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Raptors announce multi-year extension with forward Thaddeus Young

Raptors announce multi-year extension with forward Thaddeus Young

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors have signed forward Thaddeus Young to a multi-year contract extension. The Raptors announced the deal Friday, though it had been widely reported after NBA free agency opened at 6 p.m.
Shane Wright poised to take next step on long road at NHL draft

Shane Wright poised to take next step on long road at NHL draft

Shane Wright was doing his best to stay in shape. He also figured it was time to branch out in the face of so much downtime.
Amazon gets Champions League games in British TV deal

Amazon gets Champions League games in British TV deal

GENEVA (AP) — Streaming service Amazon will broadcast some live Champions League games in Britain for the first time when the competition expands in 2024.
Justin Turner hits 2 HRs, Dodgers beat Padres 3-1

Justin Turner hits 2 HRs, Dodgers beat Padres 3-1

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Turner homered twice, including a go-ahead two-run shot in the seventh inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 3-1 on Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series between the NL West’s top teams.
Booker secures $224M, four-year extension from Suns

Booker secures $224M, four-year extension from Suns

Devin Booker helped Phoenix to the NBA Finals in 2021, then played a huge role in helping the Suns to the league’s best record this past season. They can’t wait to see what he does next.
Grizzlies, All-Star Ja Morant agree to 5-year supermax deal

Grizzlies, All-Star Ja Morant agree to 5-year supermax deal

The Memphis Grizzlies are making sure All-Star point guard Ja Morant is going nowhere anytime soon. Morant agreed to a five-year supermax rookie extension Friday.

Towns agrees with Timberwolves on $224 million extension

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns is under contract for six more years, after agreeing to an extension Friday to remain with the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Scoreboard for Thursday, June 30, 2022

THURSDAY'S GAMES CFL B.C. 34 Ottawa 31 --- MLB AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 5 Minnesota 3 Houston 2 N.Y.
5 players, $1.1 billion: NBA free agency starts with a bang

5 players, $1.1 billion: NBA free agency starts with a bang

The NBA generated more basketball-related income than ever this past season, the total number coming up just short of $9 billion. Business is good. The first night of free agency underscored how good.
Wisdom's slam, 6 RBIs lift Cubs over Reds 15-7

Wisdom's slam, 6 RBIs lift Cubs over Reds 15-7

CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Wisdom hit a grand slam and a solo homer en route to a career-high six RBIs, rookie Christopher Morel had a career-high five hits and the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 15-7 Thursday night.