NEW YORK, N. Dirk Nowitzki Jersey .Y. - Jon Lester set Major League Baseball records for largest signing bonus and biggest upfront payment with his $155 million, six-year deal with the Chicago Cubs.The pitchers contract calls for a $30 million signing bonus, of which $15 million is due by April 1, a person familiar with the agreement told The Associated Press on Sunday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because those details have not been announced.The previous high for a signing bonus had been Vernon Wells $25.5 million under a $126 million, seven-year deal with Toronto that covered 2008-14 and was announced in December 2006. Wells bonus was payable in three equal installments on March 1 each year from 2008-10.Lesters upfront payment tops a mark set Dec. 8 by Cuban defector Yasmany Tomas. The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to a $14 million signing bonus for the Cuban outfielder-third baseman, all payable within 30 days of the deals approval by Major League Baseball.Tomas broke a record that had stood since January 1993, when Cecil Fielder agreed to a $36 million, five-year contract with Detroit that included an upfront signing bonus of $10,187,500.Chicago and Lester spread out the rest of the signing bonus in three stages, with $2.5 million payments due by Dec. 31 in 2018 and 2019, and a final $10 million installment by Sept. 15, 2020.Lesters contract was agreed to last Tuesday at the winter meetings by the Cubs and agents Sam and Seth Levinson. The Cubs said Saturday they will introduce Lester on Monday at Spiaggia Restaurant, a favourite of President Barack Obama and his family.Lesters deal includes an option for 2021 that, if it becomes guaranteed, would make the deal worth $170 million over seven seasons.A three-time All-Star who turns 31 next month, Lester helped Boston win World Series titles in 2007 and 13. He was dealt by the Red Sox to Oakland at the trade deadline in July and helped the Athletics reach the playoffs.Lester was 16-11 with a career-best 2.46 ERA and 220 strikeouts this year. He is 116-67 with a 3.58 ERA in nine big league seasons.___An earlier version misstated the guaranteed length. It is six years, not seven. Luka Doncic Jersey . Colorado came up big against Chicago last spring, and repeated that performance Tuesday night. Varlamov stopped 36 shots and Paul Stastny had a goal and an assist for the Avalanche in a 5-1 victory over the Blackhawks. Steve Nash Jersey . -- The top-seeded Alberta Pandas set up of an all-Canada West final against arch rival UBC at the CIS womens volleyball championship after a 3-0 win over the No. http://www.mavericksproshop.com/kids-kostas-antetokounmpo-mavericks-jersey/ . "Canada," Bolland said with a smile. "Is that a question?" One day earlier, though, fellow Toronto Maple Leafs centre Nazem Kadri wasnt so sure his home and native land could pull off the win against the United States in the semi-finals of the Olympic hockey tournament.Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - With the college football season in its November stretch run, some of the better freshman players in the FCS are making important contributions to their teams that prove well beyond their years. Southern University quarterback Austin Howard and Butler University running back Sam Schrader have both made such high marks that they were named to the Jerry Rice Award Watch List on Tuesday. The Rice Award, now in its fourth season, and named for the legendary wide receiver who played in the FCS (then Division I-AA) at Mississippi Valley State, honors the nations top first-year player, whether a true freshman or a redshirt freshman. Howard is guiding the offense of the defending Southwestern Athletic Conference champions. He has accounted for 203.4 yards of total offense per game with 17 total touchdowns. Schrader is coming off 162 yards and four touchdowns on the ground in a win over Morehead State. His 561 rushing yards rank fifth among all FCS freshmen and his 11 total touchdowns rank third. The Rice Award winner will be