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Skins ink Cousins...Bears, Glennon agree to 3-year pact...LSU, UMass fire coaches

By The Associated Press | Posted - Mar. 11, 2017 at 3:40 a.m.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Kirk Cousins' agent says the Washington Redskins' quarterback has signed his contract for the exclusive franchise tag, a deal worth about $24 million. Cousins set team records for completions and passing yards last season while throwing for 25 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. He could still be traded by the Redskins, who also inked wide receiver Terrelle Pryor to a one-year package worth up to $8 million.

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Bears have finalized contracts with four free agents, including a three-year package with quarterback Mike Glennon. The Bears and Glennon worked out a front-loaded deal worth a reported $18.5 million guaranteed. The Bears also signed safety Quintin Demps and tight end Dion Sims to three-year deals, while inking wide receiver Markus Wheaton to a two-year contract.

UNDATED (AP) — A couple of men's college basketball coaches are looking for work. LSU has dismissed Johnny Jones after five seasons and a 90-72 record, including a 42-48 mark in the SEC. Derek Kellogg has been fired by Massachusetts following a 15-18 season.

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington freshman guard Markelle Fultz has declared for the NBA draft, where he is expected to be among the top five picks. Fultz led the Pac-12 in scoring at 23.2 points a game. He also averaged 5.7 rebounds and 5.9 assists for a team that finished just 2-12 in conference play.

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — Adam Hadwin is the leader heading into the third round of the PGA's Valspar Championship at Palm Harbor, Florida. Hadwin fired a 7-under 64 that leads him minus-10 through 36 holes, one shot ahead of first-round leader Jim Herman. Tyrone Van Aswegen is two strokes back and one ahead of Henrik Stenson, Russell Henley and Dominic Bozzelli.

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