'Sheed docked $35K for publicly criticizing refs

Boston Celtics forward Rasheed Wallace has been fined $35,000 by the NBA for publicly criticizing officials.

Raiders interview assistants as Cable rumors swirl

Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis has started interviewing potential assistants for next season even while he continues to mull the fate of coach Tom Cable.

UFC champ Lesnar set to return from serious illness

Brock Lesnar is ready to resume training to defend his UFC heavyweight title after a serious intestinal problem derailed his career and endangered his life.

Conan O'Brien's guest list hints at exit

LOS ANGELES – In the strongest indication yet that Friday indeed will mark Conan O'Brien's final "Tonight Show," a list of the booked guests for the rest of this week released Tuesday featured Will Ferrell set to appear Friday. Ferrell, of course,

Secretary of State not entering primary

Jay Dardenne's name will not be on this year's ballot. Louisiana's Secretary of State announced he won't enter the Republican primary against current Senator David Vitter after months of speculation.

Roddick apologizes for berating chair umpire

Andy Roddick acknowledged he wasn't "100 percent right" for berating a chair umpire with a stream of expletives at the Australian Open.

Dems' Massachusetts loss clouds Pelosi's future

Washington - — If the late Edward Kennedy's Massachusetts Senate seat isn't safe for Democrats, is Nancy Pelosi's speakership of the House safe?

Leach lawsuit vs. Texas Tech can go forward

A judge has ruled fired Texas Tech coach Mike Leach's lawsuit against the university can go forward but not as quickly as his attorneys wanted.