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Hendrick, Lowe's lock up Johnson with new deals

Three-time defending NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson has signed a contract extension with Hendrick Motorsports through 2015. Home improvement chain Lowe's also signed an extension as primary sponsor of Johnson's No.

Notre Dame's problems are bigger than Weis

Go ahead and fire Charlie Weis. He deserves it.

No one will be smiling on Jets-Pats sidelines

Rex Ryan isn't smiling lately. Bill Belichick doesn't smile, period.

Irish problems are bigger than Weis

Go ahead and fire Charlie Weis. He deserves it.

FIFA: No replay for France-Ireland World Cup qualifier

FIFA have ruled out the possibility of replaying the disputed World Cup qualifier between France and Ireland.