Pairings for the 2nd region baseball and softball tournaments are to be announced early this afternoon at Webster County. WHOP Sports Director Todd Hamilton will be at the drawings and will have a full report on the WHOP family of stations and websites later this afternoon.
WPSD-TV reports Murray State University nearly has its 2012-13 basketball schedule completed, with 27 of 29 games scheduled. Coach Steve Prohm says the Racers are still looking for two opponents, with the stipulation on the home and home series being the first game is to be played in Murray this coming season.
Three schools are being mentioned to fill the two slots. They are Virginia Commonwealth, North Texas and Illinois State.
Kentucky Sports Radio.com reports Kentucky will not meet Georgetown in this coming’s season’s SEC/Big East basketball challenge. ESPN’s Andy Katz had speculated the two teams would play. However, rumors are circulating Kentucky could play Notre Dame in the event.
St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Lance Berkman is to undergo arthroscopic surgery on his injured right knee today. Berkman injured his knee fielding a throw in a game last weekend at Los Angeles and is expected to miss 6-8 weeks.
Major League Baseball tonight has St. Louis hosting Philadelphia in game two of a weekend series, Cincinnati opens a weekend home series with Colorado, Atlanta hosts Washington and the Chicago Cubs are in Pittsburgh.
In the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, New York is at New Jersey for game six of the Eastern Conference final. The Devils lead the series 3-2.