Stories tagged: free agency
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 23, 2019
Curt Flood set off the free-agent revolution 50 years ago Tuesday with a 128-word, two-paragraph letter to baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn.
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019
Nobody does offseasons like the NBA. One day in, this one was astonishing.
Mon., July 1, 2019
The Miami Heat completed agreements on what will become a four-team trade Monday to land Butler from the Philadelphia 76ers, with the Los Angeles Clippers and Portland Trail Blazers also …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018
Carmelo Anthony signed a one-year, $2.4 million deal with the Houston Rockets on Monday.
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018
The Los Angeles Lakers announced the signing of LeBron James as a free agent Monday night, confirming the seismic shift created by the four-time NBA Most Valuable Player’s decision to …
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018
Yes, it will be thrilling when the Sonics return to Seattle but unless new policies are instituted, fans might not have much to cheer about based on the recent super …
UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018
The trend in NBA free agency this year: Most players are either staying put, or taking short-term deals that allow them to hit the market again next summer.
UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018
Two people familiar with the decision says LeBron James has informed the Cavaliers he’s declining his $35.6 million option for next season and is a free agent. James’ representatives informed …
Wed., June 27, 2018
The rumor mill is in overdrive, with nuggets such as these: LeBron James has looked at schools in Los Angeles, he’s not particularly fond of Houston and he’s hugging restaurant …
UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018
Tuesday’s NFL franchise tag deadline came and went without the Seahawks using it — the last time they have was in 2010 on kicker Olindo Mare.
Tue., Jan. 2, 2018
The Seahawks have 15 players listed as now potentially becoming unrestricted free agents with the 2017 season having concluded. That means they are technically under contract until the new league …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017
Chris Paul had a new home in Los Angeles and the potential for a $200 million contract with the Clippers. But he wasn’t sure he’d ever win there. He eventually …
Mon., July 3, 2017
Pat Riley saw this coming. Surveying the landscape going into free agency, the Miami Heat president had a clear sense that smarter spending was going to be the rule in …
UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017
Kyle Lowry is staying home, saying he wants to finish what he started in Toronto.
Fri., June 30, 2017
Hours before other teams could officially start trying to woo him away from the Los Angeles Clippers, Griffin agreed to terms on a five-year deal worth approximately $175 million to …
Thu., March 9, 2017
Everyone expected a free agency flurry when the NFL’s year began on Thursday. Predicting what happened with Brock Osweiler was beyond anyone’s projections.
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017
Angel McCoughtry isn’t going anywhere when she returns from her break from the WNBA.
Wed., March 9, 2016
Brock Osweiler left Denver. Doug Martin remained in Tampa.
Tue., March 8, 2016
With another major spike in the NFL’s salary cap, up about $12 million to $155.27 million, the spending spree that is free agency begins Wednesday.
Mon., March 7, 2016
Now comes the hardest week of the NFL calendar: Filling roster holes faster than they are made. It’s particularly difficult in Seattle, where success has made free-agent Seahawks players seem …
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016
Matt Forte won’t be returning to the Chicago Bears for a ninth season.
Wed., March 11, 2015
Nick Foles wasn’t Chip Kelly’s franchise quarterback after all. The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to send Foles to the St. Louis Rams for Sam Bradford in a stunning quarterback swap. …
Fri., July 11, 2014
Signing day arrived Thursday in the NBA, though the biggest free agents didn’t rush to grab their pens. Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh might be waiting on LeBron …
Sun., June 29, 2014
Dwyane Wade has made his choice. Chris Bosh is still mulling his. Either way, free agency for the Miami Heat is shaping up as an absolute circus. Wade (left in …
Fri., March 21, 2014
The Seattle Seahawks have been quiet more than a week into free agency, but could they be on the verge of making a big splash? Defensive end Jared Allen, a …
Tue., March 13, 2012
A person with knowledge of the negotiations says Randy Moss is back in the NFL with the San Francisco 49ers. ESPN first reported the move.
Sat., July 30, 2011
Nnamdi Asomugha had a tough choice: the New York Jets or the Dallas Cowboys? Then, the Philadelphia Eagles swooped in and snagged the biggest prize in this year’s free-agent frenzy.