By Eric D. Graham BASN columnist
Updated: March 29, 2012

NORTH CAROLINA, (BASN)–-1. Former Green Bay Packers backup QB Matt Flynn agreed to a 3-year $26 million deal with the Seattle Seahawks.

2. (WR) Vincent Jackson signed a lucrative 5-year, $55 million contract with the Tampa Bay Bucs.

3. Jeremy Lin’s jersey when he played for the Erie Bay Hawks of the NBA Development League has been priced a $13,800.

4. WR Desean Jackson signed a 5-year $51 million contract with the Philadelphia Eagles.

5. U.S. Networks are paying $1.1 Billion for the TV rights to the 2012 and 2018 World Cup.

6. Ex-Chicago Bears WR Sam Hurd was arrested on Dec.14 on federal drug-dealing charges for agreeing to buy an initial kilo of cocaine for $25,000.

7. After 8-year investigation into an alleged steroid case, Barry Bonds was fined $4000 along with two years probation, 30 days monitoring and 250 hours of community service.

8. Mario Williams signed a 6-year $100 million contract with the Buffalo Bills.

9. (WR) Robert Meachum penned a four year $25 million deal with the San Diego Chargers.

10. Chicago Bulls (G) Derrick Rose signed a new14-year $250 million endorsement deal with Adidas.