A new contract for Evan Longoria, a big night for Cam Newton on Monday Night Football and more in our Tuesday Sports News And Notes…
** The Tampa Bay Rays and third baseman Evan Longoria have reached agreement on a new 10 year deal that pays Longoria 100 million dollars.
** Cam Newton accounts for four touchdowns as the Carolina Panthers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 30-22 on Monday Night Football.
** Former Gator and current New England Patriots defensive lineman Jermaine Cunningham has been suspended four games by the NFL for violating league policy on performance enhancing drugs. Former Gator and current Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Marcus Gilbert has been placed on injured reserve.
** The Gator men’s basketball team is unbeaten and ranked in the top ten in both major polls this week; Florida hosts Marquette Thursday.
** Gator football defensive coordinator Dan Quinn is a finalist for the Broyles Award, which goet to the top assistant coach in college football.