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Padres’ Maybin suspended 25 games for amphetamine

Posted On July 23, 2014

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin was suspended 25 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for an amphetamine he says he was taking to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The suspension, announced Wednesday, is effective immediately.Maybin is eligible to return to the active roster on Aug. 20.In a…

Felton sentenced to community service in gun case

Posted On July 23, 2014

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Dallas Mavericks guard Raymond Felton was sentenced to community service after pleading guilty to a gun charge in a New York court on Wednesday. Felton will perform 500 hours of community service and was also issued a fine of $5,000 after his guilty plea, which stemmed from a February arrest…

Seahawks WR Rice announces retirement

Posted On July 23, 2014

Renton, WA (SportsNetwork.com) - Seattle Seahawks wideout Sidney Rice announced his retirement on Wednesday, after seven injury-plagued NFL seasons. Rice had been cut by the club back in February as a salary-cap measure, before being re-signed in April."After careful consideration and seven wonderful years playing in the National Football League, including the last three for…

Gronkowski cleared to play

Posted On July 23, 2014

Foxboro, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has been medically cleared to take part in all workouts and practices during training camp after recovering from knee surgery. Patriots coach Bill Belichick revealed the news during a press conference Wednesday morning."He's been cleared to play," said Belichick.Gronkowski suffered a torn ACL last…

Broncos’ Bowlen steps aside due to Alzheimer’s disease

Posted On July 23, 2014

Englewood, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has relinquished day-to-day control of the team due to Alzheimer's disease. The team made the announcement Wednesday, saying the 70-year-old Bowlen had been privately battling the disease in recent years."The Broncos are very saddened that Mr. Bowlen is no longer able to be part of the…