The Atlanta Braves stay red hot, the Detroit Tigers stay red hot and the weather is hot for the Gator football team’s practice in our Wednesday Sports News and Notes…
** Another hot day for the Gator football team as it continues its practices for its August 31 season opener. Florida offensive coordinator Brent Pease is scheduled to make comments today about the Gator offensive work.
** More accusations toward Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel in the form of more information being leaked that intimates he was paid for signing autographs. The NCAA continues to investigate.
** Former Gator wide receiver Riley Cooper is back with the Philadelphia Eagles after undergoing counseling after uttering a racial slur caught on video. He is practicing normally with the team.
** In the MLB, Atlanta has won 12 straight after nipping Washington 2-1 and Detroit has won 10 straight after beating Cleveland 5-1. Pittsburgh tops Miami 4-3 to stay atop the NL Central and Arizona beats Tampa Bay.
** The local Santa Fe girls softball team loses in the final of the Babe Ruth Softball World Series held in Alachua. Pitt County, North Carolina beat Santa Fe 6-1.