Nashville’s Brandt Snedeker shot a six under par 64 and is in the clubhouse at 10 under par after two rounds of the British Open at Royal Lytham and St. Annes. Steve Stricker and Luke Donald are two under par in the clubhouse, with Phil Mickelson at 11 over par following an eight over par 78 today. Play continues this afternoon.
The Hoptown Hoppers could back into the Ohio Valley Baseball League championship, provided Madisonville can beat Fulton this evening. The Hoppers are idle tonight, while the Pirates and Railroaders play in Madisonville. Elsewhere in the OVL, Owensboro travels to Marion.
A full slate of games in Major League Baseball this evening includes St. Louis hosting the Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati welcomes Milwaukee, and Atlanta is at Washington.
Mid Continent University has signed former Heritage Christian Academy volleyball player Morganne Mullen. The freshman to be from Guthrie led the Lady Warriors to their second KCAA State Championship last fall and was named to the KCAA All Regional team as a senior.
ESPN.com reports Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt was arrested on DWI charges early this morning at Fort Campbell. Britt was taken into custody around 3:30 am on suspicion on driving while intoxicated while accessing Fort Campbell through the main gate, according to a post spokesman.
A report out of Nashville indicates Britt and Titans cornerback Tommie Campbell were with a female soldier when Britt was stopped. Campbell has said on Twitter he was not with Britt, but in Pennsylvania with his children. The Titans said in a statement they are gathering more facts.
WPSD-TV in Paducah reports Murray State University is close to completing its men’s basketball schedule. The Racers will play a home and home series with Valparaiso beginning next season. The game will be in the CFSB Center December 29th. Valpo is the defending Horizon League champion and played in the NIT last season.
University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban says he would like to see the Southeastern Conference play nine league games during the season.
During SEC Media Days in Birmingham, Saban said with the additions of Missouri and Texas A&M, the league should go to the nine game format currently used by the Pac-12 and Big-12.
The ACC will adopt a nine game conference schedule when Pittsburgh and Syracuse join the league in 2013.