Los Angeles Times

Murray, Cardinals agree to a deal


Kyler Murray agreed to a long-term contract that will keep the quarterbac­k with the Arizona Cardinals through the 2028 season.

ESPN reported that the contract announced Thursday could be worth $230.5 million, with $160 million guaranteed.

Arizona went 5-10-1 during Murray’s rookie season in 2019 but the Cardinals improved to 11-6 last season before losing to the Rams in the NFC wild-card round.

The Cleveland Browns reached an agreement with free-agent quarterbac­k Josh Rosen on a one-year contract, giving them another veteran as they await a ruling on Deshaun Watson, according to the Associated Press.

Rosen, a former UCLA quarterbac­k, worked out this week for the Browns, along with A.J. McCarron.

Kentucky at 2:30 p.m. PST on Dec. 17 at Madison Square Garden in New York as part of the CBS Sports Classic.

The Bruins will also play Illinois at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 18 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas as part of the Continenta­l Tire Main Event.

— Ben Bolch

Scott Piercy shot a sixunder 65 to share the 3M Open lead with Sungjae Im after the first round . ... Glen Day, playing with a new set of golf clubs after his own ones failed to arrive from the United States, matched Stephen Ames’ bogey-free six-under 64 for a share of the lead at the Senior British Open . ... Ayaka Furue rolled in nine birdies for an eightunder 63, her lowest round in a major, at the LPGA’s Evian Championsh­ip.

The spokespers­on for Russia’s Foreign Ministry lashed out at the U.S. characteri­zing basketball star Brittney Griner’s jailing on drug charges as “wrongful detention,” saying it shows disrespect for Russian law. Griner’s trial is scheduled to resume Tuesday.

Reliever Trevor Rosenthal signed a $4.5-million, one-year contract with the San Francisco Giants . ... Former Cy Young Award winner Dallas Keuchel was designated for assignment by the Arizona Diamondbac­ks after four ineffectiv­e outings . ... Major League Baseball reached the AllStar break with an average attendance of 26,409, a drop of 5.4% from the All-Star break of prepandemi­c 2019.

Alexandra Popp’s fourth goal in as many games sealed Germany’s 2-0 win over Austria to set up a European Championsh­ip semifinal match with France or the Netherland­s.

Top-seeded Carlos Alcaraz recovered from a slow start to beat Filip Krajinovic 7-6 (4), 6-3 and reach the quarterfin­als of the Hamburg European Open as Francisco Cerundolo stunned Andrey Rublev 6-4, 6-2. In the women’s draw, top-seeded Anett Kontaveit reached the semifinals after Andrea Petkovic retired injured . ... French teenager Diane Parry beat secondseed­ed Yulia Putintseva 6-3, 6-4 to reach her first tourlevel quarterfin­al at the Palermo Ladies Open.

Former Carolina Hurricanes winger Nino Niederreit­er signed a two-year, $8million deal with the Nashville Predators . ... The Pittsburgh Penguins re-signed forward Kasperi Kapanen to a two-year deal that average $3.2 million annually.

Jonas Vingegaard is likely to be wearing the yellow jersey when the Tour de France ends Sunday after Vingegaard responded to a series of attacks from defending champion Tadej Pogacar and dropped his main rival in the last big mountain stage to increase his overall lead to 3 minutes, 26 seconds.

Uwe Seeler, who led West Germany to the 1966 World Cup final as captain of the national team, has died. He was 85.

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