announced at The Sports Network FCS Awards Presentation Dec. 15 in Philadelphia. The Jerry Rice Award Watch List: Mike Basile, Monmouth, Safety, 6-1, 185, Brick, New Jersey 8 games: 52 TT, 44 solo, 2 TFL, 3 INT, 4 PBU Al Cobb, VMI, Quarterback, 6-3, 190, Pulaski, Tennessee 10 games: 223-for-350 (63.7 percent), 2,254 yards, 16 TD, 8 INT; 128.3 passing efficiency, 225.4 ypg; 2 rush TD Chandler Curtis, Mercer, Wide Receiver/Return Specialist, 5-10, 186, Calhoun, Georgia 10 games: 3 carries, 56 yards, 1 TD; 23 receptions, 455 yards, 4 TD; 13 kick returns, 27.1-yard average, 1 TD; 9 punt returns, 28.8-yard average, 3 TD; 112.2 all-purpose ypg Garrett Dolan, Houston Baptist, Linebacker, 6-2, 235, Mont Belveiu, Texas 9 games: 75 TT, 51 solo, 6 TFL, 2.5 sacks, 1 PBU Chase Edmonds, Fordham, Running Back/Kick Returner, 5-9, 185, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 9 games: 207 carries, 1,322 yards, 6.4 ypc, 18 TD, 146.9 ypg; 9 receptions, 65 yards, 1 TD; 193 all-purpose ypg Josh Gontarek, Albany, Wide Receiver/Return Specialist, 5-11, 170, Mt. Airy, Maryland 9 games: 45 receptions, 498 yards, 6 TD; 4 carries, 77 yards Christian Guzman, Houston Baptist, Punter, 5-9, 160, Brookshire, Texas 9 games: 46 punts, 42.8-yard average, 61 long, 3 TB, 4 FC, 9 I20, 14 50+ P.J. Hall, Sam Houston State, Defensive End, 6-1, 270, Seguin, Texas 9 games: 53 TT, 22 solo, 16 TFL, 5 sacks, 1 INT, 3 PBU, 1 QBH, 1 FF, 1 BLK Austin Howard, Southern, Quarterback, 6-0, 190, Edgard, Louisiana 9 games: 119-for-236, 1,675 yards, 14 TD, 7 INT; 48 carries, 156 yards, 3 TD Mario Jenkins, Idaho State, Linebacker, 6-1, 205, Nampa, Idaho 9 games: 84 TT, 32 solo, 9. 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Darius Leonard, South Carolina State, Linebacker, 6-3, 200, Lake View, South Carolina 8 games: 53 TT, 41 solo, 8 TFL, 3 sacks, 1 PBU, 2 FR, 1 FF Yedidiah Louis, Sam Houston State, Wide Receiver, 5-8, 187, Richardson, Texas 9 games: 42 receptions, 488 yards, 1 TD; 3 carries, 29 yards Octayvius Miles, Alabama A&M, Wide Receiver/Kick Returner, 5-10, 165, Mesquite, Texas 9 games: 10 receptions, 291 yards, 4 TD; 19 kick returns, 25.6-yard average, 1 TD Jimmy Moreland, James Madison, Cornerback, 5-10, 175, Royal Palm Beach, Florida 9 games: 34 TT, 24 solo, 3 INT, 6 PBU, 2 FR, 4 BLK Daniel Riddle, Western Carolina, Linebacker, 6-1, 225, Raleigh, North Carolina 9 games: 62 TT, 27 Solo, 5 TFL, 1.5 SK, 2 FF Sam Schrader, Butler, Running Back, 5-10, 185, Mishawaka, Indiana 9 games: 64 carries, 561 yards, 8.8 ypg, 9 TD; 11 receptions, 157 yards, 2 TD James Simms, Towson, Linebacker, 6-3, 190, Laurel, Maryland 9 games: 87 TT, 31 solo, 6 TFL, 1 INT, 2 PBU, 3 QBH, 1 FF Nathan Stone, Duquesne, Linebacker, 5-11, 234, Scottsdale, Pennsylvania 9 games: 69 TT, 31 solo, 6 TFL, 3 sacks, 3 PBU, 2 QBH, 1 FF Emmett Tela, Weber State, Linebacker, 6-1, 220, Provo, Utah 8 games: 79 TT, 46 solo, 10 TFL, 2.5 sacks, 2 QBH Lucas Webb, Chattanooga, Free Safety, 6-1, 190, Northport, Alabama 9 games: 38 TT, 23 solo, 0.5 TFL, 4 INT, 1 PBU, 1 FR Hunter Wells, Youngstown State, Quarterback, 6-5, 195, Navarre, Ohio 7 games: 81-for-127, 1,295 yards, 9 TD, 2 INT Jake Wieneke, South Dakota State, Wide Receiver, 6-4, 205, Maple Grove, Minnesota 9 games: 44 receptions, 810 yards, 9 TD, 18.4 ypc; 1 carry, 52 yards Blaine Woodson, Delaware, Defensive Tackle, 6-2, 270, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 9 games: 43 TT, 24 solo, 10 TFL, 8.5 sacks, 1 QBH Cheap Bosnia Herzegovina Soccer Jerseys Cheap Belgium Soccer Jerseys Cheap Austria Soccer Jerseys Cheap Australia Soccer Jerseys Cheap Danmark Soccer Jerseys Cheap Ecuador Soccer Jerseys Cheap Egypt Soccer Jerseys Cheap England Soccer Jerseys Cheap Finland Soccer Jerseys Cheap France Soccer Jerseys Cheap Germany Soccer Jerseys Cheap Ghana Soccer Jerseys Cheap Greece Soccer Jerseys Cheap Argentina Soccer Jerseys Cheap Netherlands Soccer Jerseys Cheap Honduras Soccer Jerseys Cheap Hungary Soccer Jerseys Cheap Iceland Soccer Jerseys Cheap Indonesia Soccer Jerseys Cheap Iraq Soccer Jerseys ' ' '