The Texans have finalized a bit of financial housekeeping before the NFL’s summer break.
Houston has signed linebacker Benardrick McKinney to a contract extension, the team announced Thursday. The new deal is worth $50 million over five years with $21 million guaranteed, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, via a source informed of the situation.
A second-round draft pick in 2015, McKinney has emerged as a valuable performer in Romeo Crennel’s defense, leading Nike Elite Cheap Jerseys the team with 95 combined tackles including a career-high 10 for loss last season. He has recorded 282 total tackles (176 solo), 9.0 sacks, 25 tackles for loss, 21 quarterback hits, two forced UK Cheap Jerseys fumbles and three passes defensed in 46 games over the past three years.
Cambria also mentioned the importance of the first-pitch strike, found frequently in the arsenal of Greg Maddux, whom Cambria calls the best pitcher he has ever seen. He alluded to the simplicity of taking notes on opposing hitters during off days, and how good pitching trumps good hitting.
These gentlemen are not the most recognized in baseball, but they experienced and enjoyed the big leagues, and offer excellent advice in trying to make a pitcher the best he can be, regardless of the time period.
The Yankees will have 23-year-old Jonathan Loaisiga make his major-league debut in Tanaka’s place on Friday against the Rays in the Bronx.
Loaisiga will be promoted from Double-A Trenton to the Yankees, skipping Triple-A. Boone said how long Loaisiga stays could depend on his performance.
They were already lined up, the legal-sized sheets of paper with today’s odds in their greedy hands, when Gov. Phil Murphy finally turned toward the betting windows at Monmouth Park in Oceanport.
He was here to place the first legal sports bet in New Jersey history, but the way the crowd of gamblers made a mad rush to get in behind him to make their own wagers, I wondered: Would the governor get crushed before he could put his $20 on Germany to win the World Cup?
And, more importantly, could I get odds on that?