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Altuve on deal: 'A very important day for me'

It’s hard to imagine the Astros winning the 2017 World Series without Jose Altuve, and now Houston fans will get to watch the heart and soul of their club for a long time to come. Altuve and the Astros formally agreed to a five-year contract extension Monday that will be worth $ 151 million and begin in 2020. The club ...

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Underappreciated? LeBron James calls Damian Lillard 'a superstar in our league'

Prior to Thursday night’s marquee matchup between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Portland Trail Blazers (On NBA League Pass, 10 ET), LeBron James had high praise for Damian Lillard. “That guy’s a superstar in our league and he’s showing it right now, James told reporters after Thursday’s shootaround. “He’s leading the team obviously where I don’t think a lot of people ...

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Cousins: Signing with Vikings 'a lifetime deal'

8:55 PM ET EAGAN, Minn. — Kirk Cousins not only reset the bar as the highest-paid player in NFL history when he inked a three-year, $ 84 million contract with the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday, he also set a new precedent for veteran players by signing a fully guaranteed deal. A contract of this magnitude — one that also contains ...

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