Anders Lee, Johnny Boychuck

Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk gets 7-year extension

NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Boychuk and the New York Islanders have agreed on a long-term contract extension that assures that two of the club’s top defensemen will stick together well after the team locates to Brooklyn next season. Boychuk received a seven-year deal Thursday, as Nick Leddy did late last month. Boychuk’s contract is[…]

Ravens retain RB Forsett, who agrees to 3-year deal

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Justin Forsett agreed to terms Thursday on a three-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens, who keep their leading rusher from 2014 after losing several key free agents earlier in the week. The 29-year-old Forsett is coming off the finest season of his seven-year career. Thrust into a starting role after[…]

Darrelle Revis, Antonio Cromartie

AP source: Jets sign Antonio Cromartie to 4-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) — The band is getting back together in the New York Jets’ secondary. Cornerback Antonio Cromartie agreed to terms with the Jets on a four-year contract, worth $32 million in base salary, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The move Thursday comes a day after New York finalized[…]

As Suh makes departure official, Lions welcome Ngata

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have introduced their replacement for Ndamukong Suh. As Suh was being welcomed in South Florida, the Lions held a news conference with defensive tackle Haloti Ngata, whom they acquired in a trade with Baltimore. The 31-year-old Ngata is a five-time Pro Bowler, and the Ravens dealt him[…]