Foles to Jags for $88M, $50M guaranteed

The Jacksonville Jaguars will sign former Eagles quarterback Nick Foles to a four-year deal worth $88 million, according to ESPN and multiple sources. The deal includes $50.125 million in guaranteed money, a source tells ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The Jaguars are expected to release quarterback Blake Bortles once Foles officially signs, according to ESPN’s Dan Graziano. DeSean Jackson is headed back to Philadelphia after the Eagles agreed to a trade with the Bucs, sources told ESPN’s Dianna Russini, confirming earlier reports. Former Jaguars defensive tackle Malik Jackson is expected to sign…

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Harper plays right field for first time for Phillies

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Harper played the outfield for the first time since signing a record $330 million, 13-year contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. Harper started in right field Monday against Tampa Bay. He took a 96 mph fastball for strike three in the first inning from AL Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell, then walked in the fourth after Andrew McCutchen and Jean Segura hit consecutive homers off Jalen Beeks. Harper caught two fly balls and cleanly played a double high off the wall during four innings of…

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Huskers RB Washington surrenders to California authorities

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska running back Maurice Washington surrendered to California authorities on Monday to face felony and misdemeanor charges related to possession and distribution of a video of his former girlfriend allegedly being sexually assaulted by two other people in 2016. Deputy Michael Low of the Santa Clara County sheriff’s office in San Jose said Washington surrendered about 7 a.m. and left on bail a short time later. Low said the original bail amount was $35,000. Washington is accused of obtaining a video of the alleged assault, storing…

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All about LeBron: Where does the Lakers star go from here?

The year was 2005. No one had an iPhone. No one had tweeted. Facebook wasn’t part of the mainstream. And it was the last time the NBA playoffs didn’t have LeBron James. The Los Angeles Lakers aren’t mathematically eliminated from postseason consideration yet, but it’s only a matter of time. For the first time in 14 years, the postseason will begin without James — and for the first time in nine years, the NBA Finals will be played without him. It will be a very long offseason for James. It…

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Ohio State’s Kaleb Wesson to play in Big Ten tournament

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State center Kaleb Wesson will play in the Big Ten tournament after missing the last three games because of a suspension. Coach Chris Holtmann announced the status of his star player Monday during a Big Ten coaches’ conference. No. 8 seed Ohio State opens against No. 9 seed Indiana on Thursday in Chicago. Wesson was suspended March 1 for an unspecified violation of athletic department policy. The 6-foot-9, 270-pound sophomore was Ohio State’s leading scorer and rebounder when he was suspended by Holtmann. Without Wesson,…

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Francesco Molinari wins Arnold Palmer Invitational

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — British Open champion Francesco Molinari delivered another big moment on the 18th green at Bay Hill, without wearing a red shirt — and leaving the flag stick in the cup. His 45-foot birdie putt capped an 8-under 64 to come from five shots behind Sunday and win the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Molinari watched the birdie putt kiss off the pin and into the cup, and the normally reserved Italian raised his fist and hammered it down in celebration, knowing that would make him hard to beat.…

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Teen Kean could be Juventus’ secret weapon against Atletico

MILAN (AP) — After a relatively quiet couple of years, Juventus forward Moise Kean could make a surprise appearance against Atletico Madrid in the second leg of the Champions League round of 16. Kean, who turned 19 less than two weeks ago, was given his first Serie A start of the season on Friday with Cristiano Ronaldo resting against Udinese. Not only did Kean score with his first touch, but he also had Juve’s second goal and won a penalty that led to his team’s third in a 4-1 victory.…

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