Hoppers Baseball: The first place Hoptown Hoppers are back in Ohio Valley League action this evening, hosting DuBois County. The Hoppers defeated the Bombers last night 6-5 in 10 innings. First pitch for Cub Scout Night at Hopkinsville High’s Tiger Field is at 7:05, with the official Hoppers pre game show on the air at 6:45 on Newstalk WHOP and online at whopam.com.
Other games in the OVL this evening have Madisonville playing a doubleheader at Marion and Owensboro hosts Fulton.
MLB: The Cincinnati Reds close out their series with Pittsburgh with an afternoon game at Great American Ballpark, with Atlanta hosting the NY Mets and St. Louis hosting the Chicago Cubs this evening.
College World Series: There’s another elimination game this evening in Omaha as North Carolina meets NC State.
NBA: The season comes down to a decisive 7th game as Miami hosts San Antonio. The Heat are trying to be back to back title holders, while San Antonio seeks its first NBA title since 2007. The Spurs are also trying to become the first road team since the 1978 Washington Bullets to win an NBA title.
NFL: Sources close to the investigation of a man's death in North Attleboro, Massachusetts now say New England Patriots' tight end Aaron Hernandez appears "directly connected" to the homicide investigation.
The unidentified source tells WFXT-TV that Hernandez, murder victim Odin Lloyd and two other men were at a Boston bar the night Lloyd was killed. Lloyd apparently left with Hernandez and the others, something that was confirmed by a text sent by the victim. However, Lloyd was not in the car when Hernandez and the other men returned to the tight end's home. Lloyd was found dead near Hernandez’s home Monday night.