More NFL exhibition games, some MLB results and more in our Friday Sports News and Notes…
** The Gator football team will have some down time before preparing in a “game week” setting as Florida gets set to host Toledo in it season opener in eight days.
** The Jacksonville Jaguars will host the Philadelphia Eagles Saturday in an NFL preseason game that you can hear live on ESPN 850 WRUF starting at 6:30pm. The Miami Dolphins will take on Tampa Bay as well.
** NFL roster cuts have to be made by Tuesday when rosters must be reduced to 72 players so this week’s games could be very important to some players.
** Former Gator and NFL tight end Aaron Hernandez has been formally indicted and charged with murder after a court appearance yesterday.
** In MLB action, St.Louis downs Atlanta 6-2. The Miami Marlins start a series with the Colorado Rockies while the Tampa Bay Rays face the New York Yankees.