Report: A's agree to deal with Kyler Murray, will let him play football this year

Kyler Murray has chosen baseball - as soon as he's done with one last season on the gridiron.

After being drafted ninth overall in the Major League Baseball draft by the Oakland Athletics on Monday, Murray - the two-sport star from the University of Oklahoma - has reportedly agreed to a deal with the A's that will guarantee him close to $5 million, according to Jon Heyman of FRS Baseball.

As part...

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Delaware generates over $300K on bets during 1st day of full-scale betting

Delaware is taking full advantage of a Supreme Court ruling stating that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 was unconstitutional, allowing all states to conduct full-scale sports betting.

The state generated over $300,000 in bets on Tuesday, the first day the state allowed full-scale sports gambling. It's probable that this figure will rise on days where the NBA Finals or...

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Kyler Murray could make more money this year than Oklahoma HC Riley

Lincoln Riley is set to bring in $3.1 million in salary for the upcoming season, but he may not be the highest-paid man in the Oklahoma locker room.

Quarterback Kyler Murray was selected No. 9 overall by the Oakland Athletics in this week's MLB amateur draft, meaning the former five-star recruit's signing bonus is worth nearly $4.8 million.

If he signs, that figure would put Murray ahead of every...

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Ex-Michigan State football players avoid jail in sex assault case

LANSING, Mich. (AP) Three former Michigan State University football players accused in the sexual assault of a woman have avoided jail time after pleading guilty.

Josh King, Donnie Corley Jr. and Demetric Vance were sentenced Wednesday to three years' probation, as well as sex offender treatment and therapy. They pleaded guilty in April to seducing an unmarried woman, a reduced charge.

They could...

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Joey Bosa: Younger brother Nick 'light years ahead' of where I was in college

Joey Bosa is among the top young pass-rushers in the NFL, but the Los Angeles Chargers star might not even be the best defensive end in his own family.

Younger brother Nick is currently entering his third season at Joey's alma mater, Ohio State, and many draft analysts think he could be among the first names called at the 2019 NFL Draft.

Most people would think Nick is probably constantly picking...

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Love to hate: Michigan-Ohio State rivalry stretches beyond the field

Few rivalries in sports, let alone college football, compare to the one between the Ohio State Buckeyes and Michigan Wolverines. Often referred to as "The Game" by many followers, the two teams perennially battle for Big Ten supremacy and the results often impact the entire college football landscape.

The hostility stretches well beyond the gridiron, too. Fans and alumni alike have little issue...

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Northwestern to play Wisconsin at Wrigley Field in 2020

CHICAGO (AP) Northwestern will play Wisconsin at Wrigley Field in 2020.

The Wildcats and Chicago Cubs announced Tuesday the Big Ten schools will meet at the Friendly Confines on Nov. 7, 2020.

Northwestern will be returning to Wrigley Field for the first time since the one-way game against Illinois in November 2010 - the first college football game there since 1938. Both teams had to run their


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Love to hate: The ammunition behind the Red River Showdown

Southerners sure love their football, so it should come as no surprise that fans in Oklahoma and Texas treat their annual grudge match like a religious experience.

The two schools first clashed in 1900 - back then, Texas was referred to simply as the "Varsity." Since 1932, the Sooners and Longhorns have been settling their differences at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas during the third weekend of the...

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Ex-Oklahoma defensive back sentenced to 18 years for robbery

WACO, Texas (AP) A former University of Oklahoma football player has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery in his Texas hometown of Waco.

Parrish Cobb was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty to robbing a Baylor student at gunpoint in 2017.

According to the Waco Tribune-Herald , prosecutors agreed to dismiss two other armed robbery charges against


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