WHOP Sports has learned former Warren Central boys basketball coach Tim Riley interviewed Tuesday for the boys basketball head coaching vacancy at Christian County. Riley also recently interviewed for the Henderson County boys’ job, which former Christian County coach Tyler Smithhart recently accepted.
Riley was an assistant women’s basketball coach at Western Kentucky last season, but he was relieved of his duties when Michelle Clark-Heard was named as Mary Taylor Cowles’ replacement as head coach.
The Tennessean reports when the Southeastern Conference has its spring meeting next week in Destin, Florida, one topic of discussion will be forming its own television network as the Pac 12 and Big 10 have already done. If the network is launched, it would begin in 2014.
The Lexington Herald Leader reports six former University of Kentucky basketball players are among 60 who have been invited to the NBA’s annual pre draft combine June 7-8 in Chicago. Darius Miller, Terrence Jones, Doron Lamb, Anthony Davis, Marquis Teague and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist are among the invitees.
College Football: The Southeastern Conference has released its conference schedule for the upcoming football season.
Kentucky has home dates with South Carolina September 29th, Mississippi State October 6th, Georgia October 20th, and Vanderbilt November 3rd.
Away games are as follows: Florida September 22nd, Arkansas October 13th, Missouri October 27th, and Tennessee November 24th.
NFL: Former University of Kentucky linebacker Danny Trevathan came to terms on a contract with the Denver Broncos Tuesday. The sixth round draft pick received a four year deal worth 2.2 million dollars.
The Tennessee Titans have come to terms with two of its draft picks. Fifth round pick tight end Taylor Thompson and seventh round pick, defensive end Scott Solomon signed contracts Tuesday. Terms were not disclosed. The only draft pick who has not signed is first round selection Kendall Wright.
MLB: Action tonight includes St. Louis hosting San Diego, Cincinnati entertains Atlanta and Chicago at Houston.
NBA: Boston plays at Philadelphia in game 5 of the Eastern Conference final, with the series tied 2-2.
NHL: The New York Rangers host New Jersey in game 5 of the Eastern Conference final, with the series tied 2-2.