Seahawks, Thomas agree on 4-year deal
• Earl Thomas is the latest member of the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks to be rewarded.
A source says the star safety and the Seahawks have reached agreement on a $40 million, four-year contract extension. The source spoke on the condition of anonymity because there had been no announcement by the team.
Thomas, a two-time first-team All-Pro, was Seattle’s second-leading tackler last season and added five interceptions.
The Seahawks hired former Miami Dolphins executive Jeff Ireland as a consultant for the team through the 2014 draft. Ireland was Miami’s general manager for six seasons.
• The New York Giants signed quarterback Rusty Smith, who played the last four seasons with the Tennessee Titans. Smith played in only three regular-season games with one start.
• Chicago Bears wide receiver Josh Morgan was arrested and charged with punching a man outside a Washington nightclub. DC police spokesman Officer Paul Metcalf confirmed that a man named Josh Morgan was arrested Sunday and charged with simple assault, a misdemeanor.
Busch looking to try Indy-NASCAR double
• Kurt Busch will drive the No. 26 Suretone Honda for Andretti Autosport in his attempt to run the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR’s 600-mile race on the same day. Only John Andretti, Tony Stewart and Robby Gordon have attempted the “double,” and no driver has tried since Gordon in 2004.
• It is a testament to Ayrton Senna’s lasting impact on Formula One that the 20th anniversary of his death will be observed this week with five days of commemorations at the Imola track in Italy where he had his fatal accident. Current and past F1 drivers, mechanics, racing officials and fans will pay their respects to Senna and Austrian driver Roland Ratzenberger, who also died at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix.
Mizzou hires ex-star as basketball coach
• Missouri chose a familiar face as its new men’s coach when it selected Kim Anderson, a former star player and longtime aide to former Missouri coach Norm Stewart. He won a Division II championship at Central Missouri this season and replaces Frank Haith, who left for Tulsa earlier this month. Anderson, 58, was the NABC national coach of the year this season after going 30-5.
• Edgar Laprade, the New York Rangers’ Hall of Fame center of the 1940s and ’50s who was known for his playmaking skills and his gentlemanly behavior on the ice, died Monday at his home in Thunder Bay, Ontario. He was 94. He won the Calder Cup in 1946 and the Lady Byng Trophy in 1950.
• Federico Delbonis of Argentina beat two-time champion Nikolay Davydenko 6-2, 7-6 (4) to reach the second round of the BMW Open in Munich.
• Two-time Olympic gold medalist and Western New York Flash star Carli Lloyd was suspended for two games by the National Women’s Soccer League for using excessive force in a game against Chicago.
— From wire reports