5 things to look for today

August 31, 2008

1

Waiver bye-bye:

Major League Baseball's waiver trade deadline ends at midnight. Will Aubrey Huff (left, 17) still be an Oriole at 12:01 a.m.?

2

We're talkin' about practice:

NFL teams can fill out their practice squads. With so many Ravens injuries, fans of the home team might want to familiarize themselves with their practice players.

3

Mild West:

It's mediocrity at its best, as the two best teams in the NL West - the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks - meet at 8 p.m. on ESPN2.

4

Governor's Cup:

No, it's not a sailing race. It's the college football game between rivals Louisville and Kentucky at 3:30 p.m.on ESPN. The Wildcats won last year on a late touchdown pass.

5

Need for speed:

Indy Racing League points leader Scott Dixon on the pole for the Detroit Indy Grand Prix (3:30 p.m., chs. 2, 7). Helio Castroneves, second in the standings, is on the front row.

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