High School Baseball/Softball: Hopkinsville High athletic director Keith Kelley tells WHOP Sports today's season opening baseball game with Muhlenberg County at Tiger Stadium and tomorrow's softball game at Mayfield have both been cancelled.
College Basketball: Kentucky coach John Calipari has his weekly call in show at 5 this evening, followed by Big Blue Weekly at 6 on Lite 98.7. Kentucky returns to action Friday in the SEC tournament in Nashville against either Vanderbilt or Arkansas.
Five more automatic berths into the NCAA tournament will be awarded this evening. The Sun Belt championship features Western Kentucky against Florida International, with coverage at 5:30 on News/Talk WHOP, followed by the West Coast Conference championship at 8 which features top ranked Gonzaga meeting St. Mary’s in Las Vegas.
Manhattan faces Iona in the championship game of the Metro Atlantic tournament, Northeastern meets James Madison in the final of the Colonial Athletic Association and Davidson meets College of Charleston in the final of the Southern Conference tournament.
Indiana coach Tom Crean apologized for a heated exchange with Michigan assistant Jeff Meyer following the Hoosiers’ victory Sunday in Ann Arbor. Crean had to be restrained from Meyer, who once was an assistant at Indiana during the tenure of Kelvin Sampson.
Crean reportedly told Meyer following the game he was involved in wrecking IU’s program. Crean said he talked with Meyer on the way to the team’s plane and said he wished he had not said anything following the game.
NFL: Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez is mulling a return for the 2013 season. Yahoo Sports reports the 16 year veteran would return for one more season instead of retiring as he previously stated if he can get a raise and have a shortened summer training camp. Gonzalez made $3.9 million last season in base salary, but reportedly wants $7 million to return.
MLB: St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny is having back surgery today in St. Louis. Matheny is having a ruptured disk in his lower back repaired and is expected to be back at spring training for Thursday’s game against the Atlanta Braves.
Grapefruit League action has St. Louis meeting the NY Yankees today, with Atlanta going against Washington. Cactus League action has the Chicago Cubs meeting Arizona, while Cincinnati has the day off.