The Gator football team practices today, another PGA win for Tiger Woods, a narrow NASCAR victory and more in our Monday Sports News and Notes…
** The Gator football team practices again today in preparation for its season opener August 31. Coach Will Muschamp is expected to speak to the media after practice.
** Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel is in trouble again, apparently being investigated by the NCAA to see if he received any money from an autograph signing he conducted; if he did receive money, his NCAA eligibility could be jeopardized.
** The Dallas Cowboys beat the Miami Dolphins 24-20 in the NFL’s annual Hall of FAme game.
** Pro football Hall of Fame member Art Donovan has died at the age of 89. The defensive lineman played most of his career with the Baltimore Colts.
** Tiger Woods wins the Bridgestone Invitational for a record eighth time and now moves to within three PGA wins of Sam Snead’s all time record of 82.
** In baseball, the suspensions long rumored to be handed out could be made public today in the wake of the Biogenesis investigation. All eyes are on NY Yankee third basemen Alex Rodriguez who could be suspended today but who could also play tonight if he is allowed to appeal his suspension.
** The Tampa Bay Rays beat the San Francisco Giants 4-3 to stay a game back of Boston in the AL East; the Rays begin a series at Arizona Tuesday. Atlanta won its 10th straight, beating Philadelphia 10-1 and the Braves begin a series at Washington tonight. Miami lost to Cleveland 2-0 and the Marlins start a series at Pittsburgh Tuesday.