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  • 23 May
    Arian Foster signed a one-year deal with the Miami Dolphins?on Monday, saying he is starting a new chapter of my life.The deal is worth $1.5 million and includes incentives that could bring its total value to a maximum of $3.5 million, a league source told ESPNs Adam Schefter.Fosters agent, Mike McCartney, announced the news Monday afternoon when he tweeted congratulations to the former Houston Texans star.Foster, a four-time Pro Bowl running back, discussed why he joined the Dolphins later in the day on a conference call.Theyre a young team, a hungry team, Foster said after the Dolphins officially announced the signing. [They have] a lot of talent on both sides of the ball. I think they have the right head coach and the right people in the front office. Theyre all committed to winning there.Foster will join a Dolphins backfield that is in flux after Lamar Miller, Miamis leading rusher last season, signed with the Texans. Jay Ajayi and rookie Kenyan Drake currently are atop the Dolphins depth chart at running back.The Texans did not offer Foster a pay cut before releasing him on March 3. Foster, who has a history with injuries, turns 30 in August.The Texans were set to spend nearly $9 million in cap space on Fosters salary, but Texans general manager Rick Smith said the decision to release Foster would not be based on his salary.The time that I spent in Houston was an amazing time, Foster said. Im grateful for the people that I met, my family that I made there and my family that lives there now. I got nothing but love for the people and fans of Houston. This is a new chapter of my life.Foster played in only four games last season, hampered by two significant injuries. He suffered a torn groin in training camp that caused him to miss three games. He returned for four games, but then suffered a torn right Achilles tendon in the final five minutes against the Dolphins on Oct. 25.Since becoming the Texans starter in 2010, Foster has had a torn meniscus, multiple hamstring injuries, a knee injury, a back injury that required surgery, a minor groin injury, a major groin injury and a torn Achilles tendon. In that time, Foster has carried the ball an average of 20 times per game, the highest average in the NFL.Foster went to the Texans as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He spent most of that season on the practice squad, being elevated to the active roster in November.The 2010 season marked his breakout year. Foster rushed 33 times for 231 yards in a season--opening win over the Indianapolis Colts, sealing his role as the Texans starting running back. 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LONDON -- The NBA should be in no hurry to copy the NFLs style of expansion in London as it seeks to grow its appeal abroad, according to Steve Nash.The British capital plays host to its third game of the NFL regular season at Wembley stadium on Sunday, while Nashs favourite soccer club Tottenham are building their new stadium with an agreement to host two NFL games a year from 2018 to 2027.The NBA will stage a single regular season game at Londons O2 Arena in January, but Nash -- twice named the NBAs Most Valuable Player as a Phoenix Suns point guard -- does not see a need to shoehorn more games into the British sporting calendar.He told ESPN: Theres always something to be learned, but I think its a more natural fit stadium wise to have those types of agreements with the two footballs.Im sure there will be opportunities, and there have been in the past, where we can cross-promote with the Premier League and the NBA.The reality is that all of us just want people to enjoy what we do and be able to come over here and share the game with the fans we already have, and maybe draw in a few more to appreciate this beautiful sport.Nash was speaking in London at the NBBAs Crossover event, which highlights the convergence of the league and popular culture through music, fashion and media.ddddddddddddhe exhibition forms part of the NBAs efforts to broaden interest in the sport outside its American heartland. But while the NFL has targeted London as its overseas outpost, the NBA has already taken games to Mexico and China.The NFL will join its basketball cousins in Mexico next month when the Oakland Raiders face the Houston Texans at Azteca stadium and Nash revealed the duty sportspeople feel to promote their games around the world.We all share a responsibility to grow the game [of basketball] and for it to be left better than it was when we came into the league, he said. We all feel fortunate to be able to play this great game in front of as many people as we do.To be able to travel the world to promote our game, thats something we all share the responsibility to do. Not only do we want to grow the game, but we want to give our fans in these regions a little bit more for their loyalty and support. ' ' '