NFL experts predict: The most head-scratching free-agent moves

Do the Giants have a plan to contend, and where does Golden Tate fit? Our insiders put a bow on the free-agent frenzy. – NFL

Biggest looming free-agent decisions for all 32 NFL teams

Could Clay Matthews move on from Green Bay? Will the Texans bring back Tyrann Mathieu? Here are the questions facing every team. – NFL

The best and worst free-agent signings of 2018

Where would the Saints be if Drew Brees had tested the free-agent market instead of re-signing? Here are the deals that exceeded or fell short of expectations. – NFL

Predictions on the biggest NHL free-agent decisions of 2019

Jeff Skinner, Artemi Panarin and Mitch Marner are among the players hitting free agency next summer. What should their teams do? – NHL

Oilers sign free-agent forward Upshall to tryout

The Oilers have signed 34-year-old free agent Scottie Upshall to a professional tryout. – NHL

Free-agent RB Peterson to meet with Redskins

Free-agent running back Adrian Peterson will meet with the Washington Redskins on Monday, after the team met with Jamaal Charles and worked out Orleans Darkwa on Sunday. – NFL

Way-too-early 2019 NHL free-agent buyer’s guide

We slot the players into five tiers, and assess their chances of actually reaching the free agent market next July 1. – NHL

NFL Insiders predict: Most successful free-agent QB in Year 1

Minnesota landed Kirk Cousins, and Washington landed his replacement. Who will have the better 2018? Our Insiders weigh in on that and more. – NFL

Final free-agent offers for Kirk Cousins, and fallback plans for each team

The free-agent quarterback is about to get paid. By which team, and for how much? We formulated offers from his final four and figured out backup plans (and draft needs) for every QB-needy team. – NFL

Sources: Lakers shifting free-agent focus to ’19

The Lakers aren’t abandoning a 2018 summer pursuit of free-agent stars, but rather recalibrating their focus on a 2019 class that could include Kawhi Leonard, Klay Thompson and Jimmy Butler, sources told Ramona Shelburne and Adrian Wojnarowski. – NBA

Biggest looming free-agent decisions for every team

Case Keenum has led the Vikings to the NFC title game. But he might not even be back next season — all three quarterbacks in Minnesota could hit the open market. NFL Nation reporters assess questions throughout the league. – NFL

The best and worst NFL free-agent signings of 2017

The Vikings signed a backup quarterback in an under-the-radar deal last March. Now that QB has them one game from the Super Bowl. Here are the deals that exceeded, met or fell short of expectations — good and bad. – NFL

Weekly Reader: Is free-agent fear fueling Vegas’ success?

There are no superstars in Vegas’ locker room, just highly motivated winners who are playing for their next deal — and each other. Plus, the Penguins’ preposterously funny “Christmas Story” riff and whether John Tavares will be an Islander for life. – NHL

Bears to sign free-agent lineman McDonald

The Chicago Bears will sign Ray McDonald to a contract, a source said Tuesday. Terms of the agreement are unknown at this time.