"Glad the business side is out of the way," Sanders posted on his Twitter account Sunday evening. "Now it's back to playing football and bringing number 7 back to Pittsburgh."
The Steelers will have to give Sanders a $1 million raise, bringing them within about $1 million of the salary cap.
Isner captures clay-court title
TENNIS • John Isner of the United States beat Argentina's Nicolas Almagro 6-3, 7-5 in the final of the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship in Houston. Isner won his first tournament of the year and the sixth of his career.
Alonso wins Chinese Grand Prix
AUTO RACING • Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso won the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai, claiming his and the team's first win since last year's race in Germany. Alonso took the lead for good with 13 laps to go and won by 10 seconds over Lotus' Kimi Raikkonen, with pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes finishing third.
• The Tarrant County medical examiner's office says Kirk Franklin, a 42-year-old man who died in the infield during a NASCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway in Forth Worth on Saturday, shot himself in the head. Fort Worth police have said a man who was camping in the infield died of a "self-inflicted injury" after getting into an argument with other campers. The incident happened late in the Sprint Cup race.
From wire reports