OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) – The Baltimore Ravens and Ray Rice agreed on a new five-year contract Monday worth roughly $40 million. The running back earned his second Pro Bowl invite last year after leading the NFL with 2,068 yards from scrimmage.
CHICAGO (AP) – The Chicago Bears say they have agreed to a four-year contract with running back Matt Forte (FOHR’-tay). The Chicago Sun-Times, citing an unidentified source, reported the deal is worth $32 million with more than $18 million guaranteed.
BOSTON (AP) – Red Sox left fielder Carl Crawford is in lineup after for the first time this season after being sidelined with left wrist and elbow injuries. He had wrist surgery in January and was hoping to be ready for opening day, but suffered a few setbacks and didn’t begin his first rehab assignment until late June.
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) – Defenseman Mike Green has re-signed with the Washington Capitals. He gets a three-year contract. Green was able to play in only 32 games last season because of injuries. He had only seven points during the regular season, but finally healthy in the playoffs, Green added four points in 14 games.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) – The Los Angeles Kings have re-signed playoff hero Dwight King for two more years, meaning every player who suited up during the Kings’ Stanley Cup run is under contract for next season. King scored five playoff goals last season tied with Calder Trophy finalist Adam Henrique of New Jersey for the most postseason goals among rookies.