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Questions Swirl Around Strong's Future at Texas

Questions Swirl Around Strong's Future at Texas

Athletic director Mike Perrin on Sunday dismissed multiple reports that Strong would be fired as "rumors", and said no decision would be made until after the game. "We've moved the ball, had plenty of drives, but you've got to get the ball in the end zone", Patterson said. Still, Strong knows that his team is well aware of what's going on around the program.


Jimmie Johnson clinches historic, record-tying seventh championship

Jimmie Johnson clinches historic, record-tying seventh championship

Hes such a great race auto driver. Johnson had to withstand two more restarts, including one in overtime, to score his first career victory at Homestead in the most monumental race of his career. Earnhardt said it used to frustrate him when people wouldn't give Johnson, his Hendrick Motorsports teammate, the proper recognition for his accomplishments.


Tsunami warning issued after quake off Fukushima in Japan

Tsunami warning issued after quake off Fukushima in Japan

After Tuesday's quake, thousands were urged to seek higher ground amid warnings tsunami waves could be up to 3 meters high (10 feet). Coastal residents were urged to flee to higher ground as a precaution during the tsunami warning. A utility official says he believes that a cooling water pump that stopped working at a Japanese nuclear power plant after a strong quake was shut off automatically by a safety system as the water in the pool shook.


Lallana and Sturridge score in England win over Scotland

Lallana and Sturridge score in England win over Scotland

Southgate, however, said he has given little thought over the possibility of taking up the England job on a permanent basis. "Yes, some of our first-phase build-up play was sloppy and there were moments when we weren't as controlled and had to dig in".



Harvick completely at ease in must-win situation at Phoenix

Johnson won at Martinsville, and Edwards won at Texas to secure spots in the top four. Busch finished second, followed by Kyle Larson, Kevin Harvick, and Kurt Busch . Hamlin finished six points behind JGR teammate Kyle Busch in the race for the last Championship 4 berth. I just think he's got to feel on top of the moon and I think this gives his team a ton of confidence and if you look at some of the smaller details.



Russell Westbrook nailed this huge three to force overtime vs the Pacers

For Oklahoma City, Westbrook put together a triple-double, finishing with 31 points, 11 rebounds, and 15 assists. "We just wasn't ready", he said. But the roller coaster quarter was just getting started. Portland snapped a three-game losing streak and extended Brooklyn's skid to four. Said Ross: "I knew I had at least two seconds". "Guys did a great job moving the ball and finding the weak side".