Saints, DE Jordan reach $52.5M deal

New Orleans‘ four-time Pro Bowl defensive end Cameron Jordan and the Saints reached agreement on a big three-year contract extension that will contractually tie the two sides together for the next five seasons, through the 2023 season, sources tell ESPN. Jordan’s extension, engineered by agent Doug Hendrickson of Wasserman and the Saints’ VP of football administration Khai Harley, is a three-year, $52.5 million deal with a max of $55.5M that includes over $42 million in guaranteed money, per sources. Jordan, who turns 30 on July 10 and wanted financial security…

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Shohei Ohtani scores go-ahead run vs. Dodgers

ANAHEIM — Rookie right-hander Griffin Canning laid the groundwork with a strong outing, Mike Trout tied it with a clutch two-run blast in the seventh and the Angels made the most of a wild eighth inning in a 5-3 win over the Dodgers on Monday in front of a festive ANAHEIM — Rookie right-hander Griffin Canning laid the groundwork with a strong outing, Mike Trout tied it with a clutch two-run blast in the seventh and the Angels made the most of a wild eighth inning in a 5-3 win…

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Grizzlies to hire Bucks’ Jenkins as HC

12:25 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN The Memphis Grizzlies are hiring Milwaukee Bucks assistant Taylor Jenkins to become the franchise’s new head coach, league sources tell ESPN. A formal announcement is expected on Tuesday, sources said. Jenkins has rapidly built a reputation as an outstanding young teacher and tactician, and he’ll take over a Grizzlies roster that includes veteran star Mike Conley Jr., promising young forward Jaren Jackson Jr. and, presumably, Murray State point guard Ja Morant, whom the franchise is targeting with the No. 2 overall pick in next week’s…

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How Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final will be won

7:00 AM ET Emily Kaplan Greg Wyshynski It’s all come down to Game 7 in the Stanley Cup Final between the Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues. It’s time to debate all the hot topics heading into the final showdown, including keys to victory for each team, the players currently ahead for the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP, and who would get the Stanley Cup second after each team’s respective captain. How do the Blues turn the page from their Game 6 loss? Greg Wyshynski, senior NHL writer: They…

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Penske’s Logano survives overtime shootout for NASCAR Michigan win – NASCAR

Team Penske’s Joey Logano survived a two-lap shootout to score a dominant win at Michigan and take the NASCAR Cup Series points’ lead with his second win of the season. With just four laps of the intended 200 to run in the race which was delayed 24-hours because of rain, Erik Jones’ #20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota entry suffered a flat left-rear tyre, spitting him onto the infield. Stage one victor Logano, who had dominated the majority of the race from pole position in engine manufacturer Ford’s home state, managed…

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