(AP) Two brothers allege that people standing near Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard assaulted them after one of the victims took a photo of the NBA Rookie of the Year. More.
Bay Area picked to host 50th Super Bowl
(AP) The NFL will celebrate its 50th Super Bowl in northern California, where its newest, most high-tech venue is being built. More.
Golf to ban anchored putting as of 2016
(AP) Golf's two governing bodies outlawed the anchored putting stroke used by four of the last six major champions, approving a new rule that starts in 2016 and urging the PGA Tour . . . more.
2 Sooners coaches lose homes in tornado
(AP) Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops says one of his graduate assistants and a strength coach had their homes destroyed in the tornado that hit suburban Oklahoma City. More.
Chad Johnson arrested on probation break
(AP) Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson has been arrested on charges that he violated probation stemming from an altercation with his now ex-wife, TV reality star Evelyn Lozada. More.
Seahawks DE Bruce Irvin suspended 4 games
(AP) Seattle Seahawks defensive end Bruce Irvin was suspended for the first four games of the 2013 season on Friday after the league announced he violated the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances. More.
Timbers score late for draw with Whitecaps
(AP) Second-half substitute Jose Valencia scored in the 83rd minute to give the Portland Timbers a 2-2 draw against the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night. Will Johnson also scored for Portland and assisted on the equalizer to help the Timbers (4-1-7) . . . more.