OLSON FILES FOR DIVORCE: Arizona basketball coach Lute Olson has filed for divorce although his wife, Christine, says she remains committed to the marriage. The 73-year-old Hall of Fame coach filed a divorce petition in Pima County Superior Court on Thursday, the same day he announced he would extend his leave from the team through the end of the season.
4 RAVENS FINED: Bart Scott and three other players on the Baltimore Ravens were fined by the NFL on Friday for arguing with game officials and complaining about calls in Monday's game against the New England Patriots. Scott, who argued with officials and tossed a penalty flag into the stands, was fined $25,000. Cornerbacks Chris McAlister and Samari Rolle and wide receiver Derrick Mason each were fined $15,000 for critical remarks made after the game.
SHANANHAN DRAWS FINE: Broncos coach Mike Shanahan was fined $25,000 by the NFL for his comments about running back Travis Henry's appeal of a one-year drug suspension. The NFL informed Henry in September that he failed a test for marijuana. He sued the NFL to avoid a suspension and won his appeal Tuesday. Shanahan supported Henry's appeal, saying he was convinced of his innocence after the player passed a polygraph test and a hair sample come back negative for marijuana. NFL spokesman Greg Aiello wrote in an e-mail that Shanahan was fined by the commissioner for "inappropriate public comments about the substance abuse program in violation of league rules."
FREDRICKS FASTEST: At Heerenveen, Netherlands, American Tucker Fredricks won the 500 meters in 34.89 seconds Friday in the World Cup speedskating event. Lee Kyou-hyuk finished second in 35.00 and South Korean teammate Joon Mun was third. Canadian Jeremy Wotherspoon, who skipped the event, leads the overall standings with 400 points, ahead of Kang-Seok Lee with 330. Fredricks is fourth with 278. Sven Kramer of the Netherlands won the 1,500 in 1 minute, 45.21 seconds, edging Canadian Denny Morrison. Mark Tuitert of the Netherlands took third and American Shani Davis was fourth.