Leach Gets Record-Setting Fine

Texas Tech football coach Mike Leach really punched some wrong buttons when he criticized game officials following Saturday's 59-43 loss to 12th-ranked Texas. The Big 12 has fined him $10,000. That doubles the previous record.

Leach condemned the officiating crew in Austin, calling their work during the game "a complete travesty."

The eighth-year coach was upset officials disallowed two Texas Tech touchdowns in the third quarter, the first on an overrule after reviewing video that showed the receiver let the ball hit the ground. A TD pass on the next play was negated by a holding penalty.


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