A Gator men’s basketball commitment is no longer that; an icon of the NFL passes away and more in today’s Sports News And Notes…
** Several media outlets are reporting today that Gator men’s basketball verbal commitment Schuyler Rimmer will reopen his recruitment. The 6’9″ power forward had given his verbal commitment last month and Florida now has two verbals in its 2013 class in power forward Chris Walker and guard Kasey Hill.
** An NFL icon has passed away; Steve Sabol, who along with his father Ed founded NFL Films, died Tuesday from brain cancer at the age of 69. The Sabols were honored with Lifetime Achievement Emmy Awards from the National Academy of Television Arts And Sciences in 2003.
** No talks in the lockout between the National Hockey League and its players as a lockout continues.
** Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner has some explaining to do after he was arrested and charged with DUI and speeding late Monday night.