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Curry lands second $200M contract of career with Warriors

Aug. 03, 2021 20:36 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry has landed the second $200 million-plus contract of his career, reaching agreement on a $215 million, four-year extension with the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday that takes him through the 2025-26 season. Curry's agent, Jeff Austin...

AP source: Ish Smith agrees to 2-year deal with Hornets

Aug. 03, 2021 19:27 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets have agreed to a two-year deal with free agent guard Ish Smith, according to a person familiar with the situation. The deal includes a team option for the second year of the contract. Financial terms were not available. The...

Healthy Sanu providing leadership in 2nd stint with 49ers

Aug. 03, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Mohamed Sanu is thrilled to have a second chance with the San Francisco 49ers. His fellow wide receivers might be even more excited to have their favorite resource back. “I love Mo,” Brandon Aiyuk said. “Mo is...

Vikings release CB Jeff Gladney after assault indictment

Aug. 03, 2021 17:37 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings cornerback Jeff Gladney was indicted Tuesday by a Texas grand jury for felony assault of a woman he was previously in a relationship with, and the team released him about five hours later. “We take these matters very seriously and...

Rubio's trade to Cavs official as he drops 38 in loss to US

Aug. 03, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ricky Rubio's Olympics ended on the same day his time with the Cavaliers began. The veteran point guard was acquired in a trade with Minnesota that was finalized on Tuesday, filling one of the Cavs' biggest needs. Cleveland sent...

AP source: DeRozan agrees to $85 million deal with Bulls

Aug. 03, 2021 18:29 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls made another major upgrade, acquiring high-scoring small forward DeMar DeRozan a day after adding point guard Lonzo Ball. The Bulls agreed Tuesday to a three-year, $85 million contract with DeRozan as part of a sign-and-trade with San...

Browns LB Walker out with knee injury, Owusu-Koramoah back

Aug. 03, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns dodged their first major injury of this season. Starting middle linebacker Anthony Walker Jr. will not need surgery, but is expected to miss an extended period with a right knee injury sustained on a noncontact play in training camp Monday....

After Jones' trade, Ridley is Falcons' new go-to receiver

Aug. 03, 2021 14:33 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Calvin Ridley doesn't sound worried about his new role as the go-to receiver for the Atlanta Falcons. “I think I’m ready for that role, more than ready for that role,” Ridley said after Tuesday's first practice of training camp in full...

Sabres hire ex-captain Peca as minor league assistant coach

Aug. 03, 2021 11:26 AM EDT

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Former Buffalo Sabres captain Michael Peca is rejoining the organization after being hired on Tuesday to become an assistant coach of the team’s American Hockey League affiliate in Rochester, New York. The 47-year-old Peca still lives in the...

Kyle Lowry, Chris Paul move quickly in NBA free agency

Aug. 03, 2021 06:34 AM EDT

Point guards got big money to open the NBA's free agency period. Kyle Lowry is headed to the Miami Heat, Lonzo Ball is on his way to the Chicago Bulls, while Phoenix's Chris Paul and Utah's Mike Conley landed lucrative deals to remain with their current teams. The...