With the salary cap in the NBA ballooning larger and larger and free agents set to hit the market next summer looking for a huge payday, there’s a lot to talk about surrounding the changing landscape of the league. Let’s assume, for a minute, that Curry had real interest in signing for any team that wanted him in their jersey in 2017-18. The Atlanta Hawks should be able to clear enough space for Curry, if he would actually want to join forces with Dwight Howard.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) There's some uncertainty over who will run the Minnesota Vikings' new stadium after a dustup over the oversight authority's use of luxury suites culminated in the exit of two top officials. Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority chairwoman Michele Kelm-Helgen and executive director Ted Mondale resigned months after revelations that suite tickets were going to family and friends of top commissioners. But the saga isn't over. Republican lawmakers in Minnesota are pushing to shake up the stadium board - a move that could drastically change oversight of the $1.1 billion stadium as the state gears up to host the 2018 Super Bowl. Here's a look at what happened and what's coming
The Padres have reportedly signed free agent right-hander Jered Weaver to a one-year deal, according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports. The club was said to have offered Weaver a deal north of $1.75 million back in January, but Nightengale reports that the figure has increased to $3 million with no additional incentives. Weaver, 34, completed an 11-year track with the Angels in 2016. His performance was underwhelming, reaching a career-worst 5.06 ERA and -0.2 fWAR over 31 starts in Anaheim. While his numbers have been in steady decline since 2011, his leadership and ability to absorb innings should benefit a San Diego rotation that features Clayton Richard, Jhoulys Chacin and Trevor Cahill,