The new BCS rankings are out, Jeff Gordon wins the NASCAR race in Virginia and more in our Monday Sports News and Notes…
** The new BCS standings are out and there is no real change from last week at the top. Alabama is number one, followed by Oregon, FSU, Ohio State and Stanford.
** The SEC East is all of a sudden tighter after South Carolina knocked off previously unbeaten Missouri. The Tigers have one league loss while Florida, Georgia and South Carolina have two but the Tigers own a tie breaker over Florida and Georgia.
** Monday Night Football tonight has Seattle facing St.Louis. Kansas City remains unbeaten after beating Cleveland 23-17 Sunday.
** Jeff Gordon wins the NASCAR race in Virginia on Sunday, beating out Matt Kenseth and Clint Bowyer. Kenseth and Jimmie Johnson are now tied for the Chase For the Cup lead with Gordon only 27 points back.
** The NBA regular season starts tomorrow and Orlando is one of the teams in action; the Magic will take on Indiana while Chicago squares off against defending champion Miami.