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Falcons agree to two-year deal with RB Mike Davis

Falcons agree to two-year deal with RB Mike Davis

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March 23 (UPI) -- Free agent running back Mike Davis has agreed to a two-year deal with the Atlanta Falcons. Sources told NFL Network and ESPN on Tuesday that the parties agreed to the $ 5.5 million pact. The contract includes $ 3 million guaranteed in 2021. Advertisement Davis, 28, had a career-high 642 rushing yards and six touchdowns on 165 carries in 15 games last season while filling in for injured Carolina Panthers starter Christian McCaffrey. He also had 59 catches for 373 yards and two receiving scores. Davis entered the league as a fourth-round pick by the San Francisco 49ers in the 2015 NFL Draft. He joined the Seattle Seahawks in 2017. Davis also played for the Chicago Bears in 2019. The Panthers claimed Davis off waivers from the Bears the same season. The South Carolina produ...
Cardinals agree to year deal with longtime Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green

Cardinals agree to year deal with longtime Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green

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March 17 (UPI) -- The Arizona Cardinals have agreed to a one-year contract with longtime Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green. Sources told NFL Network and ESPN that the Cardinals and Green agreed to the contract Wednesday. Green's one-year pact includes $ 6 million in guarantees, but he can earn more than $ 2 million in incentives. Advertisement Green, 32, had a career-low 523 yards on 47 receptions in 16 games last season. He also had a career-low two touchdown receptions in 2020. The seven-time Pro Bowl selection had five-consecutive seasons with at least 1,000 receiving yards to start his career. He has had just one season with at least 1,000 yards since 2015. Green, the No. 4 overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, ranks second in Bengals history with 649 catches for 9,430 receivi...
St. Louis Cardinals agree to deal with catcher Yadier Molina

St. Louis Cardinals agree to deal with catcher Yadier Molina

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Feb. 8 (UPI) -- The St. Louis Cardinals have reached an agreement with Yadier Molina to bring back the veteran catcher for an 18th season, the team announced Monday. League sources told ESPN and MLB Media that Molina agreed to a one-year contract worth around $ 9 million to return to the Cardinals. St. Louis confirmed the deal, but it didn't reveal details of the agreement. Advertisement "We are excited to announce that we have agreed to terms with Yadier Molina on a new contract," the Cardinals said in a statement on social media. "We will have more details [Tuesday] on Yadi continuing his Cardinals legacy." Molina also confirmed his new contract with a video on social media. He shared a short video on Instagram of his career highlights and ended it with the words, "I'm back." Molina, a ...
Pressure mounts on UK and France to agree on financial aid for Eurostar as it fights for survival

Pressure mounts on UK and France to agree on financial aid for Eurostar as it fights for survival

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Pressure is mounting on the UK and French governments to agree financial aid for Eurostar, the cross-Channel rail operator, as it fights for survival.The company admitted late last year that the continuing COVID-19 crisis, which has forced it to slash services from a normal level of more than 50 trains a day to just four, had taken a 95% toll on its revenues. It appealed at the time for UK government aid, arguing that it was being treated unfairly as airports had secured tax relief to help them cope with the collapse in demand for overseas travel. Image: Eurostar currently runs a daily train in each direction between London and Paris and London and Amsterdam via Brussels Eurostar is majority-owned by the French state rail firm SNCF - ...
Northrop Grumman, Navy agree $406M settlement over New York pollution

Northrop Grumman, Navy agree $406M settlement over New York pollution

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Dec. 22 (UPI) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the state has reached an agreement with Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy on a $ 406 million plan to clean up a plume of underground contamination caused by aerospace manufacturing on Long Island. Under the deal, the defense contractor will pay a $ 104 million settlement for environmental damages, and those funds will be used for the 30-year containment project and related efforts. Advertisement Those efforts include protection for wells and water systems in the area that have been compromised by pollution from Northrop Grumman's former manufacturing facilities in Nassau County. "It was a long fight, but it will protect the drinking water for the people on Long Island," Cuomo said Monday. Northrop Grumman had long denied or down...