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AP Source: Broncos, Gordon agree to two-year, $16M deal

ENGLEWOOD, Colorado (AP) — The Denver Broncos continued an impressive offseason haul Friday by agreeing to a two-year deal with former Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon.

A person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press that it’s worth $16 million with all but $2.5 million guaranteed. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because terms of the deal weren’t revealed.

The Broncos didn’t announce the deal but did tweet a clip of King Features comic strip character Flash Gordon, which is their new running back’s nickname.

Although his new deal is less than the $10

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Tom Brady signs with Buccaneers

UNDATED (AP) — Six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady has signed a two-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, saying he is embarking on a “new football journey.”

The 42-year-old quarterback who spent the first 20 years of his career with the New England Patriots announced his decision Friday in an Instagram post and thanked the Bucs for the opportunity.

The deal is worth $30 million per season.

The signing comes three days after Brady announced on social media that he would not return to New England, ending his historic run with the Patriots.

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Judge reveals he had collapsed lung, says rib improving

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge has revealed he had a collapsed lung that has healed and said his broken rib is improving.

Judge had a CT scan on Friday and he said it showed that a “pneumothorax came back completely gone.”

The Yankees announced two weeks ago that Judge had a stress fracture to his first right rib. Judge says the bone is “healing the way it should be.”

The 27-year-old didn’t played in any spring training games because of soreness in his right pectoral muscle and shoulder.

Saints, Peat agree on 5-year contract

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints free agent left guard Andrus Peat has agreed to a five-year contract keeping him in New Orleans and virtually ensuring the club’s entire 2019 starting offensive line would remain intact for the coming season.

Saints general manager Mickey Loomis announced the agreement Friday and disclosed the length of the deal.

A person familiar with the contract said it is worth a total of $57.5 million — an average of $11.5 million per season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because financial terms have not been released.

“There was some

AP Source: Broncos, Gordon agree to two-year, $16M deal

ENGLEWOOD, Colorado (AP) — The Denver Broncos continued an impressive offseason haul Friday by agreeing to a two-year deal with former Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon.

A person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press that it’s worth $16 million with all but $2.5 million guaranteed. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because terms of the deal weren’t revealed.

The Broncos didn’t announce the deal but did tweet a clip of King Features comic strip character Flash Gordon, which is their new running back’s nickname.

Although his new deal is less than the $10

AP Source: Broncos, Gordon agree to two-year, $16M deal

ENGLEWOOD, Colorado (AP) — The Denver Broncos continued an impressive offseason haul Friday by agreeing to a two-year deal with former Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon.

A person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press that it’s worth $16 million with all but $2.5 million guaranteed. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because terms of the deal weren’t revealed.

Although that’s less than the $10 million annually that Gordon turned down from the Chargers during an unsuccessful holdout for a long-term extension last season, it does allow him the opportunity to

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March 25

1934 — Horton Smith wins the first Masters, beating Craig Wood by one stroke.

1947 — Holy Cross, led by George Kaftan, defeats Oklahoma 58-47 in the NCAA basketball championship.

1958 — Sugar Ray Robinson regains the middleweight title for a record fifth time with a 15-round decision over Carmen Basilio.

1961 — Cincinnati ends Ohio State’s 32-game winning streak with a 70-65 win in the NCAA basketball championship. In the third-place game, St. Joseph’s beats Utah 127-120 in quadruple-overtime.

1967 — UCLA, led by sophomore Lew Alcindor’s 20 points, tops Dayton 79-64 for the NCAA

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March 23

1939 — Long Island University finishes the season undefeated after a 44-32 victory over Loyola of Chicago in the NIT championship.

1948 — Alex Groza and Ralph Beard combine for 26 points to lead Kentucky to a 58-42 win over Baylor in the NCAA basketball championship.

1956 — Bill Russell leads San Francisco to an 83-71 victory over Iowa in the NCAA basketball championship.

1957 — North Carolina defeats Wilt Chamberlain and Kansas in triple-overtime to win the NCAA men’s championship. The Tar Heels win 54-53 to finish the season with a perfect 32-0 record.

1968 — Lew Alcindor

Saints, Peat agree on 5-year contract

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints free agent left guard Andrus Peat has agreed to a five-year contract keeping him in New Orleans, general manager Mickey Loomis said Friday.

A person familiar with the contract said it is worth a total of $57.5 million — an average of $11.5 million per season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because financial terms have not been released.

The Saints drafted the 6-foot-7, 316-pound Peat 13th overall in 2015 out of Stanford, where he was a two-year starter at left tackle.

Peat’s versatility has been useful to New Orleans, which