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  1. Abreu, Cano, and Cruz: Three Stellar Seasons, Three Free-Agent St...

    Jonah Keri

    Rather than wait until November to provide the next round of big free-agent news, the Red Sox made a splash over the weekend, signing 27-year-old outfielder Rusney Castillo to a seven-year, $72.5 million contract, the biggest deal ever awarded to a C...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  2. What the Red Sox's Rusney Castillo Signing Means for the Pla...

    Ben Lindbergh

    On Saturday, the Red Sox signed Rusney Castillo to a seven-year, $72.5 million contract, the largest ever awarded to an amateur player. Castillo, the latest free-agent position player to come out of Cuba, will likely be Boston's starting ce...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  3. Eight Questions for the NBA's Silly Season

    Zach Lowe

    Midnight on July 1 used to mark the start of the NBA's crazy season: the opening of free agency, with GMs on doorsteps carrying fancy presentations, players taking late-night meetings, and someone signing a marginal free agent to an eight-f...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  4. The Power of LeBron and the Pressure on Miami

    Andrew Sharp

    On Tuesday morning, LeBron James will be a free agent. No restrictions. He'll listen to other teams, with a list of suitors that'll probably include the Bulls, the Cavs, the Rockets, the Clippers, the Warriors, the Lakers, and maybe even so...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  5. Chandler Parsons and Houston’s Game of Dominoes

    Zach Lowe

    It says something about the wider perception of Houston that the Rockets, by reportedly settling on a mundane roster move - making Chandler Parsons a restricted free agent this summer, as reported first by Yahoo and the Houston Chronicle &a...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  6. Potential Clippers Buyers Power Rankings

    netw3rk

    Hey there, would you like to buy the Clippers? Of course you would! Located in a prime media market, in a sun-soaked city, sprinkled with the free-agent catnip of celebrities, models, celebrity-models, various entertainment majordomos, and all the op...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  7. Free-Agent Frenzy

    Bill Barnwell

    Once Adam Schefter had reported that the Raiders were finalizing a move for Jets tackle Austin Howard early Wednesday morning, the NFL had reached a staggering new high: Its teams had handed out, by my count, more than $1 billion worth of contracts i...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  8. The Seattle Seahawks have emerged as the favorites to land free-a...

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    Blog | March 10, 2014
  9. Kicking the Free-Agent Tires: Breaking Down Everson Griffen, Henr...

    Robert Mays

    It's that time of year again. The NFL flea market is open for business, and this year, it's open for a lot of business. Rather than list off the 50 or so players slated to hit the market, we decided to try to give a little insight...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  10. Kicking the Free-Agent Tires: Breaking Down Lamarr Houston, Alter...

    Robert Mays

    It's that time of year again. The NFL flea market is open for business, and this year, it's open for a lot of business. Rather than list off the 50 or so players slated to hit the market, we decided to try to give a little insight...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  11. Triangle Cheat Sheet: NFL Signings Roundup

    Patricia Lee

    A lot of news happens overnight, but here's the one big thing you really should know: The NFL free-agent deadline is one week away, which means a lot of teams have made moves before the March 8 date, when clubs can begin contacti...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  12. To Roy Halladay, With Gratitude

    Michael Baumann

    Yesterday, free-agent pitcher Roy Halladay announced that he'd sign a one-day contract with the Toronto Blue Jays and never play professional baseball again. It seems so antiseptic to put it that way, but that's what happened. And it's a great los...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  13. SLOW DOWN, BASEBALL! Making Sense of the (Roughly) 4,971 Moves We...

    Michael Baumann

    Who needs the winter meetings? Apparently not Major League Baseball's general managers, who, while evidently hopped up on krokodil, executed a flurry of trades and free-agent deals a week before the sport's offseason confab at Disney World. The 48-ho...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  14. Bargain Hunting: Baseball's Five Best Free-Agent Values This Offs...

    Jonah Keri

    Shortly after the Red Sox won the World Series, I looked back at the main takeaways from the 2013 season. Among the key lessons: Quite often, bargain-hunting can and does pay off. In 2013, Francisco Liriano, Koji Uehara, Russell Martin, Bartolo C...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  15. We Went There: Dwightmare on Polk Street

    Kirk Goldsberry

    What the hell was that? What was supposed to be a grudge match featuring the league's highest profile free agent leading the league's most rapidly ascendant team to a victory over his depleted former team turned out to be a nightmare in Houston. It w...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  16. Text Messages to Carmelo Anthony: Blue-Collar

    Shea Serrano

    Carmelo Anthony is a human with a cell phone so I sent him some text messages. Me: Yo, yo, Melo. Carmelo: hey Me: so you're gonna be a free agent then, huh? Carmelo: ha. Yeah. Me: yeah. I saw that news clip. That's … that's something. ...

    Blog | October 18, 2013