WNBA's 8-Year Labor Deal To Hike Average Salary To $130,000The contract, which begins this season and runs through 2027, will pay players an average of $130,000 and guarantees full salaries while on maternity leave. The collective bargaining agreement also provides enhanced family benefits, travel standards and other health and wellness improvements.
David Bote, Cubs Agree To $15M, 5-Year Deal Covering 2020-24Bote agreed last month to a one-year contract that pays a salary of $561,500 in the major leagues and $163,100 if he is sent to the minors.
AP Source: White Sox Near $43M, 6-Year Deal With Jimenez
Jurgen Klinsmann Received $3.35M Settlement From USSFHe was fired in November 2016 after an 0-2 start in the final round of World Cup qualifying in North and Central America and the Caribbean. His contract was settled for $3,354,167, the tax filing said.
Reliever Brach, Cubs Finalize $3M Deal With CubsBrach debuted with San Diego in 2011 and made an All-Star team with Baltimore in 2016. He has a career 3.08 ERA and 33 saves. The Cubs needed bullpen help with closer Brandon Morrow likely missing the start of the season while recovering from elbow surgery.
White Sox, Herrera Finalize $18M, 2-Year ContractHerrera will earn $8.5 million in each of the next two years as part of the deal and the White Sox have a $10 million option for 2021 with a $1 million buyout.
Cubs Sign Injured Graveman To 1-Year Deal With 2020 OptionGraveman was Oakland's opening day starter for the second consecutive season, but he was shut down in late May and had surgery July 30.
Daniel Descalso, Cubs Agree To $5M, 2-Year ContractThe 32-year-old hit .237 with 22 doubles for Arizona last season. He set career bests in home runs (13) and RBIs (57) while playing in 138 games, his most since 2012.
Lyrics Opera Musicians Ratify New ContractThe Lyric Opera of Chicago will resume full operations following the ratification of a new contract for orchestra musicians. 
Epstein: Maddon To Return For Fifth Season As Cubs ManagerChicago was eliminated by Colorado with a 2-1, 13-inning defeat in the NL wild-card game Tuesday.
Teamsters: 260,000 UPS Workers Ready To Strike For Better ContractThe tally released by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Tuesday night had 93 percent of UPS members endorsing the authorization.