The Tampa Bay Rays remain hot, a new home for a former Gator men’s basketball player and more in our Tuesday Sports News and Notes…
** The Tampa Bay Rays have now won nine of their last 10 games after beating Minnesota 7-4 last night. The teams play again tonight in St. Pete.
** The Atlanta Braves erupt for six runs in the 14th inning to down the Miami Marlins 7-1; the teams play again today in Miami.
** Former Gator men’s basketball player Marreese Speights has agreed to a free agent contract with the Golden State Warriors according to various media reports. He would join former Gator David Lee on the team.
** New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has spoken publicly about the Aaron Hernandez situation. He says if the charges against Hernandez prove to be true, the team needs to re-examine its methods for character evaluations of players.
** The New York Giants and wide receiver Victor Cruz have agreed to a five year, $43 million extension.
** The Tour de France resumes today with the 10th stage.