New laws ring in the new year

LOUISIANA - Louisiana is ringing in the new year with several new laws, including one that gives you the right to know where your crawfish is coming from. If asked, restaurants are now required to tell their customers if their mudbugs are homegrow

Holliday agrees to 7-year deal with Cards

Cardinals welcome Matt Holliday back with 7-year deal.

Obama readying immigration overhaul

WASHINGTON - The punishing battle over healthcare is still unresolved, but the Obama administration is quietly laying plans to take up another issue that could generate even more controversy and political division&#

Yao Ming and 6' 2" wife expecting first baby

UNDATED - Break out the cigars and/or Serbian professional basketball players! Rockets star Yao Ming and his wife Ye Li are expecting their first child in July, a Chinese newspaper reported Tuesday.

Randy Johnson retires after 22 seasons

Randy Johnson ends his legendary career.

Saints put DE Grant on IR

The New Orleans Saints on Tuesday placed Charles Grant on injured reserve and will have to make their playoff run without their starting defensive end.

ESPN to introduce 3-D television

UNDATED - Sports broadcasting will enter a new dimension in 2010 ... the third dimension, as ESPN will unveil the industry's first 3-D network.

Belichick blames Houston field for Welker injury

Bill Belichick says star receiver Wes Welker was hurt on a field in Houston that was in terrible condition.

Bears keep Smith, fire O-coordinator, 5 others

The Chicago Bears are bringing head coach Lovie Smith back for a seventh season.

Ochocinco expects to practice, play despite injury

Bengals receiver Chad Ochocinco expects to practice this week despite his sore knee.