The NFL regular season opens tonight, a local high school football team tries for its second win and more in our Thursday Sports News and Notes…
** The NFL regular season cranks up tonight as the Denver Broncos host the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens. You can hear the game live on ESPN 850 WRUF starting at 8pm.
** Buchholz High School tries for its second football win of the year tonight when it hosts Clay County.
** The Gator football team will only have one starter (offensive lineman Jon Halapio) out for this week’s game at Miami.
** In MLB games, the New York Mets down the Atlanta Braves 5-2; the Miami Marlins lose 9-7 to the Chicago Cubs and the Tampa Bay Rays edge the LA Angels 3-1. The Braves and Marlins are off today and the Rays finish their series with the Angels tonight.
** The Gator volleyball team starts a series of games on the road today when it faces Texas San Antonio; you can hear the game live on ESPN 850 WRUF starting at 5:20pm.