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Appealing Sprint Cup driver Jeremy Mayfield insisted that he used only Claritin D, not an illegal drug, and will consider legal action to rescind his indefinite suspension. Mayfield said he hasn’t been told what he tested positive for, leading to his suspension a week ago. He said he took the legal prescription drug Claritin D to treat allergies. NASCAR has refused to reveal what banned drug Mayfield used, but chairman Brian France called it “a serious violation.”

Arrested Buffalo Bills fullback Corey McIntyre has been arrested in Florida on accusations he fondled himself outside a woman’s home in Port St. Lucie, Fla. The incident allegedly happened about two months ago, but the 29-year-old McIntyre was arrested Thursday and charged with exposing sexual organs. A spokesman for the Port St. Lucie Police says a woman claimed the player knocked on her window during the act then fled. Police later spotted him on a bicycle.

Cleared The Milwaukee Bucks have cleared center Andrew Bogut to begin offseason workouts after tests showed his back injury has healed. The team said Saturday the 7-foot, 260-pound center underwent tests in Australia this week that show the stress fracture in his lower back has healed.

Hit Detroit police say a woman was accidentally hit by a chair swung by Ducks general manager Bob Murray after Anaheim’s loss to the Red Wings in Game 7 of their Western Conference semifinal series. Sgt. Alan Quinn said that the woman was struck while in the press box Thursday night at Joe Louis Arena, and Murray apologized.

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