Gay was set to make $14.2 million in the final year of contract with the Kings next season, but he plans to opt out before the June 10 deadline.
He averaged 18.7 points and 6.3 rebounds in 30 games with the Kings last season before suffering a season-ending complete tear of his left Achilles tendon Jan. 18.
Rayshad Lewis, the son of Ravens legend Ray Lewis and a wide receiver who stood out as a true freshman for Utah State last season, is transferring to Maryland. In a tweet Monday night, Lewis posted a photo of himself wearing a Terps uniform and gloves, writing: "New chapter...You ain't gotta understand just sit back and watch." Lewis announced last month that he intended to transfer from the Aggies program ahead of his sophomore season. At Maryland, he lands at a school a short drive from Baltimore, where his father dominated as a linebacker for 17 seasons and where he still has a residence. Lightly recruited out of high school in Orlando, Fla., Lewis had 40 catches for 476 yards and started seven games for Utah State, a Mountain West Conference program that went 3-9 in 2016. He will have to sit out the 2017 season because of NCAA transfer rules but has three years of eligibility remaining.
RB West, CB Price sign restricted free-agent tenders
Projected starting running back Terrance West signed his restricted free-agent tender Monday, putting him in line to make $1.797 million this season. West, the former Northwestern High and Towson University standout, set career highs with 774 rushing yards and six total touchdowns last season. With Kenneth Dixon serving a four-game suspension to start the season, West is expected to carry the load early for the Ravens. Cornerback Sheldon Price, who played in four games and started one before spending the majority of the 2016 season on injured reserve because of a thigh injury, also signed his exclusive rights free-agent tender. Continuing to create more roster space, the Ravens also released undrafted free agents Zach Terrell, a quarterback from Western Michigan, and Omarius Bryant, a defensive end from Western Kentucky. They also released running back Stephen Houston, who spent the majority of last season on the team's practice squad.
More: CBS is making another change to its cast for the "NFL Today" show on Sundays, replacing former Raven Bart Scott with Nate Burleson. Burleson is the second newcomer to the program, with Phil Simms moving from the broadcast booth to the studio. Burleson played 11 NFL seasons as a wide receiver for the Vikings, Seahawks and Lions. He is co-host of "Good Morning Football" on NFL Network, and will remain in that role in addition to his work at CBS. Burleson joins host James Brown, Bill Cowher, Boomer Esiason and Phil Simms.
Maryland takes five top Big Ten women's lacrosse awards
Fresh off its Big Ten tournament championship, No. 1 Maryland took five of the six major women's lacrosse awards announced by conference officials. In leading the Terps to a 19-0 record and the No. 1 seed for the NCAA tournament, Zoe Stukenberg (Marriotts Ridge) was named Midfielder of the Year while Nadine Hadnagy earned Defensive Player of the Year and Megan Taylor (Glenelg) Goaltender of the Year. Kali Hartshorn is the Freshman of the Year and Cathy Reese is Coach of the Year for the second straight season. Penn State's Steph Lazo (St. Mary's) was named Attack Player of the Year.
— Katherine Dunn
Men's college lacrosse: Salisbury received the No. 1 seed in the South region of the NCAA Division III tournament. The Sea Gulls, who captured their 20th Capital Athletic Conference tournament crown to improve to 17-1, will host the winner of the Misericordia-Lasell play-in game on Wednesday at 4 p.m. in the second round. Stevenson (13-5) was placed in the North Region, where it will host Nazareth (11-8) in a second-round game Wednesday at 7 p.m.
College baseball: Stevenson coach Jason Tawney announced his retirement as after 15 seasons. Under Tawney, the Mustangs had eight 20-win seasons and went 293-338-6. ... CCBC-Essex begins defense of its 2016 Region XX (D-II) baseball championship today against Garrett CC. Local players for the Knights include Brent Kline (Sparrows Point), Will Van Horn (Perry Hall Christian), J.D. Bruck (Bel Air), Luke Nakich (Archbishop Curley) and Caleb Smith (home school). Go to mdjuco.org for a complete schedule and results.
Major League Soccer: D.C. United has terminated the contract of defender and Canadian national team player Maxim Tissot. Tissot, 25, started one match for United, playing all 90 minutes April 22 in a 2-2 draw against the New England Revolution. United signed the Montreal Impact Homegrown Player on Feb. 24, 2017. Tissot previously made 44 MLS appearances (22 starts) with the Montreal Impact from 2013 to 2016 and scored five goals.
Men's college rugby: Mike Flanagan is stepping down as Navy coach after 27 years, the school announced. Flanagan was hired in January 1991 after coaching the Loyola Maryland club team for five years. During Flanagan's tenure, Navy made one national final in 1994, 13 semifinals and 23 appearances in the national quarterfinals.