LUBBOCK, Texas -- 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