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Saban calls out Texas A&M for using NIL deals to buy players

May. 19, 2022 02:25 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban called out Texas A&M on Wednesday night for “buying” players in its top-ranked recruiting class with name, image and likeness deals, saying Crimson Tide football players earned more than $3 million last year “the right way.” ...

US Soccer equalizes pay in milestone with women, men

May. 18, 2022 22:35 PM EDT

The U.S. Soccer Federation reached milestone agreements to pay its men's and women's teams equally, making the American national governing body the first in the sport to promise both sexes matching money. The federation on Wednesday announced separate collective bargaining...

Injured Luke Jackson, Braves go to salary arbitration

May. 18, 2022 18:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Luke Jackson, sidelined for the season by Tommy John surgery, had his lockout-delayed salary arbitration hearing with the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday. Jackson asked for a raise from $1.9 million to $4 million, and the Braves argued for $3.6 million. The case was...

EXPLAINER: US Soccer's equal pay play and what it means

May. 18, 2022 18:06 PM EDT

The U.S. Soccer Federation has agreed to pay its men’s and women’s national teams equally in a historic move that was years in the making. The collective bargaining agreements announced Wednesday include identical pay structures and equal distribution of World...

Augustana hockey starting in 2023-24, will play in CCHA

May. 18, 2022 18:04 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Augustana University will be a member of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association when it starts its Division I men's program in 2023-24. The CCHA board of directors voted unanimously Wednesday to bring in the Vikings as the league's ninth member. ...

Jets sign Garrett Wilson; all 3 1st-rounders under contract

May. 18, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets signed wide receiver Garrett Wilson to a four-year, $20.55 million deal Wednesday, the last of the team's three first-round draft picks to get under contract. Wilson was the No. 10 overall pick last month out of Ohio State. He's expected to be an...

Chargers sign defensive lineman Morgan Fox

May. 18, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers continued the offseason rebuild of their defense by signing defensive lineman Morgan Fox on Wednesday. Fox will be entering his seventh year in the league. He spent his first five seasons with the Rams (2016-20) before going to the...

Giants sign 4 defensive players, release 4 others

May. 18, 2022 13:20 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants added four defensive players to their roster, including three who have previously worked with members of the coaching staff. The Giants announced the signings of end Jalyn Holmes, safety Henry Black and cornerbacks Maurice Canady and...

Eagles, cornerback James Bradberry agree on 1-year deal

May. 18, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles strengthened their secondary, agreeing on a one-year contract with veteran cornerback James Bradberry on Wednesday. Bradberry, who made the Pro Bowl in 2020, was released by the New York Giants on May 9 for salary reasons. He would have...

Correa returns to Twins from IL; rookie Lewis sent back down

May. 18, 2022 11:43 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Minnesota Twins reinstated shortstop Carlos Correa from the injured list on Wednesday before their game at Oakland and sent thriving rookie Royce Lewis back to Triple-A St. Paul. Correa missed 11 games with a bruised right middle finger, after a pitch hit...