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Giants agree to terms with budding star linebacker Bobby Okereke: report

The New York Giants had a need at middle linebacker, and like many others teams on Monday, they snatched one off the free-agent market.  Former Indianapolis Colts star linebacker Bobby Okereke reportedly agreed to a four-year, $40 million deal with the Giants with $22 million fully guaranteed.  All deals agreed to can be signed once the new league year begins on March 15. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM The 26-year-old Stanford product… [...]

Chiefs make surprising move agreeing to massive contract for Jawaan Taylor: reports

The Kansas City Chiefs are moving on from their own free agent offensive tackle Orlando Brown as former Jacksonville Jaguars tackle Jawaan Taylor agreed to terms on a massive deal to join the Super Bowl champions. Taylor is expected to sign a deal worth $80 million over the next four seasons with the Chiefs, and $60 million of that is guaranteed, according to NFL Network.  While the Chiefs were in desperate need of filling their… [...]

Yankees great, 3-time All-Star Joe Pepitone dead at 82

Joe Pepitone, a three-time All-Star who was a staple of the 1960s New York Yankees, has died at 82.  The Yankees announced Pepitone's passing in an official statement. "The Yankees are deeply saddened by the passing of former Yankee Joe Pepitone, whose playful and charismatic personality and on-field contributions made him a favorite of generations of Yankees fans even beyond his years with the team in the 1960s. As a native New Yorker, he embraced… [...]

Dick Fosbury, Olympic gold medalist who revolutionized high jump with 'Fosbury Flop,' dead at 76

Dick Fosbury, an Olympic gold medalist high jumper known for revamping the technical discipline of the sport, died Sunday, his publicist said. He was 76. Fosbury died after a recurrence of lymphoma, his publicist Ray Schulte said. The Oregon native was known for introducing the "Fosbury Flop" to the world of high jump. In the 1968 Olympics, he used the revolutionary move to win a gold medal over fellow America Ed Caruthers and the Soviet… [...]

South Carolina No. 1 overall seed in NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament

Dawn Staley has South Carolina six wins away from finishing off a historic season. The Gamecocks are looking to become the 10th women's basketball team to go undefeated for an entire season as the they enter the NCAA Tournament as the No. 1 overall seed. Staley's squad has been challenged a few times this year but has always pulled through. The defending national champions will play Norfolk State in the first round of the tournament,… [...]

Japanese pitching prospect gifts Czech player candy after hitting him with pitch

The Czech Republic had a rough go at the World Baseball Classic this year as they were eliminated by Australia after an 8-3 loss and finished pool play with a 1-3 record. Czech Republic players got to face some of the best players in the world and left Tokyo with an experience of a lifetime, even if there were some bumps and bruises along the way. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM William… [...]

Tigers sign Nicaraguan pitcher who dominated MLB All-Stars in World Baseball Classic

The Dominican Republic defeated Nicaragua like they were supposed to, 6-1, in the World Baseball Classic on Monday to win their first game of the tournament. But the biggest story came from the losing team.  Nicaragua's Duque Hebbert stole the show in the top of the ninth inning when he took the mound and struck out MLB All-Stars Juan Soto, Julio Rodriguez and Rafael Devers. That performance led the Detroit Tigers to offer the 21-year-old a… [...]

Panthers agree to deals with Vonn Bell, Shy Tuttle: reports

Cincinnati Bengals veteran safety Vonn Bell is headed to Carolina, according to multiple reports.  Bell, who spent the last three seasons in Cincinnati, agreed to terms with the Panthers on Monday, according to multiple reports. The exact terms of the deal were not reported. After three seasons with the New Orleans Saints, Bell signed a three-year, $18 million contract with the Bengals in 2018. 49ERS ADD SAM DARNOLD TO QUARTERBACK MIX FOR 2023 SEASON: REPORT… [...]

