Thursday things you might have missed

NFL

  1. The Denver Broncos and Russell Wilson have come to an agreement on a 5-year extension that will keep him in Denver through the 2028 season. The contract is reportedly worth $245 million with $165 guaranteed.

Breaking: Broncos and Russell Wilson just reached agreement on a five-year, $245 million contract extension that includes $165 million guaranteed, sources tell ESPN. Deal now ties Wilson to Denver for seven total years and $296 million. Another massive QB deal in the books. pic.twitter.com/uk6yelOL3j — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 1, 2022

  1. Tennessee Titans pass-rusher Harold Landry is anticipated to miss the entirety of the 2022 season after suffering a torn ACL during Wednesday’s practice. Landry signed a 5-year $87.5 million contract during this past off season.

Titans pass rusher Harold Landry tore his ACL. (via @TomPelissero) pic.twitter.com/WIZM1bZmB3 — NFL (@NFL) September 1, 2022

  1.  New Orleans Saints safety Marcus Maye was arrested on Thursday in what police are saying was a “road rage incident”. He was booked on 1 count of aggravated assault with a firearm.

Saints S Marcus Maye reportedly has been arrested for aggravated assault with a firearm. https://t.co/VQUeHhp4ue — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) September 1, 2022

NBA

  1. The Cleveland Cavaliers have picked up All-Star Donovan Mitchell from the Utah Jazz. In return Utah will receive Lauri Markkanen, Collin Sexton, Ochai Agbaji, 3 unprotected 1st-round picks in 2025, 2027 and 2029, and 2 pick swaps in 2026 and 2028.

Full trade: Utah is trading Donovan Mitchell to Cleveland for Lauri Markkanen, Ochair Agbaji, Collin Sexton, three unprotected first-round picks and two pick swaps, sources tell ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) September 1, 2022

  1. The Houston Rockets team owner Tilman Fertitta announced  that they will retire Elvin Hayes’ No. 44 at halftime of their game against the Indiana Pacers on Nov. 18.

Cemented in Rockets history. The moment Elvin Hayes heard from @TilmanJFertitta that his jersey will hang in the rafters of the Toyota Center. pic.twitter.com/5B2kfXjLHQ — Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) August 31, 2022

  1. The Toronto Raptors have signed forward Josh Jackson. The contract is reportedly non-guaranteed.

Welcome to the team, @j_josh11#WeTheNorth pic.twitter.com/c5gIKFmCYo — Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) August 31, 2022

MLB

  1. Spencer Strider broke John Smoltz’s 1992 record for strikeouts in a single game for the Atlanta Braves. Strider handed out 16 strikeouts in 8 innings. Atlanta beat the Colorado Rockies 3-0 on Thursday.

.@SpencerSTRIDer sets an Atlanta @Braves record for Ks in a game! It's only his 17th career start. pic.twitter.com/Kw4IWJd04M — MLB (@MLB) September 2, 2022

  1. Major League Baseball suspended free agent pitcher Carlos Martinez for 85 games after he violated MLB’s joint domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse policy. The suspension is retro-active to June 19th. The 30-year-old was also suspended for 80 games in May siting minor league baseballs drug program. He tested positive for the performance-enhancing substance Ibutamoren.

Carlos Martinez was in the Red Sox system for about 10 days this year. This suspension is in the wake of an 80-day PED ban. His career is probably over. pic.twitter.com/x4Zfjgu38O — Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) September 1, 2022

  1. The New York Yankees have called up infielder prospect Oswald Peraza. The shortstop ranks 53rd on the all inclusive list of prospects. The 22-year-old is well known for his speed and defensive ability.

Oswald Peraza homering then being removed immediately because he’s getting called up is storybook stuff pic.twitter.com/0A9pwioXvc — YankeeMetrics (@YankeeMetrics) September 1, 2022

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