Athlete contracts

FILE - In this June 12, 2017 file photo, Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant reacts after scoring against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second half of Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Durant has agreed to terms on a two-year deal worth about $53 million to remain with the Golden State Warriors. The deal calls for about $25 million in the first year with a player option for the second season. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the contract cannot be signed until Thursday, July 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
July 03, 2017 - 11:51 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The NBA Finals MVP gladly accepted a pay cut. One day shy of a year after announcing his decision to join the powerhouse Warriors, Kevin Durant took far less than he could have to help make sure they stay winners and chase more championships. KD agreed to terms Monday on a...
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FILE - In this April 1, 2017, file photo, Montreal Canadiens right wing Alexander Radulov celebrates his overtime goal during the team's NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Tampa, Fla. If Montreal lets Radulov test the market following a 54-point season, the 30-year-old Russian will almost certainly get a raise off a $5.75 million, one-year deal he signed to return to the NHL .(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
July 03, 2017 - 9:12 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Right winger Alexander Radulov got the richest contract given to an unrestricted free agent this offseason when he signed a $31.25 million, five-year deal with the Dallas Stars. Only after agreeing on terms with the Stars did Radulov get an offer from the Canadiens to stay in Montreal...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2017 file photo, Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant reacts after scoring against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second half of Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Durant has agreed to terms on a two-year deal worth about $53 million to remain with the Golden State Warriors. The deal calls for about $25 million in the first year with a player option for the second season. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the contract cannot be signed until Thursday, July 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
July 03, 2017 - 8:30 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The NBA Finals MVP gladly accepted a pay cut. One day shy of a year after announcing his decision to join the powerhouse Warriors, Kevin Durant took far less than he could have to help make sure they stay winners and chase more championships. KD agreed to terms Monday on a...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2017 file photo, Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant reacts after scoring against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second half of Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Durant has agreed to terms on a two-year deal worth about $53 million to remain with the Golden State Warriors. The deal calls for about $25 million in the first year with a player option for the second season. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the contract cannot be signed until Thursday, July 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
July 03, 2017 - 7:42 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — One day shy of a year after announcing his decision to join the powerful Warriors, Kevin Durant accepted a major pay cut to help make sure they stay winners and chase more championships. Durant wants to build a dynasty alongside Stephen Curry and Draymond Green, agreeing to...
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July 03, 2017 - 6:37 pm
A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Kevin Durant has agreed to terms on a two-year deal worth about $53 million to remain with the Golden State Warriors. The deal calls for about $25 million in the first year with a player option for the second season. The...
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FILE - In this April 1, 2017, file photo, Montreal Canadiens right wing Alexander Radulov celebrates his overtime goal during the team's NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Tampa, Fla. If Montreal lets Radulov test the market following a 54-point season, the 30-year-old Russian will almost certainly get a raise off a $5.75 million, one-year deal he signed to return to the NHL .(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
July 03, 2017 - 5:36 pm
Even though Alexander Radulov took 48 hours into NHL free agency to find a home, it was very much worth the wait. Radulov on Monday became the richest player in a restrained market by signing a $31.25 million, five-year deal with the Dallas Stars. The 30-year-old Russian winger left the Canadiens...
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FILE - In this March 19, 2017, file photo, Florida Panthers' Jaromir Jagr skates in the team's NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh. Making official what was suspected for some time, the Panthers revealed Saturday, July 1, 2017, that they're going in a different direction without the future sure-fire Hall of Fame forward. So on a day dominated by free-agent signings–like adding forwards Evgeny Dadonov, Radim Vrbata and Micheal Haley–the biggest news out of Florida was that Jagr is no longer in the Panthers' plans. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
July 03, 2017 - 2:02 am
A busy weekend to kick off NHL free agency has left a few prominent players still looking for landing spots, and teams still needing to fill some holes. The leftover list is a who's who of stars from previous decades, notably Jaromir Jagr and Jarome Iginla, while Montreal is working to bring back...
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In this April 28, 2017, photo, Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap (4) shoots against Washington Wizards forward Jason Smith (14) in the first half of an NBA playoff basketball game in Atlanta. A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday, July 2, that Paul Millsap has agreed to terms with the Denver Nuggets on a three-year deal worth $90 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the contract cannot be signed until Thursday. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
July 03, 2017 - 12:19 am
The Denver Nuggets have been chasing starry veterans the last two years, determined to add experience and firepower to a promising young core. They finally landed a big one Sunday, agreeing to terms with four-time All-Star Paul Millsap on a three-year deal worth $90 million, a person with knowledge...
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In this April 28, 2017, photo, Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap (4) shoots against Washington Wizards forward Jason Smith (14) in the first half of an NBA playoff basketball game in Atlanta. A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday, July 2, that Paul Millsap has agreed to terms with the Denver Nuggets on a three-year deal worth $90 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the contract cannot be signed until Thursday. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
July 02, 2017 - 11:49 pm
The Denver Nuggets have been chasing starry veterans for several years, determined to add experience and firepower to a promising young core. They finally landed a big one Sunday, agreeing to terms with four-time All-Star Paul Millsap on a three-year deal worth $90 million, a person with knowledge...
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July 02, 2017 - 11:24 pm
A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Paul Millsap has agreed to terms with the Denver Nuggets on a three-year deal worth $90 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the contract cannot be signed until Thursday. The 32-year-old Millsap gives...
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