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Self-proclaimed winners: Yankees think they're better for White Sox deal

2:44 AM ET MINNEAPOLIS — New York Yankees fans had grown to dislike reliever Tyler Clippard. He had pitched really poorly of late, making him quite unpopular. But a baseball team is like a family, and Clippard was part of the clubhouse that he joined nearly a year ago in a trade, spending more time with his fellow Yankees than anyone else in his life. Clippard’s teammates liked him. So after Yankees manager Joe Girardi called him into his office following the team’s 6-3 win over the Minnesota Twins on ...

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NPR and union reach late-night deal and avoid worker walkout

NPR workers had said they were ready to strike if a new contract couldn’t be hammered out. NPR and the SAG-AFTRA labor union have finally landed a tentative contract deal. The news came in the early hours of Sunday morning after days of marathon talks. NPR employs over 800 people, and the union says 433 of them are SAG-AFTRA members. Their last contract expired on June 30, and it was extended until midnight Friday and stretched again until midnight Saturday. An agreement was reached at 12:08 a.m. ET Sunday, the ...

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Source: Cousins open to deal after the season

2:19 PM ET Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins is not expected to sign a long-term deal by Monday’s 4 p.m. deadline to sign franchise players to long-term contracts, but he is open to doing a deal with the team after this season, per a source familiar with the situation. Washington still could make a last-minute push to try to get a deal done by the Monday deadline; however, Cousins fully intends to play this season under his franchise tag, worth $ 23.9 million in 2017. There has been a positive, ...

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Sources: Melo still counting on deal to Rockets

9:53 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN As New York Knicks president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry pursue a meeting with Carmelo Anthony in the coming days, league sources told ESPN the 10-time All-Star is counting on the franchise to carry out its previously agreed upon mandate to trade him to the Houston Rockets. Whatever stance a post-Phil Jackson front office is taking now, Anthony expects the Knicks to resume trade talks soon and honor the franchise’s long-standing goal to rebuild without Anthony, league sources said. All-Star guard James Harden ...

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Source: Pelicans, Rondo agree to 1-year deal

1:03 PM ET ESPN.com news services The New Orleans Pelicans have reached a one-year deal with free-agent point guard Rajon Rondo, a source confirmed to The Undefeated’s Marc J. Spears on Saturday. Sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe on Thursday that Pelicans officials — which included general manager Dell Demps and coach Alvin Gentry — met with Rondo and that it went “excellent.” Rondo’s agreement with the Pelicans was first reported by The Vertical. Rondo surged in the playoffs before breaking his thumb after what had been a ...

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Trump hints at climate deal shift in Paris talks

French President Emmanuel Macron said he “respected” Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord but that France would remain committed. “On climate we know what our differences are,” Mr Macron said in Paris on Thursday, adding that it was important to move forward. Speaking alongside Mr Macron, Mr Trump then hinted that the US could shift its position but failed to elaborate. “Something could happen with respect to the Paris accord,” he said. Mr Trump added: “We’ll see what happens.” The US president withdrew from the ...

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Trump administration seeks to renegotiate South Korea trade deal

The trade deficit: Does it really matter? President Trump wants South Korea to come back to the negotiating table. His administration announced Wednesday it is calling for the U.S. and South Korea to revise a trade deal signed by President Obama in 2012, according to Trump’s U.S. Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer. The move comes two weeks after Trump and his advisers criticized South Korea’s trade practices in front of its president, Moon Jae-in, while facing cameras at the White House. “There are a lot of very specific problems,” Commerce Secretary ...

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Sources: Knicks, Rockets working on Melo deal

11:39 AM ET ESPN.com news services The New York Knicks and Houston Rockets are working on multiple trade scenarios involving Carmelo Anthony, including some that include four teams, sources have told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Both sides are motivated to make a trade, but no agreement is imminent, sources told Wojnarowski. The Rockets have been persistent in their pursuit of Anthony, who is willing to waive his no-trade clause to join Chris Paul and James Harden in Houston, league sources told Wojnarowski earlier this offseason. Let’s block ads! (Why?) www.espn.com – ...

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Sources: Caldwell-Pope to Lakers on 1-year deal

8:31 AM ET Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has agreed to a one-year, $ 18 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, sources said. Kevin Pelton provides team-by-team analysis of every major and minor deal on Day 11, including the Lakers’ deal with Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. How many teams still have max cap room? What kind of deals can contenders still make? We’re updating the need-to-know information throughout free agency as each deal comes in. 1 Related He is expected to have a significant role with the Lakers, who recruited him hard after he ...

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Sources: Cavs to sign J. Green to 1-year deal

2:42 AM ET The Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed on a one-year, $ 2.3 million deal with free-agent forward Jeff Green, sources told ESPN on Friday. It’s a minimum-level deal for Green, who will add versatility and depth to the Cavs’ bench. The team has been looking during the free-agency period to add athletic players who can defend multiple positions. Green had “active discussions” with LeBron James before making his decision to sign with the Cavs, sources said. The agreement was first reported by USA Today Sports. Jeff Green averaged 9.2 ...

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