Athlete contracts

July 25, 2017 - 3:02 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry has finalized his new contract, signing his $201 million, five-year deal after he reached agreement when the free agency period began July 1. His contract initially was the richest ever, until James Harden topped it with a $228 million extension from the Houston...
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FILE - In this March 25, 2017, file photo, New York Knicks' Derrick Rose stands on the court during a free throw attempt in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate, File)
July 25, 2017 - 2:42 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Derrick Rose's goal is to win an NBA championship. He's a little closer to one. The free-agent guard signed a one-year contract Tuesday with the Cleveland Cavaliers, a team that has blocked his path to a title before and one that needs him now more than ever. Rose is getting a one-...
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FILE - In this March 25, 2017, file photo, New York Knicks' Derrick Rose stands on the court during a free throw attempt in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate, File)
July 25, 2017 - 2:02 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Derrick Rose has signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers, who now have a possible replacement for Kyrie Irving. Rose is getting a one-year, $2.1 million contract from the Cavaliers. The free agent gives Cleveland a proven player to handle point-guard duties if it chooses to trade...
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Carolina Panthers' Greg Olsen, left foreground, carries personal items from his car as he walks to the dorms as the NFL team's players arrive for the beginning of training camp at Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C., Tuesday, July 25, 2017. The team has several issues looming including how much Cam Newton will throw and whether Thomas Davis and Greg Olsen will receive contract extensions. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
July 25, 2017 - 12:57 pm
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Panthers star tight end Greg Olsen chose team over himself. Olsen reported to training camp on time Tuesday, saying he didn't want to hold out and be a distraction to an organization aiming to win its first Super Bowl. The 32-year-old Olsen has two years left on his...
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July 25, 2017 - 11:47 am
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Panthers star tight end Greg Olsen reported to training camp on time, saying he didn't want to hold out and be a distraction to the organization. Olsen has two years left on his contract, but has outplayed his current deal in becoming the first tight end in NFL history with...
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July 25, 2017 - 11:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers have signed center Mika Zibanejad to a $26.75 million, five-year deal. Zibanejad will count $5.35 million against the salary cap through 2021-22 as the Rangers count on him to take on a bigger role following the trade of Derek Stepan. General manager Jeff Gorton...
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July 25, 2017 - 10:36 am
MLB Altuve streaks, Stanton surges, Devers debuts UNDATED — Jose Altuve leads the majors in hitting at .365, boosted by a recent run that's extraordinary even by his lofty standards. The two-time AL batting champion from Houston has gotten four hits in two straight games. That's given him a 16-game...
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July 25, 2017 - 9:56 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed goaltender Robin Lehner to a $4 million, one-year contract. The team announced the deal Tuesday. Lehner was a restricted free agent. The 26-year-old Swede showed he could stay healthy last season, setting career highs with 59 games played, 23...
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July 25, 2017 - 8:33 am
MLB-ROYALS-TIGERS Perez, Moustakas homer in 12th, Royals beat Tigers 5-3. DETROIT (AP) — Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas hit consecutive homers in the 12th inning, and the Kansas City Royals won their sixth straight game, 5-3 over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night. Hours after the Royals helped...
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July 25, 2017 - 3:46 am
MLB-ROYALS-TIGERS Perez, Moustakas homer in 12th, Royals beat Tigers 5-3. DETROIT (AP) — Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas hit consecutive homers in the 12th inning, and the Kansas City Royals won their sixth straight game, 5-3 over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night. Hours after the Royals helped...
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