OVL Baseball: The Hoptown Hoppers are idle this evening, but hold a 4 ½ game lead on the Fulton Railroaders who play a doubleheader at Owensboro. The Hoppers magic number to clinch is 2 games, with the Hoppers back in action tomorrow night at Owensboro.
Elsewhere this evening Marion plays at Madisonville.
MLB Baseball: Action this afternoon has St. Louis at Milwaukee, with Cincinnati hosting Arizona, Atlanta hosting San Francisco and Chicago meeting Miami this evening in National League action.
Baseball’s all time hits leader is currently in production on a reality television show. Pete Rose and his thirtysomething model fiance’ Kiana Kim will be followed in their daily lives as they try to blend families. Kim has two children who live with her in Los Angeles while Rose—who has four adult children—lives in Las Vegas. The show will air later this year on TLC.
NFL: The Washington Redskins have signed rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III. The Heisman Trophy winner out of Baylor was the number two pick in the NFL Draft in the spring. ESPN reports Griffin’s four year contract is fully guaranteed with a price tag of $21.1 million. Of the 32 first round draft choices, 13 remain unsigned including top pick Andrew Luck.