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Monday Sports Update

Another title for Jimmie Johnson, some Gator news and more in our Monday Sports Update…

** A sixth title for NASCAR great Jimmie Johnson as he beats Matt Kenseth by 19 points to win the Sprint Cup championship.   Johnson had to finish 23rd or better in the final race of the year Sunday and he finished ninth.

** The Gator volleyball team sweeps Alabama Sunday.   Florida next plays at Tennessee Wednesday.  UF is now 24-3 overall and 13-2 in the SEC.

** The Florida women’s basketball team beats Kennesaw State 83-62 Sunday on the road.   Florida next plays at home against FSU Thursday.

** The Gator football team looks to break a five game losing streak Saturday when it hosts Georgia Southern.   Florida is currently 4-6 on the year.

** The new BCS standings show little surprise as Alabama, FSU, Ohio State, Baylor and Oregon are the top five rated teams.

** Monday Night Football tonight has the New England Patriots facing the Carolina Panthers.


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