February 24, 2008
Baseball ASTROS -- Agreed to one-year contract with OF Michael Bourn. RAYS -- Agreed to one-year contract with P Jason Hammel. Football BEARS -- Signed QB Rex Grossman to one-year contract. Hockey MAPLE LEAFS -- Signed F Alex Steen to two-year contract extension. WILD -- Signed D Nick Schultz to six-year contract extension.
November 9, 2007
Moves Football BILLS -- Placed TE Derek Schouman on IR. CHIEFS -- Signed OT Jason Capizzi to practice squad. JAGUARS -- Waived TE Isaac Smolko. Re-signed WR Chad Owens to practice squad. Colleges FLORIDA STATE -- Signed men's basketball coach Leonard Hamilton to contract extension through 2011-12 season. FORDHAM -- Signed men's basketball coach Dereck Whittenburg to contract extension through 2012-13 season. TEXAS SOUTHERN -- Fired football coach Steve Wilson. Named DeChon Burns interim coach.
May 26, 2012
Adam Jones is officially the owner of the largest contract in Orioles history and is the second-highest-paid center fielder in the big leagues. Jones agreed to a six-year, $85.5 million contract extension Saturday, which will keep him in an Orioles uniform through 2018. According to an industry source, the contract has performance escalators that could make it worth $91.5 million total. The annual average value will be $14.25 million - also a team record. Jones, who is making $6.15 million this season, will receive a $2 million signing bonus now. He then will receive: $8.5 million in 2013 (which would have been his final year of arbitration)
October 6, 1999
BaseballAthletics: Signed DH John Jaha to two-year, $6 million contract extensionBrewers: Named Greg Riddoch director of player development.BasketballBucks: Signed G/F Galen Young and G Brandon Williams.SuperSonics: Signed F Rickie Winslow.CollegesVirginia Tech: Signed Jim Weaver, athletic director, to five-year contract extension.FootballCowboys: Signed RB Robert Chancey and OL Ben Fricke. Waived RB Sherman Williams. Placed OL Tony Hutson (knee) on IR.HockeyCanucks: Re-signed D Adrian Aucoin to two-year, $3.1 million contract.
December 24, 1993
BaseballColorado Rockies -- Agreed to terms with IF Jim Tatum on a minor-league contract.New York Mets -- Named Mookie Wilson roving minor-league instructor and community liaison.Oakland Athletics -- Agreed to a one-year contract with P Dave Righetti.Philadelphia Phillies -- Tentatively agree to a $24.9 million, four-year contract extension that runs through 1998 with OF Lenny Dykstra.Basketball0 Cleveland Cavaliers -- Signed F Rod Higgins.CollegeCalifornia -- Extended the contract of head football coach Keith Gilbertson through the 1998 season.