indiana. The event featured top wrestlers from across the nation. Polley went 6-1 in matches for the Kentucky Red team which placed 13th, while the Kentucky Blue team placed third.
Bowling Green police continue to investigate a shooting outside a Bowling Green nightclub, Lava Lounge, early Sunday morning where two Western Kentucky University football players were shot.
Tevin Holliman and Ricardo Singh were each shot once. The Bowling Green Daily News reports Holliman is being treated at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, while Singh is being cared for at The Medical Center of Bowling Green. Neither wound was life threatening.
Louisville assistant basketball coach Richard Pitino is reportedly in Miami to accept the head coach position at Florida International. Pitino’s father said Sunday in Florida the younger Pitino will replace Basketball Hall of Famer Isaiah Thomas fired earlier this month after an 8-21 season.
Meanwhile, the Courier Journal reports University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino has acknowledged that sophomore Elisha Justice has asked to speak with him about a transfer. Pitino says the two have not talked yet, but would support whatever Justice wants.
ESPN.com reports the NFL Players Association had detailed knowledge of the video and audio tapes in which former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams told his team to target San Francisco 49ers players for injury before the tapes became public earlier this month.
Sources indicate former Saints linebacker Scott Fujita, now with the Cleveland Browns, provided the NFLPA with details of Williams’ speech and tape that an independent film maker had made accessible to him. Fujita is among players who face disciplinary action from commissioner Roger Goodell for their part in a “pay for performance” bounty program. Fujita has publicly denied any participation in a bounty program.
Twelve games—six in each league—make up today’s Major League Baseball schedule. They include the Atlanta Braves hosting the New York Mets this evening.
Meanwhile, Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine has apologized to third baseman Kevin Youkilis for comments made Sunday questioning Youkilis’ commitment to the team. Valentine said his comments made to a Boston television station Sunday were misinterpreted and should have been more specific about how Youkilis has been swinging the bat in the first few games.