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NFL makes official review

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL says the two game officials who interacted with Tampa Bay wide receiver Mike Evans after the Buccaneers’ 3-21 loss to the Carolina Panthers Sunday in the tunnel at Bank of America Stadium are not around one had asked autograph.

“After speaking with those involved, we have confirmed that the post-game interaction between Jeff Lamberth, Tripp Sutter and Mike Evans did not involve a request for an autograph from the game officials.” The league announced on Tuesday. “Both Lamberth and Sutter were reminded of the importance of avoiding even the appearance of impropriety when interacting with players, coaches and club staff on matchday – including during the pre- and post-game period.”

The Titans’ new stadium

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The domed stadium proposed by the Tennessee Titans would seat approximately 60,000 people and cover an area of ​​1.7 million square feet, it was released Tuesday.

Note from the Nebraska coach

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Mickey Joseph slipped into his role as Nebraska’s interim head coach on Tuesday when he responded to a reporter’s comment and question about a standout high school player who recently agreed to join the Cornhuskers sign.

Malachi Coleman, a Lincoln East High four-star wide receiver, held an event Saturday to announce he had chosen Nebraska over five other schools. He’s the highest rated prospect in the state.

The first day he can sign his letter of intent is December 21st. NCAA rules prohibit coaches from commenting on an unsigned prospective recruit.

The Titans’ new stadium

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The domed stadium proposed by the Tennessee Titans would seat approximately 60,000 people and cover an area of ​​1.7 million square feet, it was released Tuesday.

The renders follow last week’s announcement that the Titans had reached an agreement with the mayor of Nashville over local funding. This final chunk of $760 million in bonds is yet to be approved by Metro Nashville Council and the Metro Sports Authority.

The new stadium would cost $1.2 billion in public funds, including $500 million in government bonds, and is believed to be the largest public commitment for an NFL stadium to date.

The Titans had MANICA, a Kansas City-based architecture firm, design the renderings to help with site planning and cost estimation with help from Hastings, a Nashville-based architecture firm. The team wants the new stadium to be a multipurpose building that can host events throughout the year.

Burke Nihill, Titans president and CEO, said they envision a stadium that would make Nashville proud and enhance the reputation of Music City and Tennessee.

“We are focused on designing a stadium capable of hosting a prestigious international event on a Sunday and providing a steady flow of impactful community programs later that same week.” said Nihill in a statement. “This is a building that would serve Nashville and Tennessee for generations.”

The renders show the stadium with porches and outdoor terraces overlooking Nashville, a circular translucent roof, and a variety of areas for fans. No architect has been hired for the new stadium yet.

A reporter at the Huskers’ weekly press conference cut him off when Joseph answered another question.

“You got Malachi Coleman this weekend.” said the reporter. “I wasn’t finished answering that question.” said Joseph.

The reporter apologized and Joseph said: “Just kidding. You’re so uptight. But no, right, we have Malachi.”

When asked if he had spoken to Coleman since the announcement, Joseph said: “Well, he said six months ago he wasn’t coming, so you put the pieces together.”

Joseph was named interim coach on September 11, the same day Scott Frost was fired following the Huskers’ 2-1 start.

Joseph immediately grinned after making the comment, and as he left the press conference, he asked the media staff of the sports department if he made a mistake.

Spokesman Keith Mann wrote in an email to The Associated Press that Joseph contacted the school’s compliance office immediately after the press conference to bring the comment to the attention of its staff.

An institution as defined by Bylaw in the 2022-23 NCAA Handbook “He is prohibited from commenting in any way on the likelihood of the prospective student-athlete joining or signing with this institution.”

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