College Basketball: The Kentucky Wildcats are calling on pride tonight as they open play in the NIT against Robert Morris. The Wildcats are a 4 ½ point favorite this evening. Tip off is set for 6:30, with pre game coverage at 5 on Lite 98.7.
Other NIT games tonight include Alabama taking on Northeastern.
The NCAA tournament begins with two first round games in Dayton, Ohio with North Carolina A&T going against Liberty and Middle Tennessee meets St. Mary’s. You can hear coverage of the games following High School Baseball on News/Talk WHOP.
High School Baseball: Christian County opens 8th district play taking on Fort Campbell at 6, with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 5:45 on News/Talk WHOP and online at whopam.com.
Hopkinsville’s game at Hopkins Central has been cancelled, with University Heights at Lyon County.
High School Softball: Christian County opens its season at Lone Oak, Hopkinsville's game with Logan County has been cancelled and University Heights welcomes Caldwell County.
College Football: Austin Peay introduced Kirby Cannon as its new football coach today. Cannon comes from Central Michigan, where he was the defensive backs coach for the last three years. Cannon replaces Rick Christophel, who resigned in January to become the tight ends coach for the Arizona Cardinals of the NFL.
NFL: The Dallas Cowboys and Miami Dolphins will open the NFL's 2013 preseason slate in the Hall of Fame Game on Aug. 4 in Canton, Ohio. The Cowboys will make their fifth trip to Canton and first since 2010, a 16-7 win over Cincinnati. Miami is 0-3 in Canton, including a loss to the Chicago Bears in its last trip in 2005.
The game will be played a day after the newest Hall of Fame class is enshrined. Larry Allen, Bill Parcells and Cris Carter will be inducted into the Hall of Fame along with Jonathan Ogden, Warren Sapp, Curley Culp and Dave Robinson.