Former Gator quarterback has a new NFL home, another SEC team is in the College World Series and more in our Tuesday Sports News and Notes…
** According to several media reports, former Gator quarterback Tim Tebow will sign with the New England Patriots and report to their mini-camp this week. Tebow was cut by the New York Jets and is a free agent who could be the third quarterback for the team.
** Mississippi State joins LSU in the College World Series in Omaha after beating Virginia 6-5 to win a Super Regional. South Carolina could join them with a win over North Carolina today, weather permitting; a game yesterday was rained out.
** In MLB action, Boston rallies to beat Tampa Bay 10-8 after blowing a 6-0 lead; Milwaukee downs Miami 6-1 and San Diego nips Atlanta 7-6.
** In NBA news, Lionel Hollins will not be back as the Memphis Grizzlies coach despite leading them to the Western Conference Finals and the Detroit Pistons have hired Mo Cheeks as their new coach.
** The NHL Stanley Cup Final begins tomorrow with Boston taking on Chicago.
** Another major for the PGA this week with the U.S. Open getting underway.