High School Softball: Christian County is ranked 10th in the latest Kentucky Softball Coaches Association Top 25 poll, which has Greenwood ranked first again this week. Lone Oak is 4th, Owensboro Catholic 5th, Reidland 7th, Bowling Green 13th, Madisonville 14th, Marshall County is 18th and Livingston Central is 21st.
MLB: While the Cincinnati Reds are off today, their weekend opponent, the Chicago Cubs close out a series with an afternoon game hosting San Diego, Atlanta closes out a series with Washington this evening, while St. Louis opens a weekend series with the Milwaukee Brewers.
NBA: Thursday's playoff schedule features a pair of crucial Game 6’s. In the Eastern Conference, the Brooklyn Nets will look to avoid elimination again after earning a
19-point victory in Game 5 when they visit Chicago to take on the Bulls.
In the West, the Golden State Warriors will try to close out their series at home after
failing to do so in Game 5, when the Denver Nuggets muscled their way to a seven-point victory.
NHL: First round action resumes this evening with two games in the Eastern Conference and two in the Western Conference.
Action opens in Montreal, as the Northeast Division champion Canadiens host the Ottawa Senators in Game 1. The other contest will also see a series opener, as the New York Rangers head to the nation's capital to take on the Washington Capitals.
A pair of Game 2’s are on tap in the Western Conference, as the St. Louis Blues look to take a 2-0 series lead as they host the reigning Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings. The other contest has the Detroit Red Wings hoping to bounce back from a Game 1 loss as they will play in Anaheim against the Ducks.