Angels Extend Mike Trout Through 2020

The Angels signed Mike Trout to a six-year $144.5 million contract extension that will keep him in Los Angeles and Anaheim through 2020. It's not exactly Miguel Cabrera money, but Trout now has a long term, multi-million dollar deal that lasts into his year 29 season. Trout will then become a free agent and still be… » 3/29/14 1:30pm 3/29/14 1:30pm

How J.J. Redick's Abortion Contract Was Conceived

Tuesday, we brought you a 2007 confidentiality agreement between then-rookie J.J. Redick and model ex-girlfriend Vanessa Lopez, a bizarre contract that stipulated Redick would have to fake his relationship with Lopez in exchange for her getting an abortion. Today we've obtained more emails and documents showing the… » 7/25/13 4:20pm 7/25/13 4:20pm

The Alex Rodriguez Saga Is Turning Ugly

On Tuesday, Alex Rodriguez revealed to the world that he's been cleared to play in games again. Yankees GM Brian Cashman said A-Rod "should just shut the fuck up." Here's what Rodriguez is thinking: The Yankees should pay the fuck up. Because whether he plays again this season is a $22 million question. » 6/27/13 8:53am 6/27/13 8:53am

Here's Richard Pitino's Minnesota Contract, Complete With A Limit On…

Little Pitino has taken over for some pretty big names as he moves up the coaching ranks. First Isiah Thomas at FIU, and now Tubby Smith at Minnesota, where he was officially introduced today. Pitino has a six-year deal, and we've published his full and finalized contract below. Let's dive into the details. » 4/05/13 2:00pm 4/05/13 2:00pm

Tony Romo Gets All The Money

NFL.com reports that the Cowboys have locked up Tony Romo as their quarterback for the foreseeable future, signing him to a six-year deal worth $108 million. We all know NFL contracts are dirty lies, and the only thing that matters is guaranteed money. Romo gets $55 million guaranteed. Holy balls. » 3/29/13 4:49pm 3/29/13 4:49pm

The Play-By-Play Of Elvis Dumervil's Contract Mishap Sounds Pretty…

Yesterday, it appeared that Elvis Dumervil's failed contract negotiation with the Broncos was thwarted by a fax machine, a piece of technology rendered obsolete some 11 or 12 years ago by the advent of .pdf documents and email. It seemed like Dumervil was just another victim of the NFL's hard-assed resistance to… » 3/16/13 5:00pm 3/16/13 5:00pm

Reports: Joe Flacco—That Joe Flacco—Will Soon Be The Highest Paid…

Yep, Joe Flacco. The big-armed oaf. The doofy bridegroom. The guy whose dad said he was "dull" four times in two sentences five days before the Super Bowl. That guy. No, not the plumber who stripped the washers off your sink and left his wrench on your kitchen table—I mean the guy who backed up Tyler Palko at Pitt before … » 3/02/13 10:00am 3/02/13 10:00am

Tom Brady Signs With The Patriots For Well Under Market Value, But…

Peter King has the details: Tom Brady has signed a three-year contract extension with the Patriots that will run through the 2017 season, when he will be 40 years old. More than basically cementing Brady as a Patriot for life, the deal's a huge coup for New England—Brady is taking much less money that he'd get on the… » 2/25/13 5:15pm 2/25/13 5:15pm

Sean Payton Will Be Coaching The Saints For A Long Time

Cowboys fans were pre-disappointed last week, so this probably doesn't sting too badly: Two months after the NFL voided Sean Payton's contract with the Saints, sending fans in New Orleans into a gumbo-gobbling stress-eating binge, Payton has re-upped with the Saints for multiple years. Jay Glazer reports: » 12/29/12 9:30am 12/29/12 9:30am

Report: David Wright, Mets Reach Agreement On Largest Contract In Team …

At around 2 a.m. this morning, Ed Coleman of WFAN in New York reported that the Mets and superstar third baseman David Wright had agreed to a contract extension that will likely keep him in Queens for the remainder of his career. The deal is presumed to be for seven years and around $140 million, which would be north… » 11/30/12 2:40am 11/30/12 2:40am

How Gilbert Arenas Might Not Save The Knicks From Losing Jeremy Lin

The Rockets have verbally agreed to a three-year contract worth $24.5 million with restricted free agent Omer Asik, worth about $5 million each in years one and two, and climbing to a ridiculous $14 million in the final year. The Bulls, who have the opportunity to match the offer, would find themselves in luxury tax… » 7/02/12 11:05am 7/02/12 11:05am

J.R. Smith's Chinese Team Says He Skipped Nearly Every Single Practice

J.R. Smith couldn't get out of his CBA contract when the NBA lockout ended, but he sure as hell could make life as miserable as possible for his employers. Smith's sister sparked a pair of brawls with opposing fans (Stephanie Smith said of the second fight that she didn't start it "this time.") And according to the… » 6/22/12 10:25am 6/22/12 10:25am