UNDATED (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers gave up ground to the Denver Broncos while holding down the top spot in the AP Pro32 power rankings after the first week of the regular season. The 49ers earned seven first-place votes today after rallying to beat the Green Bay Packers. San Francisco had nine first place votes in last week's balloting.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The San Diego Padres have promoted infielder Tommy Medica from Double-A San Antonio. Medica is available when the Padres open a three-game series at the Phillies tonight. San Diego originally took Medica in the 14th round of the 2010 amateur draft out of Santa Clara University.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have activated outfielder Josh Reddick from the 15-day disabled list. The Athletics made the move today before they opened a series against the Twins in Minnesota, but Reddick isn't in the lineup.
TORONTO (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels activated infielder Howie Kendrick off the 15-day disabled list before today's game against the Toronto Blue Jays. Kendrick has been out since Aug. 6 because of a hyperextended left knee. He landed awkwardly while trying to avoid a collision with teammate Collin Cowgill.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Emirates Team New Zealand has taken advantage of a mistake by defending champion Oracle Team USA to win Race 5 of the America's Cup in a runaway on San Francisco Bay. Oracle Team USA led on the first two legs before stalling during a quick turn called a foiling tack.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer says he is "fairly optimistic" that injured quarterback Braxton Miller will be able to play when the fourth-ranked Buckeyes play at California on Saturday. Meyer said that Miller has shown signs that he may be healthy enough to see action after spraining a ligament in his left knee in last weekend's 42-7 win over San Diego State.