Roy Disney, nephew of Walt, dies

LOS ANGELES - Roy E. Disney, the nephew of Walt Disney whose powerful behind-the-scenes influence on The Walt Disney Co. led to the departure of former chief Michael Eisner, has died. He was 79.

Fitzgerald limited in practice, expects to play

Arizona's Larry Fitzgerald went through a limited practice on Wednesday and says he expects to play Sunday at Detroit.

12-0 Cincy finds new coach to replace Kelly

A person familiar with the negotiations says Central Michigan football coach Butch Jones has agreed to a 5-year deal with Cincinnati.

Education leaders call for tuition change

UNDATED - Education leaders want to change the way state universities raise tuition. A panel that is looking to revamp Louisiana's public college system suggested that lawmakers give up the majority of their authority over tuition hikes. Right

Red Sox take aim at Adrian Gonzalez

The Red Sox are working hard to obtain Padres first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, according to major-league sources.

Britain gives checks the royal boot

LONDON – After more than three centuries, the humble check is set to become a historic relic after British banks voted to phase it out in favor of more modern payment methods.

Tony Romo’s engaged! Tony Romo’s NOT engaged!

DALLAS - Yesterday, gossip site Gossip Center (it has gossip right in the title!) ran an item saying that Candice Crawford, girlfriend of Cowboys QB Tony Romo, was walking around sporting what appeared, to them, to

Governor Jindal announces three highway projects for area

LAFAYETTE - Three highway projects will get $29 million in funding and should be underway next year. Governor Bobby Jindal made the announcement Tuesday in Lafayette. The money comes from a State Department of Transportation fund that had $120

Christian group launches new attack on Christmas commercialism

If it's December, then there must be frost in the air, gingerbread in the oven, and ...