News And Updates
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It's nice to see some of NASCAR's best and brightest, as well as those simply along for the ride, get all lathered up about Morgan Shepherd. Apparently, most just discovered that Shepherd is 72 years old and still making the occasional start in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series. Perhaps they weren't paying attention when Shepherd drove earlier this year in Phoenix -- but then again, his car lasted only 28 laps and he finished 43rd so it wasn't as if he stuck around all day to see who wound up in Victory Lane.
Few folks in the stock-car racing world have enjoyed such an impressive beginning, including his truck team owner Kyle Busch. The 18-year-old from Byron, Michigan, will be hoping for similar results this weekend, when Jones makes his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut for Joe Gibbs Racing at Chicagoland Speedway. Jones, who earned his second Truck Series win this past week at Iowa Speedway, will take over the reins of the No. 20 JGR Toyota for the EnjoyIllinois.com 300 (Saturday at 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2) He currently shares the seat of the No. 51 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota in the Truck Series with Busch.
Formula 1™ News
More than 40 staff, including deputy technical director Jody Eggington and head of track operations Gerry Hughes. leave Caterham.
Mercedes confirm championship leader Nico Rosberg has signed a "multi-year contract extension" with the Silver Arrows.
The New Orleans Saints and Pro Bowl tight end Jimmy Graham have agreed to a four-year, $40 million deal that includes $21 million guaranteed, a source familiar with the deal told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
Former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young has plead not guilty to one felony count and four misdemeanor counts in a Los Angeles County courtroom Monday.
Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper has appeared in a Los Angeles court but back-to-back hearings on sexual assault allegations he faces were postponed to Aug. 8.
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Time Warner Cable Teams Up With United States Tennis Association For Multi-Year Partnership For The US Open
Friday, August 23, 2013 - The USTA and Time Warner Cable today announced a multi-year sponsorship for the US Open. Through the partnership, Time Warner Cable will serve as an Official Sponsor of the US Open Tennis Championships in New York City across its core products and services, including digital cable, high speed internet, home phone, and IntelligentHome.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - When NASCAR rolled into Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the 20th race of the 1999 season, Dale Jarrett already had a firm grasp on the points lead with a 254-point advantage over second-place driver Mark Martin. Jarrett, who had already won three times earlier in the season, used the momentum he had earned from his biggest win of the year in the Brickyard 400 to capture his only NASCAR premier series title by 201 points over Bobby Labonte.
Qualcomm Labs and FanVision Announce an Alliance Advancing in-venue Mobile Broadcast Services over LTE
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - Qualcomm Labs Agrees to Promote FanVision as a Preferred, in-venue Broadcast Service Provider for LTE Broadcast Networks. For LTE Broadcast, FanVision Agrees to Offer Services Exclusively for Use with Qualcomm Labs LTE Broadcast (eMBMS) Middleware.
Friday, February 17, 2012 - 08:00 - With a new season of racing just days away, NASCAR and FanVision announced today a multi-year agreement that will enhance the at-track companion viewing experience for the sport's millions of fans.
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