NFL fans hold their collective breath as Aaron Rodgers decision looms

Aaron Rodgers has yet to come to a decision as to what he wants to do for the 2023 season and beyond. Signs appeared to point to Rodgers getting traded to the New York Jets from the Green Bay Packers in a deal that would change the landscape for both franchises. While Caesars Sportsbook’s Trey Wingo tweeted Monday the deal was "done" and SNY reported on Saturday a deal was "essentially done," other NFL journalists… [...]

Falcons, Jessie Bates III agree to terms on lucrative 4-year deal: report

The Atlanta Falcons continue to make big moves as the free agency period opens in the NFL, and a key defensive piece has reportedly agreed to terms on a new deal. Former Cincinnati Bengals standout safety Jessie Bates III has agreed to a four-year deal worth $64.02 million with $36 million guaranteed, according to NFL Network. Bates, 26, has excelled as the Bengals' free safety since he was drafted in the second round of the… [...]

Dolphins sign former Jets backup QB Mike White to two-year deal: reports

New York Jets backup quarterback Mike White, who won over the fan base late in the season following another tumultuous year for Zach Wilson, is heading to an AFC East rival.  White, 27, and the Miami Dolphins agreed to a two-year deal worth up to $16 million on Monday, according to ESPN.  The Florida native went 1-3 as a starter in New York, throwing for 1,192 yards, three touchdowns and four interceptions, but he was… [...]

49ers add Sam Darnold to quarterback mix for 2023 season: report

The San Francisco 49ers have added another quarterback to their expected open competition for the 2023 season. Sam Darnold, the third overall pick of the 2018 NFL Draft by the New York Jets, is reportedly heading to San Fran on a one-year deal, per ESPN.  Darnold enters a competition with Brock Purdy, "Mr. Irrelevant" in last year's NFL Draft who wowed everyone with his success in a starting role last season, and Trey Lance, the… [...]

Patrick Peterson agrees to 2-year pact with Steelers in surprise move: report

Eight-time Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson has reportedly agreed to a deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to multiple reports.  Peterson, a three-time All-Pro in his 12 NFL seasons, wished to play two more years in the league. Still doing so at a high level, ESPN says the Steelers’ deal will fulfill that wish for him.  Peterson has spent the past two seasons with the Minnesota Vikings after making his name with the Arizona Cardinals… [...]

Falcons sign guard Chris Lindstrom to record five-year contract extension

The Atlanta Falcons signed Pro Bowl right guard Chris Lindstrom to a massive five-year contract extension that makes him the highest-paid interior offensive lineman, according to reports.  Lindstrom, who earned his first Pro Bowl selection in 2022, will stay in Atlanta through the 2028 season after agreeing to a $105 million extension.  According to ESPN, the deal makes Lindstrom the highest-paid guard, topping Indianapolis Colts guard Quenton Nelson's $20.2 million average annual salary.  JAGUARS' CALVIN… [...]

Tremaine Edmunds set to become highest-paid linebacker with new Bears deal: report

The Chicago Bears continue to make moves with the free agency window open, as they’ve reportedly agreed to a massive deal with linebacker Tremaine Edmunds, per ESPN.  The deal is said to be worth $72 million, $50 million of which is fully guaranteed, over four years. It would be the largest four-year deal for an inside linebacker in the NFL.  Chicago has loads of cap space to work with this offseason, an estimated $70 million… [...]

Commanders sign two veteran offensive linemen to bolster group for 2023 season: reports

The Washington Commanders are revamping their offensive line, signing one veteran with two Super Bowl rings under his belt, and another with a fantastic comeback story after a gruesome injury that occurred while playing at FedEx Field.  Former Kansas City Chiefs right tackle Andrew Wylie is reportedly joining his offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy in Washington on a three-year, $24 million deal, per NFL journalist Ari Meirov.  Former New York Giants guard/center Nick Gates is also… [...]

TJ Edwards agrees to three-year deal with Bears after success in Philadelphia: report

Linebacker T.J. Edwards is getting his big payday after entering the league an undrafted free agent.  The Chicago Bears have agreed to sign the former Philadelphia Eagle to a three-year deal worth $19.5 million, $12 million of which is fully guaranteed, per ESPN.  The 26-year-old went undrafted and the Eagles scooped him up in 2019, where he played all 16 games, starting in four. But these past two seasons with Philly have seen Edwards take… [...]

