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San Diego Padres center fielder Cameron Maybin (24) scores on a ground out by right fielder Will Venable (25, not pictured) against the San Francisco Giants during the fifth inning at AT&T Park on June 24, 2014 in San Francisco, CA, USA (Kyle Terada/USA TODAY Sports)

Maybin suspended 25 games

San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin has been suspended for 25 games Wednesday for violating Major League Baseball's joint drug prevention and treatment program.

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins (14) at NFL training camp. (John Kryk/QMI Agency)

Why EJ can throw harder

When you're driving up I-95 from New York City to Boston on a scorching summer afternoon, traffic and construction can provide you with a whole lot of time to think.

Former NHL player Patrick Cote was sentenced to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty to robbing two banks in the Montreal area. (Youtube.com)

Ex-NHLer jailed 30 months

Former NHL player Patrick Cote was sentenced to 30 months in prison earlier this week after pleading guilty to two counts of armed robbery.

Canadian basketball coach Jay Triano instructs his charges at the ACC. (Canada Basketball)

Canadian hoopsters fire back

American provocateur Jason Whitlock got his desired result Tuesday, when he said Canadian athletes — and Vaughan’s Andrew Wiggins in particular — “perhaps don’t want it as much as some of the Europeans and certainly the American players.”

Canadian boxer Jean Pascal had his September fight with American Tavoris Cloud cancelled by his Montreal promoters. (Jocelyn Malette/QMI Agency)

Pascal pulls out of fight

Former boxing champion Jean Pascal has been dropped by his Montreal promoters, leading to the cancellation of his scheduled fight with American Tavoris Cloud.