LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike D'Antoni is the new coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, getting the job after the team was unable to come to terms with Phil Jackson to return for a third stint on the job. D'Antoni gets a three-year, $12 million deal to replace Mike Brown who was fired on Friday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Adrian Foster rushed for 102 yards and had a touchdown reception to pace Houston to a 13-6 win over Chicago in the rain-soaked Sunday night NFL game. The Texans defense recorded four takeaways including two interceptions of Bears quarterback Jay Cutler who was knocked out of the game with a concussion.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers take a three-game winning streak into their Monday Night football match-up against the struggling Kansas City Chiefs. A Steelers win against the 1-7 Chiefs would put them a game back of Baltimore for the lead in the AFC North.
NEW YORK (AP) — Talks in the NHL lockout have bogged down again after the two sides got together for 90 unproductive minutes Sunday, with the league appearing adamant that their demands on the core economic issues be met. Both sides will be in Toronto today for the Hockey Hall of Fame inductions where there could be more talks, but none are planned at this time.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong has cut formal ties with his cancer-fighting charity to avoid further damage brought by doping charges and being stripped of his seven Tour de France titles. Armstrong resigned from the board of directors for Livestrong on Nov. 4. He had previously resigned as chairman from the charity he founded Oct. 17 but had kept a seat on the board.