Major League Baseball has suspended the first of what is presumed to be almost two dozen baseball players linked to Tony Bosch and Biogensis. Ryan Braun accepted a suspension for the rest of the season (65 games) without pay for performance-enhancing drugs. Braun previously failed a drug test in October 2011 but won the appeal in February 2012. More here.
As one of baseball's superstars gets suspended, one of the promising, young NFL standouts is suspended as well. Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller has been suspended for the first four games of the NFL season for violating the league's substance-abuse policy. He is appealing the suspension. The Eagles play the Broncos in Week 4. More here.
The Texas Rangers have bolstered their starting rotation by acquiring Cubs' ace Matt Garza. The Rangers sent one of their top prospects, 3B Mike Olt, to Chicago along with pitcher Justin Grimm and Class-A pitcher C.J. Edwards. The Cubs will also receive one or two more players to be named later. More here.