CHICAGO (AP) - San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin has been suspended for 25 games for testing positive for an amphetamine. Major League Baseball announced the suspension today. Maybin is batting .247 with one home run and nine RBIs in 62 games this season.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Tight end Vernon Davis has reported to training camp with the San Francisco 49ers after sitting out the offseason program and mandatory minicamp hoping for a new contract. Teammate C.J. Spillman posted video of Davis' arrival in the locker room. Right guard Alex Boone was still expected to be a no-show as he also seeks a deal with two years remaining on his contract, just like Davis.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Oregon has been picked to win the Pac-12 football title in a preseason media poll for the fourth time in the past five years. UCLA also is favored to reach the league championship game in the poll released today. Stanford, last season's league champion, finished second behind Oregon in the North Division balloting. Southern California is second behind UCLA in the South voting.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes is asking for the public's help to track down the man police say killed his aunt. Barnes took to his Twitter and Instagram accounts, asking anyone who knows the whereabouts of 51-year-old Michael Williams of Sacramento to call police.
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