Contracts

In Booming QB Market, Kyler Murray Unlikely to Play For $5.5M

Murray’s agent reportedly pulled his initial proposal to the Cardinals, who still haven’t made an offer. Four QBs have gotten $40M/year contracts this offseason.

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Lakers, Rockets Discussing $95M Swap for Russell Westbrook and John Wall?

The Lakers and Rockets will reportedly revisit a trade swap involving two of the top-five paid players in the NBA.

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MLB Players’ Union Paid $50,000 to Minor Leaguers

After going to bat for minor leaguers during the MLB’s 99-day lockout, the players associations paid $50,000 to the unionized minor league this past November, according to the Associated Press.

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Lakers Miss the Postseason With 4th-Biggest Payroll

The 2021-22 Lakers spent $164.4 million this offseason. Are they the one of the biggest flops in NBA history?

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ESPN Brings Schefter and Woj Back on Big Deals

ESPN’s spending spree on top-tier sports media personalities continues, with NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski and NFL insider Adam Schefter the latest to re-sign.

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Colts Acquire Matt Ryan, Take On Remaining 2 Years, $52M

The Falcons traded QB Matt Ryan to the Colts in exchange for a third-round pick. The 14-year veteran earned $276 million with Atlanta and is the 11th-highest paid QB in the NFL.

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Kyrie’s Big Night Covers Up Nets’ Dicey Playoff Situation

Kyrie Irving recorded the most efficient 50-point game in NBA history. But he’s only eligible to play in five more games as the Nets fight for a playoff berth.

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Only A Title Might Satisfy Mitchell, Justify Jazz Spending

Utah allocated a ton of money to role players capable of winning a title. But will anything less convince Mitchell to stay in Salt Lake City?

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Luka Doncic Vindicating $207M Extension and Porzingis Trade

Since trading Kristaps Porzingis, Luka Doncic is averaging 35.4 points, 10.7 rebounds, and 6.6 assists with a 114.7 offensive rating — and the Mavs have won nine of 11.

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Can Giannis Grab This Season's Scoring Title, MVP, and Championship?

The Bucks’ success and long-term strategy rides on Giannis Antetokounmpo, who’s in the first year of his $228M supermax contract. He leads the NBA in PPG (29.4) after scoring 50 points on Tuesday.

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