49ers, Javon Hargrave agree to massive four-year deal, bolstering defensive front: report

The San Francisco 49ers bolstered their NFL-best defense from a season ago, as they’re expected to sign former Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Javon Hargrave to a long-term deal.  All deals won’t process until the March 15 new league year, but Hargrave is joining San Fran on a four-year, $84 million deal with $40 million guaranteed at signing, per ESPN.  The 30-year-old was one of the key reasons why the Eagles led the NFL in total… [...]

Jimmy Garoppolo set to join Raiders, reunite with former coach: reports

The Las Vegas Raiders agreed to a deal with former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, according to multiple reports.  Garoppolo, 31, is expected to join the Raiders on a three-year, $67.5 million deal with $34 million guaranteed, ESPN reported citing sources.  The move will reunite Garoppolo with Raiders head coach Josh McDaniels, who served as his offensive coordinator while the two were in New England. SAINTS' DEREK CARR REVEALS RAIDERS ONLY ALLOWED HIM TO… [...]

Broncos add Mike McGlinchey to beef up offensive line for Russell Wilson: reports

The Denver Broncos appeared to add more protection on the offensive line for Russell Wilson as the star quarterback enters his second season with the team following the blockbuster trade from last offseason. The Broncos and offensive lineman Mike McGlinchey agreed to a five-year deal on Monday as the NFL’s "legal tampering" period opened up, according to multiple reports. The deal is worth $87.5 million with more than $50 million guaranteed, the NFL Network reported.… [...]

Tiger Woods' lawyers dismiss Erica Herman's sexual assault claim, say she amounts to 'jilted ex-girlfriend'

Tiger Woods’ lawyers dismissed the notion that Erica Herman’s claims constitute a "sexual assault dispute" or a "sexual harassment dispute" amid her lawsuit against the Jupiter Island Irrevocable Trust. According to new court documents filed Monday in Florida, Woods’ lawyers say that Herman did not allege any sexual harassment or assault claims against the legendary golfer and say the "bare reference to the statute, without any allegations to support its application to the facts of… [...]

Chiefs’ Chris Jones vows he ‘will not play for another franchise’ ahead free agency

Two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Jones was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in 2016 and that’s where he hopes to remain for the entirety of his career.  The four-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle took to Twitter over the weekend to express his gratitude which prompted one fan to inquire about a contract extension ahead of the free agency window which opened Monday.  "I'm a Chief for life. I will not play for another franchise,"… [...]

Jason Kelce announces plans to return to Eagles in 2023: 'I ain’t f---ing done yet!'

Jason Kelce took a few weeks to decide whether he was going to walk into the sunset after his 12th season with the Philadelphia Eagles ended in a Super Bowl loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. On Monday, Kelce said he will be returning to the Eagles in 2023. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM "I have put much thought into whether it makes sense to play another season. After talking it over… [...]

Chargers star Austin Ekeler requests permission to seek trade after stellar year: reports

Austin Ekeler earned his way to the top of the Los Angeles Chargers’ running back depth chart over the course of his career after he signed with the franchise as an undrafted free agent. However, it appeared Monday that his time with the Chargers has run its course as he reportedly requested permission to seek a trade from Los Angeles. The Western State standout’s reported request came as the NFL’s "legal tampering" window opened at… [...]

Patriots start offseason wheeling and dealing with Jonathan Jones deal, Jonnu Smith trade: reports

The New England Patriots have been wheeling and dealing as the offseason began and the free-agency window opened on Monday afternoon, according to multiple reports. First, the NFL Network reported the Patriots agreed to trade a key piece of their 2021 spending spree – tight end Jonnu Smith. The team reportedly traded Smith to the Atlanta Falcons for a seventh-round pick. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Smith joined the Patriots before the… [...]