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Monster Energy replaces Spint as new sponsor for NASCAR's premier series race

Thursday's announcement is the culmination of a lengthy and thorough search by NASCAR to find the successor to Sprint, whose entitlement sponsorship will end on December 31, 2016. It plans to continue all those efforts. Monster has been involved in NASCAR for quite sometime, most recently as one of Kurt Busch's sponsors in the premier series.


England manager Gareth Southgate warns Wayne Rooney about drinking

England manager Gareth Southgate warns Wayne Rooney about drinking

Southgate's first task, and the most straightforward, will be to complete the job of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup. "Before Russia, well we've got to qualify for Russia, but we've got about 70 days together to prepare the team and get to the level we would like to get to".



Florida Panthers announce the firing of coach Gerard Gallant

I just feel comfortable in the net, just makin' saves I have to make, and things have been goin' good". I love our room. "I couldn't stand watching him on the ice", Gallant said. "It didn't look good, but I'll tell you right now, we respect him and like him and Gerard and I had a good relationship". According to Andy Slater of 940 WINZ in Miami, the Panthers will frame Gallant's firing as strictly based on the team's record this year.



Harden, Rockets snap Warriors' 12 game win streak in 2 OTs

Goran Dragic scored 27 points and James Johnson added 24 off the bench to help the Miami Heat escape with a 111-110 victory over the Utah Jazz, whose four-game winning streak ended. Thompson had a miserable shooting night all-around, going 4-of-20 from the field for just 15 points, while Curry scored 28 points but missed the final three and a half minutes of the contest after fouling out.



Rivers tosses 3 TDs to help Chargers over Texans 21-13

If you didn't know better, you'd think those twin engines would've powered San Diego to a winning record going into the Week 12 game Sunday at Houston . They made plays. We didn't make the plays, so we lost the game. Houston added a field goal with 37 seconds left and recovered an onside kick. -Texans QB Brock Osweiler vs.



Spurs squad is stronger than Chelsea's, claims Redknapp

Tottenham Hotspur defender Eric Dier insists that his club can not ponder over Saturday's loss against Chelsea and must shift their focus to the Swansea City game next Saturday. "I want to play from the back and I ask this of my players", he said. "We have high confidence, this was another important win", the Spaniard began, before commenting on how Conte helped initiate the turn-around with a tactical re-think at half-time.