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AP source: Mavericks boost Nowitzki's deal to $50 million

AP source: Mavericks boost Nowitzki's deal to $50 million

DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki has signed his contract with Dallas, & a person with knowledge of the deal says it's worth more than the original agreement.

The 38-year-old star who has spent all 18 of his seasons with the Mavericks signed a two-year, $50 million contract on Wednesday – $10 million more than the deal struck before contracts could be signed. The person with knowledge of the contract provided terms to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because they weren't released.

After playing for two years on a hometown discount at roughly $8 million per season, Nowitzki will be the highest-paid Dallas player at $25 million in 2016-17. Free agent addition Harrison Barnes, who signed a four-year, $94 million contract, will make approximately $22 million next season.

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AP source: Mavericks boost Nowitzki's deal to $50 million

AP source: Mavericks boost Nowitzki's deal to $50 million

DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki has signed his contract with Dallas, & a person with knowledge of the deal says it's worth more than the original agreement.

The 38-year-old star who has spent all 18 of his seasons with the Mavericks signed a two-year, $50 million contract on Wednesday – $10 million more than the deal struck before contracts could be signed. The person with knowledge of the contract provided terms to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because they weren't released.

After playing for two years on a hometown discount at roughly $8 million per season, Nowitzki will be the highest-paid Dallas player at $25 million in 2016-17. Free agent addition Harrison Barnes, who signed a four-year, $94 million contract, will make approximately $22 million next season.

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AP source: Jets, QB Ryan Fitzpatrick agree to 1-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Fitz Magic has returned & – voila! – the New York Jets are heading into training camp with their starting quarterback under contract.

Finally.

The Jets & Ryan Fitzpatrick agreed to terms on a one-year deal Wednesday night, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The deal, worth $12 million guaranteed & could increase to $15 million in incentives, ends months of speculation & uncertainty at the team's most vital position.

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AP source: Mavericks boost Nowitzki's deal to $50 million

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AP source: McCollum agrees to 4-year extension with Blazers

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AP source: Yanks discussing deal to send Chapman to Cubs

NEW YORK (AP) — Aroldis Chapman & the rest of the New York Yankees dressed in their Sunday best for a flight to Houston following a 5-2 win over the San Francisco Giants that completed a 6-4 homestand.

Who returns in 10 days is unclear.

New York was discussing a trade that would send Chapman to the Chicago Cubs as part of a swap that would bring 19-year-old shortstop prospect Gleyber Torres to the Yankees, a person familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because talks were ongoing & New York owner Hal Steinbrenner had not made any final decision.

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AP source: Yanks discussing deal to send Chapman to Cubs

NEW YORK (AP) — Aroldis Chapman & the rest of the New York Yankees dressed in their Sunday best for a flight to Houston following a 5-2 win over the San Francisco Giants that completed a 6-4 homestand.

Who returns in 10 days is unclear.

New York was discussing a trade that would send Chapman to the Chicago Cubs as part of a swap that would bring 19-year-old shortstop prospect Gleyber Torres to the Yankees, a person familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because talks were ongoing & New York owner Hal Steinbrenner had not made any final decision.

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AP source: Mavs have deal with Nowitzki, will add Seth Curry

AP source: Mavs have deal with Nowitzki, will add Seth Curry

DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki's new contract will donate the Dallas forward a chance spend 20 seasons with the only franchise he has ever played for.

The Mavericks & Nowitzki have reached agreement on a two-year, $40 million contract, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because contracts can't be signed until late Wednesday night Central time. Nowitzki will have a player option in the second year.

The person moreover said the Mavericks have agreed to a two-year, $6 million contract with free agent guard Seth Curry, the younger brother of two-time MVP Stephen Curry.

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Manziel rep: Attorney who sent errant text to AP resigns

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AP source: Irving, Barnes finish US Olympic basketball team

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