Here’s a look at how AP’s sports coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. All times are Eastern.
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OMAHA, Neb. _ Mississippi State and Louisville meet in a College World Series elimination game. The winner would need to beat Vanderbilt twice to reach the best-of-three finals next week. By Eric Olson. UPCOMING: Developing from 8 p.m. game; 750 words, photos.
NEW YORK _ Zion Williamson is expected to be the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft after a sensational season at Duke. The New Orleans Pelicans have the pick, followed by Memphis and New York. By Basketball Writer Brian Mahoney. UPCOMING: Developing from draft beginning at about 6:30 p.m.; 800 words, photos, Latest.
SANTA ANITA FATALITIES
ARCADIA, Calif. _ Backstretch workers who walk, groom and care for racehorses at Santa Anita urged California legislators to keep the Southern California track open after the deaths of 29 horses since December. By Beth Harris. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: Will be updated.
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