Ryan Braun apparently has some work to do to repair his friendship with Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Describing himself as shocked and disappointed, Rodgers said on Friday that Braun ‘‘looked at me in the eye on multiple occasions and repeatedly denied the allegations’’ that the Brewers slugger was using performance-enhancing drugs. Braun this week accepted a season-ending 65-game suspension for violating baseball’s rules against using PEDs. ‘‘It’s disappointing, not only for myself as a friend but for obviously Wisconsin sports fans, Brewer fans, Major League Baseball fans,’’ Rodgers said. “It doesn’t feel great being lied to like that, and I’m disappointed about the way it all went down.’’ . . . Redskins defensive end Jarvis Jenkins was suspended for four games without pay for violating the NFL’s drug policy. Jenkins released a statement saying, ‘‘It’s an obscure substance that I’ve never even heard of, and I still don’t know how it got into my body.’ . . . The Chiefs agreed to terms with No. 1 overall pick Eric Fisher. Details of the contract with the offensive tackle were not released . . . An MRI found that Bengals All-Pro receiver A.J. Green has a bruised knee that will force him to miss several days of practice . . . Jets receiver Santonio Holmes, who is still recovering from a serious foot injury that sidelined him for most of last season, isn’t sure if he’ll be able to play this year.
Mahan takes 2-shot lead at Canadian
Hunter Mahan birdied the final three holes for an 8-under-par 64 and a two-stroke lead after the second round of the Canadian Open in Oakville, Ontario. John Merrick was second after shooting a course-record-tying 62 . . . American Mark Wiebe shot a 5-under 65 to share the lead with Bernhard Langer after the second round of the Senior British Open at Royal Birkdale in Southport, England . . . Russell Knox shot the fifth 59 in Web.com Tour history, missing a chance to set the tour record when he settled for pars on the final two holes in the second round of the Boise Open . . . Megan Khang of Rockland finished two victories shy of winning a national championship, losing to Gabriella Then in the semifinals of the US Girls’ Junior Amateur in Fort Wayne, Ind. Then, a 17-year-old from Upland, Calif., advanced to the final by beating Khang, 2 and 1. In the quarterfinals, Khang, 15, knocked off Sabrina Bonanno of Norridge, Ill., 1 up . . . Matt Parziale of Brockton won the 46th Francis Ouimet Memorial Tournament in a five-hole playoff with John Flaherty and Cody Paladino after weather shortened the 54-hole event to 36 holes.
Wheeler, Jets OK six-year, $33m deal
The Winnipeg Jets and forward Blake Wheeler agreed to a six-year, $33.6 million contract. The former Bruin had a team-high 19 goals and added 22 assists in 48 games last season . . . A second Stanley Cup title in four years paid off for Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville. The team announced a three-year contract extension for Quenneville, 54, a move that keeps him in Chicago through the 2016-17 season . . . Blues rookie goalie Jake Allen, who was 9-4-0 with a 2.46 goals-against average in a reserve role, signed a two-year-contract . . . The Hurricanes agreed to terms with left wing and former Boston College star Nathan Gerbe on a two-way, one-year contract.
Celtics’ pick Iverson to play in Turkey
Center Colton Iverson, a second-round pick by the Celtics in last month’s NBA draft, signed a two-year contract with Besiktas of the Turkish League with an out after the first season, according to the team. Iverson was drafted 53d overall by the Celtics, who will still own his rights . . . US soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann will miss the Gold Cup final Sunday against Panama after drawing a one-game suspension for his tirade during the tournament semifinals. Klinsmann was ejected in the 87th minute Wednesday in a 3-1 victory over Honduras after protesting several no-calls against his players . . . Sprinter Tyson Gay failed more than one drug test this year, recording one of his positives at the US championships in June, where he won the 100 and 200 meters, the Associated Press reported. Earlier this month, Gay revealed he had tested positive in an out-of-competition test he took May 16 . . . Usain Bolt returned to the site of his last Olympic triumph, winning the 100 meters in 9.85 seconds at the Anniversary Games in London.