Teams and players could negotiate and agree to deals since July 1, but contracts couldn’t be signed or trades made until Thursday, after the moratorium period ended and next season’s salary cap was set.
The Spurs made the announcement on Tuesday. The team did not announce the terms of the deal in a two-sentence news release.
The Dallas Mavericks are working on sealing a deal with Devin Harris, with the likelihood being that he gets the sort of deal (three years and $9 million) that was on the table for him in Dallas before the toe injury was revealed.
Free agency opens Tuesday, and it’s no longer just a means for players to make their situations better. That might be Anthony’s goal, but for players such as LeBron James and Dirk Nowitzki, improving their teams might be the biggest benefit.
The Cowboys need to sign Dez Bryant immediately. Today. Do it now. Pay him just as much as the highest paid WR in football.
Trustees with the Fort Worth Independent School District are talking about Superintendent Walter Dansby’s future. They called a special meeting to discuss his contract, but a lot of what they are saying will happen behind close doors.
Inevitably, the Dallas Cowboys will both exercise the fifth-year option for left tackle Tyron Smith and give him a long-term deal designed to make the budding star a Cowboy for life.
The Rangers have purchased the contract of right-hander Nick Martinez from Double-A Frisco and optioned reliever Daniel McCutchen to the Texas League club.
Henry Melton wanted to join his hometown Cowboys, was drawn to his association with a Dallas staffer, was willing to concede his injury status, and believes he’s soon to return to Pro Bowl form.
In his first interview since signing with the Cowboys, Henry Melton tells 105.3 The Fan about the top reasons he’s joined Dallas under the terms of what sources tell us is a one-year deal with a three-year team option
Major League Soccer is prepared to start its season this weekend even if there isn’t a labor deal with its referees and other on-field officials.
Jerry Jones historically has a difficult time making an emotional and financial break from his Dallas Cowboys stars. But sources tell me that DeMarcus Ware’s future is simple: “Pay cut or be cut.’’