Bears coach Matt Nagy: RB Tarik Cohen likely faces torn ACL in right knee

Cohen signed a three-year, $17.3 million contract extension last week. | AP Photos Cohen was having a solid bounce-back season before suffering what is probably a season-ending injury. Bears running back Tarik Cohen’s season is likely over after he suffered what the team believes is a torn ACL in his right knee during the 30-26 […]

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Cam Newton is playing for his legacy, not money – Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman and Stephen A. Smith react to New England Patriots QB Cam Newton saying a contract extension with the Pats is "the least of his worries." #FirstTake #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ http://espnplus.com/youtube ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ […]

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Robert Woods agrees to four-year contract extension with Rams

The Rams on Friday agreed to terms with receiver Robert Woods on a four-year contract extension, the team announced. Terms were not disclosed. Woods is the third Rams player to receive an extension in the last two weeks. Cornerback Jalen Ramsey signed a five-year, $105-million deal, and receiver Cooper Kupp signed a three-year deal that […]

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Rams looking to throw money, and passes, in Robert Woods’ direction

The Rams gave receiver Cooper Kupp a significant contract extension last week, and coach Sean McVay indicated Thursday that receiver Robert Woods was up next. Kupp, 27, received a three-year extension on the eve of the season opener that could be worth as much as $48 million. Woods, 28, has outperformed the five-year, $34-million contract […]

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Allen Robinson insists contract issue won’t be a distraction

Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson said the lack of a contract extension will not impact his focus or approach this season. “It’s my job,” he said. “to play well on Sundays and help my offense and help my team get better every week and win games.” | Paul Sancya/AP Photos Bears coach Matt Nagy confident […]

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Halas Intrigue Episode 117: The Emergency Allen Robinson Podcast

The Bears and Allen Robinson don’t appear to be close to a contract extension. | Nam Y. Huh/AP What’s the next step as the Bears’ relationship with Allen Robinson appears to be hitting the rocks. Patrick Finley, Mark Potash and Jason Lieser break down Allen Robinson’s contract stalemate and the Bears wide receiver being at […]

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As contract talks stall, Bears WR Allen Robinson requests trade: source

Allen Robinson is in the final season of a three-year, $42 million contract. | AP Photos The Bears’ best offensive player would’ve preferred to go into this season with a contract extension, but it hasn’t happened. Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson has wanted a long-term contract with the team and has talked openly about it […]

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Toronto Raptors, coach Nick Nurse agree to contract extension

Nick Nurse would have been in the final year of his contract next season. The Toronto Raptors weren’t about to let that happen with their coach. Nurse and the Raptors announced a multiyear extension Tuesday, without divulging the terms. In his two seasons with Toronto, Nurse won the 2019 NBA championship and led the Raptors […]

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Former Chicago firefighter fined $2,000 for violating city’s ethics ordinance

Thomas Wagner was a Chicago firefighter when he helped draft bid documents for a contract that eventually went to Pittsburg-based Simulation Live Training Solutions. Wagner accepted a job with that company. | Sun-Times file Board of Ethics Chairman William Conlon said the fine would have been higher if not for the extenuating circumstances: “This guy […]

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Keenan Allen is Chargers’ money receiver, and that pays off for all

He had just signed a four-year contract extension worth up to $80.1 million. So, how did Keenan Allen celebrate this week? “I had a little splurge,” Allen said Thursday. “Not really a splurge, but a Taco Tuesday mixed with a little margarita, you know.” A toast certainly was earned, the new deal giving Allen the […]

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Tyrod Taylor ready to start Chargers’ hopeful march to playoff spot

He signed a two-year contract in March of 2019 to join a team with a starting quarterback expected to last at least two more years. Tyrod Taylor walked into his introductory news conference two days later and announced he would do whatever was asked of him to help make the Chargers better. “I didn’t think […]

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City Council ratifies firefighters contract

A new contract for Chicago firefighters was approved Wednesday by the City Council. | Sun-Times file Rank-and-file firefighters and paramedics will get a 10% pay raise over four years, all but 2.5% retroactive. In exchange, the city pays $95 million in back pay but gets higher health care contributions, saving $10 million. Chicago firefighters will […]

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Samsung wins $6.6 billion 5G contract from Verizon

Samsung has inked a $6.6 billion contract to help American communications firm Verizon build its fifth-generation wireless network. The South Korean telecom giant will provide New York-based Verizon with network equipment along with installation and maintenance under the contract signed Friday, Samsung said in a Monday regulatory filing. The pact will run through the end […]

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Do the Bears have buyer’s remorse on high-priced backup QB Nick Foles?

