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Blackhawks agree to entry-level deal with D Nolan Allan

Sep. 16, 2021 22:06 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to an entry-level contract with defenseman Nolan Allan, their first-round pick in this year's NHL draft. The team announced the deal on Thursday. The three-year contract runs through the 2023-24 season and carries an...

Alex Morgan: New contract must not cut existing compensation

Sep. 15, 2021 17:02 PM EDT

Alex Morgan says the U.S. women's national team needs to make sure players aren't losing any of their existing compensation under the identical contract proposals the U.S. Soccer Federation has made to both the men's and women's teams. But the team is hopeful for a new...

Show not tell: Cardinals LB Jones proving worth on field

Sep. 15, 2021 15:27 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals linebacker Chandler Jones insisted he wasn't seeing dollar signs dance through his brain after he made his third sack, fourth sack and then fifth during a spectacular performance in Week 1. “I was more of thinking about getting...

Blues re-sign Tyler Bozak to $750,000, 1-year contract

Sep. 15, 2021 12:47 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tyler Bozak re-signed with the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday, inking a one-year deal worth the veteran minimum of $750,000. Bozak, now 35, was with the Blues in 2019 when they won the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history. He put up 13...

Giants' Jones looks to extend unbeaten streak vs. Washington

Sep. 15, 2021 12:41 PM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Even if Daniel Jones knows why he has been so successful in his career against Washington, the New York Giants quarterback wants no part of sharing that insight. Each game is different, Jones insists, yet he's 4-0 against Washington and 4-19...

US Soccer says it has offered men, women identical contracts

Sep. 14, 2021 18:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Soccer Federation said it had offered identical contract proposals Tuesday to the players' associations for the men's and women's national teams, and the governing body said it would refuse to agree to a deal in which World Cup prize money is not equalized. ...

Aaron Gordon, Nuggets agree to 4-year, $92 million extension

Sep. 14, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Forward Aaron Gordon and the Denver Nuggets have agreed on a four-year, $92 million contract extension. His agent, Calvin Andrews, confirmed the contract to The Associated Press on Tuesday. The deal contains a player option for Gordon for the ’25-26...

Jimmy Vesey among 3 vets signed by Devils to tryout deals

Sep. 14, 2021 14:41 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Former New York Rangers forward Jim Vesey is among three players the New Jersey Devils have signed to tryout contracts. The Devils also announced Tuesday the signings of center Mark Jankowski and defenseman Tyler Wotherspoon. They will join the team...

Injuries to Verrett, Mostert put damper on 49ers win

Sep. 13, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

After a 2020 season that was derailed by injuries, the 2021 season got off to a worrying start for the San Francisco 49ers. While there were plenty of positives from a season-opening 41-33 win at Detroit on Sunday from the return of edge rushers Nick Bosa and Dee Ford to...

AP source: Lattimore, Saints agree on 5-year extension

Sep. 12, 2021 22:33 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — New Orleans Saints top cornerback Marshon Lattimore, the 11th overall draft choice in 2017, has agreed to a five-year extension worth in the range of $97 million, a person familiar with the situation said. The person spoke to The Associated...