NBA Contracts: Few will argue that Rajon Rondo has the best contract in the NBA (5 years, $55 million). That’s excellent value for one of the 10 best players in the league. But we’ll disagree that Matt Barnes (2 years, $9 million) has the third best deal in the league. A smart move by the Lakers? Certainly. But not Top 10 worthy. Two names missing from the worst contract list: Troy Murphy (his expires next summer) and Andrew Bynum (4 years, $58 million). The latter has been pivotal during LA’s two title runs – during the regular season. He’s been inconsistent and perpetually-injured in the postseason. The upside is that he’s only 22. [Oklahoman]
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Blast from the past.
He’s a blur.
Kickers have feelings.
The Yankees have offered to pay for Dwight Gooden to go to rehab should he need it.
The Texas Rangers have released Josh Hamilton.
The Cleveland Browns need to trade Josh Gordon while they still can.
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