A lot happening today in our Friday Sport Update…
** The Gator football program is hosting its annual “Friday Night Lights” for some of the top high school players in the country. Many highly rated prospects on both sides of the ball are scheduled to be in town tonight.
** Major League Baseball will have a crowed Hall of Fame class when inductions take place this weekend in Cooperstown, New York. Pitcher Tom Glavine, first baseman Frank Thomas and managers Joe Torre, Tony LaRussa and Bobby Cox are all to be inducted.
** In MLB action, Miami nips Atlanta 3-2 and now the Marlins will face the Houston Astros this weekend while Atlanta will play San Diego. Tampa Bay will host Boston.
** The Brickyard 400 auto race takes place Sunday in Indianapolis with Ryan Newman the defending champion.
** In NFL news, Ravens running back Ray Rice has been suspended two games for conduct detrimental to the NFL after a domestic violence issue in the off season.
** In more NFL news, Jacksonville Jaguar wide receiver Justin Blackmon has been arrested again and charged with possession of pot in his native Oklahoma but the Jags say he will stay with the team.
** The Tampa Bay Bucs are opening their training camp today.