Athlete contracts

November 03, 2018 - 6:50 pm
Tyson Chandler is going home. The Phoenix Suns are buying out Chandler's contract, a move that will allow the 18-year veteran — once he clears waivers — to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers. A person with direct knowledge of the situation confirmed the buyout plan to The Associated Press on Saturday...
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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to an Atlanta Braves batter during the first inning of Game 2 of a National League Division Series baseball game in Los Angeles. The Dodgers and three-time Cy Young Award winner Kershaw reached an agreement on a contract extension Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, that will keep the seven-time All-Star with the club through 2021. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
November 02, 2018 - 11:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Washington outfielder Bryce Harper and Boston closer Craig Kimbrel were among just seven free agents who received $17.9 million qualifying offers from their former clubs Friday, when Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw agreed to a $93 million, three-year contract rather than...
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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw reacts to a pitch during the eighth inning of Game 2 of the baseball team's National League Division Series against the Atlanta Braves in Los Angeles. Kershaw is staying with the Dodgers, agreeing to a $93 million, three-year contract that avoids free agency. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, FIle)
November 02, 2018 - 6:39 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw is staying with the Los Angeles Dodgers, agreeing to a $93 million, three-year contract after he initially opted out and chose free agency. The agreement was reached Friday, when Kershaw opted out of a $215 million, seven-year contract that had two seasons...
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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike looks toward the scoreboard after receiving treatment for a cut on the face during the second half in Game 3 of the WNBA basketball finals against the Minnesota Lynx in Los Angeles. The WNBA players have opted out of the current collective bargaining agreement that runs through October 2021, allows the players' union to start negotiating the new one now. "We look forward to our upcoming discussions and negotiating a new agreement with the league," the players' union, led by Ogwumike, said in a statement. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
November 01, 2018 - 7:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — WNBA players have exercised their right to terminate their collective bargaining agreement after the 2019 season, cutting the deal short by two years. The current labor contract started on March 5, 2014, and had been scheduled to run through October 2021 or the day after the last...
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Los Angeles Dodger general manager Farhan Zaidi talks as President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman, left, during a press conference, on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles (Scott Varley/The Orange County Register via AP)
November 01, 2018 - 7:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers are in ongoing negotiations with ace Clayton Kershaw, and they still need to resolve the future of manager Dave Roberts, too. According to president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman, the talks with Kershaw's camp are "ongoingly pleasant." The three-time NL Cy...
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw watches from the dugout during the ninth inning in Game 5 of the World Series baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
October 31, 2018 - 10:39 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers want some more time to consider their possible future together. The three-time NL Cy Young Award winner and the team agreed to extend the deadline on his opt-out decision by 40 hours until 1 p.m. PDT Friday. The team made the...
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Boston Red Sox fans cheer during a parade to celebrate the team's World Series championship over the Los Angeles Dodgers, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
October 31, 2018 - 9:59 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Confetti cannons boomed and huge crowds of fans cheered wildly on Wednesday as the Boston Red Sox rumbled through downtown aboard duck boats to mark the team's fourth World Series championship in the past 15 years. One of the team's championship trophies and team manager Alex Cora...
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price celebrates the end of the seventh inning in Game 5 of the World Series baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
October 31, 2018 - 12:04 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price will stay with the team he led to a World Series title, declining a contract option on Wednesday that would have enabled him to become a free agent. Price announced his decision on the field at Fenway Park before a victory parade, saying he came...
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New York Mets new general manager Brodie Van Wagenen poses at CitiField Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
October 30, 2018 - 9:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — At first, the New York Mets reached out to Brodie Van Wagenen simply for recommendations. Preparing to begin a general manager search last summer, Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon already had a long relationship with Van Wagenen and figured the powerful player agent could...
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The Boston Red Sox Chris Sale celebrates in the clubhouse after Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Red Sox won 5-1 to win the series 4 games to 1. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
October 30, 2018 - 8:05 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox have exercised their $15 million option for next season on ace left-hander Chris Sale. Sale will earn $15 million in the final season of a five-year contract he signed with the Chicago White Sox before the 2013 season that guaranteed $32.5 million, including a 2017 option...
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