College Football: University of Kentucky athletics director Mitch Barnhart says he is against the Southeastern Conference possibly going to a nine game conference schedule. Barnhart tells the Lexington Herald Leader he does not feel a nine game league schedule would serve UK well.
There are some rumblings when the SEC Network begins in 2014, that it will ask the league to go to the nine game conference schedule. Kentucky is one of four SEC teams that play intrastate rivalry games each season and adding the ninth league game could cause scheduling problems for non conference matchups.
College Golf: Princeton native Emma Talley became the third University of Alabama golfer in the last four years to be named SEC freshman of the year Monday. Talley posted a 73.23 scoring average for the second ranked Crimson Tide and shot par or better in 12 of her 26 rounds. Talley had four top 10 individual finishes and won the PING/ASU Invitational.
MLB: The Cincinnati Reds meet Atlanta in game 2 of their series this evening at Great American Ball Park. Other National League action includes St. Louis taking on the Chicago Cubs.
NBA: The Indiana Pacers and Oklahoma City Thunder each try to build off their 1-0
series leads this evening. The Pacers went into Madison Square Garden on Sunday
and knocked off the New York Knicks to take home court advantage in the series.
Out west, Kevin Durant's late jumper sealed the Thunder's comeback win over
the Memphis Grizzlies, who have never been past the conference semis.
NHL: There are four playoff games this evening. San Jose leads Vancouver in its Western Conference series 3-0, while Chicago leads Minnesota 2-1. Eastern Conference action has the NY Islanders hosting Pittsburgh, trailing in the series 2-1. The other contest has Ottawa taking on Montreal, with the Senators leading the series 2-1.