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3 car buying tricks to ensure you get a good deal

The future of cars: Self-driving and electric Come Memorial Day, Labor Day and even the Fourth of July, auto sellers will pull out all the stops with balloons, burgers and bands to get you on their lot and sell you a vehicle. But are those sales for real? For people who buy or lease a car once every five to ten years, it’s hard to know if there’s any real savings in the hype of the holiday sales. If it all comes down to negotiation anyway, are you really getting ...

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Vick clarifies no talks on 1-day Falcons deal

12:41 AM ET ATLANTA — Former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick clarified recent statements regarding his retirement, saying he has not spoken with anyone from the organization about signing a one-day contract to retire as a Falcon. Vick, hosting his V7 Elite Playmakers Showcase Series football event Sunday, said he’s hopeful that will happen. “Well, I haven’t talked to anybody about it specifically,” Vick told ESPN. “It’s something that I’ve really been thinking about trying to get done. I was asked the question the other day — is that what ...

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Vick wants to retire as Falcon on one-day deal

11:55 PM ET ESPN.com news services Former NFL quarterback Michael Vick says he is in talks with the Atlanta Falcons to sign a one-day contract and officially retire with his first NFL team. “Hopefully soon,” Vick, 37, told CBS Atlanta about the potential of the ceremonial deal. Vick has not played in the league since 2015 and told ESPN’s Josina Anderson in February that he is retired. Dirty bird for life! #ATLhttps://t.co/LtNZI42eQ1 — Mike Vick (@MikeVick) May 28, 2017 The Falcons made Vick the No. 1 overall pick in the ...

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Just dough it: OBJ inks richest NFL shoe deal

9:03 AM ET After a competitive battle, Nike re-signed the most valuable football player on its roster in New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. Terms were not disclosed, but sources with knowledge of the deal say it’s a five-year deal worth in the neighborhood of $ 5 million a year — the richest shoe deal for an NFL player and about two times more than any previous deal Nike had with a football player. The deal will make Beckham a larger brand spokesman for Nike, including campaigns outside ...

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Pats restructure Gronk deal with big incentives

5:50 PM ET The New England Patriots and Rob Gronkowski have restructured his deal for the 2017 season, giving him a chance to become the highest-paid tight end in the NFL. The new deal will give Gronkowski a chance to boost his salary this year from $ 5.25 million to $ 10.75 million, according to agent Drew Rosenhaus. The new incentives include: — First tier, which gets Gronkowski $ 10.75 million with either 90 percent play time, 80 catches, 1,200 receiving yards or an All-Pro recognition (which he’s made four ...

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Samsung, T-Mobile Offer Buy-One-Get-One Free Deal on Galaxy S8

Most of the time, when mobile companies offer you a deal, it comes with a mountain of strings attached. In this case, Samsung and T-Mobile are teaming up to offer customers an option that’s refreshingly free of gotchas. Here’s how the deal works: You buy two new Galaxy S8 phones, activate at least one of them on T-Mobile, and Samsung issues you a rebate of up to $ 750 within 7-10 days of activation. That’s it. There’s no requirement that you sign up both lines with T-Mobile, and the company ...

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Japan and Canada want to resurrect Pacific trade deal Trump killed

How to negotiate a trade deal President Trump left a mammoth Pacific free trade deal in ruins. Now, the other countries involved want to rebuild it. Ministers from 11 nations — including Australia, Canada, Mexico and Japan — agreed over the weekend to try to revive the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which was designed to reshape trade across the Pacific Rim. But economists caution that whatever emerges from the process will be a shadow of the deal Trump killed. “A TPP without the U.S. is really something very different to a TPP ...

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LaVar now wants $3B if shoe cos. want deal

4:27 PM ET ESPN.com news services LaVar Ball said Wednesday that if Nike, Under Armour or Adidas wants to make a deal with his Big Baller Brand now, the asking price is $ 3 billion. He also explained that he sees no need to market his products to women. In a wide-ranging, sometimes contentious interview with Fox Sports 1’s “The Herd with Colin Cowherd,” LaVar Ball reiterated that he wants his son, NBA prospect Lonzo Ball, to play only for the Los Angeles Lakers and revealed he’s sold 400 to ...

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Trump does a China deal; Laptop ban; Retail pain

Click chart for more in-depth data. 1. Trump’s China trade deal: The 100-day action plan that President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping called for last month has produced its first tangible result. A new trade deal between the two countries will allow U.S. beef and natural gas exports to flow into China while opening up the U.S. market for cooked poultry and Chinese banks, the U.S. Commerce Secretary announced Thursday. 2. Laptop ban: European airlines and regulators are preparing for the possibility that the Trump administration could ban laptops ...

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Lawyer for Fox News accusers says Sky deal must be blocked

Attorney says more Fox lawsuits are coming A lawyer representing women who have accused some of Fox News’ biggest figures of harassment says it would be “irresponsible” of British regulators to allow parent company 21st Century Fox’s acquisition of pay-TV group Sky. Lisa Bloom and her client, the radio and TV personality Wendy Walsh, met Monday with officials from U.K. media regulator Ofcom to discuss allegations of sexual harassment and retaliation at the U.S. cable news channel. “[We] came to London to meet with Ofcom because we want the British ...

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