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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[…]

Jets finalize deal to bring Darrelle Revis back ‘home’

NEW YORK (AP) — Darrelle Revis says it was a “no-brainer” to come back “home” to the New York Jets, and looks forward to possibly delivering the franchise a Super Bowl title. Revis signed a five-year contract worth $70 million, with $39 million fully guaranteed, on Wednesday night — about 24 hours after agreeing to[…]

Suh to Miami, Bulaga to Packers in free agency

The free agency frenzy, trading outbreak and stunning retirements of the first day of the NFL’s business year gave way to one headliner Wednesday: Ndamukong Suh. Miami signed the All-Pro defensive tackle and top prize in this year’s free agent crop to a $114 million, six-year contract. It made Suh the highest-paid defensive player in[…]

Falcons sign Hankerson for depth at wide receiver

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons added depth at wide receiver on Wednesday by signing free agent Leonard Hankerson, who fought two serious injuries in his four seasons with the Washington Redskins. Hankerson hurt his left knee late in the 2013 season and due to the extended recovery played in only one game in 2014.[…]