The Bears traded a fourth-round pick and committed to a three-year, $24 million contract to. get Foles. Now he’s their backup. | AP Photos There were cheaper options available, but the Bears thought Foles was just the right guy. In the end, he couldn’t beat out Mitch Trubisky for the starting job, This doesn’t seem […]

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Texans QB Deshaun Watson agrees to 4-year, $160M extension | SportsCenter

Jeremy Fowler joins SportsCenter to discuss QB Deshaun Watson agreeing to a 4-year contract extension worth $160M with the Houston Texans. #SportsCenter #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: http://es.pn/YouTubeTV […]

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Trump’s ‘soldier’ Peter Navarro defends tactics amid questions about temperament, contracts

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Thursday defended his federal contract decisions after the House Oversight Committee opened a probe into his negotiations the day before. His comments followed a Wednesday report from The Washington Post alleging the trade adviser has a “harsh manner and disregard for protocol” that has “alienated numerous colleagues, corporate executives and prominent Republicans,” […]

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Kings sign Austin Wagner to three-year contract extension

The Kings signed forward Austin Wagner to a three-year contract extension worth $1.133 million in annual average value, the team announced Tuesday, locking up the 23-year-old restricted free agent through the 2022-23 season. Of the organization’s nine remaining restricted free agents this offseason, Wagner has the most NHL experience, with 32 points in 127 games. […]

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Infielder Yolmer Sanchez joins White Sox

Getty The White Sox purchased the contract of infielder Yolmer Sánchez from the Schaumburg training facility Monday and designated infielder Ryan Goins for assignment. The White Sox purchased the contract of infielder Yolmer Sánchez from the Schaumburg training facility Monday and designated infielder Ryan Goins for assignment. Sánchez, 28, was signed by the Sox as […]

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Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey makes $1-million donation to school

He is in line for a historic contract extension, but Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey is not waiting to make significant charitable contributions. Ramsey on Wednesday pledged a $1-million donation to Purpose Preparatory Academy, a kindergarten-fourth grade school in Nashville, where he grew up. “I chose to support Purpose Prep because it is important for every […]

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Blackhawks offseason preview: NHL draft, Corey Crawford contract top Hawks’ to-do list

A new contract for Corey Crawford, or another solution to the goaltending situation, is the Hawks’ biggest of many problems this offseason. | AP Photo/Bill Kostroun Corey Crawford, Dylan Strome, Dominik Kubalik, Drake Caggiula and Slater Koekkoek all have expiring contracts to sort out. In his 11 years as Blackhawks general manager, Stan Bowman has […]

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El Salvador hires, then fires, lobbyist booming under Trump

El Salvador’s government signed a $450,000 contract to hire a well-connected Washington lobbyist — only to immediately back away from the deal By JOSHUA GOODMAN Associated Press Writer August 21, 2020, 4:53 PM 5 min read MIAMI — El Salvador’s government signed a $450,000 contract to hire a well-connected Washington lobbyist — only to immediately […]

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Ex-CIA officer in spy case called ‘extreme flight risk’

A former CIA officer and contract linguist for the FBI accused of giving China classified information must remain detained because the trained spy is an “extreme flight risk,” U.S. prosecutors said. Alexander Yuk Ching Ma was scheduled for a detention hearing Thursday. But his federal defender asked for a postponement, saying an arranged phone call […]

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Why isn’t Mookie Betts leading off for the Dodgers?

When the Dodgers acquired Mookie Betts in February and signed him to a 12-year contract extension the day before opening day, the assumption was the club would plug Betts into the leadoff spot and enjoy the dividends. There wasn’t a reason to think differently. Betts became one of the best players in the world leading […]

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Pat McAfee loves Patrick Mahomes’ contract, thinks Cam Newton’s charisma is ‘beautiful’ | Get Up

Pat McAfee joins Mike Greenberg on Get Up to react to Patrick Mahomes’ huge contract and Cam Newton’s potential personality clashes with Bill Belichick. #GetUp #NFL #Sports ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN […]

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Rams’ Jalen Ramsey perturbed by repeated questions about impending contract extension

An impending contract extension expected to make him the highest-paid player at his position in NFL history is not on Jalen Ramsey’s mind. The Rams’ star cornerback made that clear Tuesday during a videoconference with reporters that included Ramsey walking out after fielding several questions about the subject — and then returning to explain his […]

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Joey Bosa agrees to terms on contract extension with Chargers

General manager Tom Telesco said he didn’t want to discuss contract matters Monday during a pre-training camp media session with local reporters. Barely 24 hours later, the Chargers and defensive end Joey Bosa agreed on a contract extension. According to ESPN, it’s a five-year, $135-million extension that includes $102 million in guarantees, the most in […]

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