BEIJING (AP) — Holding his skis beside a bunny slope, Li Wei enthuses over his winter job as a farmer-turned-ski coach on the northwestern outskirts of Beijing.
BELTON — Locked in a pair of tight battles with American Southwest Conference rival Hardin-Simmons, No. 20 Mary Hardin-Baylor continued to execute down the stretch to hold off the 22nd-ranked Cowgirls 74-72 in the women’s game, and No. 21 UMHB followed the same recipe for an 82-76 victory over the Cowboys in the men’s matchup at Mayborn Campus Center on Thursday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Meek Mill crashed a 76ers press conference and gave a shoutout to his favorite team. The rapper capped his impromptu remarks with “good win!”
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Seattle Kraken picked up a rare road win — and made team history along the way.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Antonee Robinson somersaulted a struggling United States into a strong position in World Cup qualifying, just like he did in September.
CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Eberflus is the new coach of the Chicago Bears, tasked with turning around a franchise mired in mediocrity for much of the past decade.
NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James will return to Cleveland as an All-Star Game captain, with another former Cavaliers No. 1 pick joining him as this season's surprise selection.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Draymond Green is going into TV.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Top-ranked Jon Rahm and Justin Thomas made the birdies they needed to keep pace on the easier North Course at Torrey Pines on Thursday and shared the lead with hard-charging Adam Schenk after two rounds of the Farmers Insurance Open.
South Carolina, Stanford, North Carolina State and Tennessee would be the top seeds if the women’s NCAA Tournament began now.
Andy Reid was a young, offensive-minded coach who hadn’t even been a coordinator when Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie hired him to lead a franchise out of despair 23 years ago.