Olivia Fotopoulou broke a 19-year-old Cypriot national indoor record with a 23.85 second run in the 200m at a meet in Valencia, Spain today. Fotopoulou also won the 60m in 7.40 seconds, which qualified her for the European Indoor Championships.
Kira Lewis logged double-digit minutes for the third straight game for New Orleans tonight, and recorded a season-best 5 assists (as well as a number of other passes that led to fouls instead of baskets). In 54 minutes so far this season, Lewis has only one turnover.
Mack Wilson tackled Patrick Mahomes on an option play in the second half of today’s AFC Divisional Playoff. Mahomes suffered a concussion on the play when his head hit the turf, and didn’t return to the game. Wilson tweeted out his best wishes to Mahomes after the game.
The New Orleans Saints were eliminated from the NFL playoffs tonight, thus guaranteeing that an Alabama player will get a Super Bowl ring. It will be the 9th straight year that the Super Bowl winner has an Alabama player (counting injured players), and the 18th straight year that at least one of the Super Bowl participants has an Alabama player.
Arinn Young (17 points) was Rhine River’s leading scorer in a 66-62 lost to Rahden yesterday.
Here’s a really thoughtful piece from Golfweek’s Eamon Lynch on the reaction to Justin Thomas‘ verbal transgression and Ralph Lauren’s response in the aftermath.
Calvin Ridley was a guest commentator for the College ESports League’s Madden 21 National Championship tonight.
SOCCER Roma 3, Napoli Femminile 2. Pia Rijsdijk (NAP) – 1 SOG; played full match VOLLEYBALL Stuttgart 3, Suhl 0 (25-19, 25-17, 25-19). Krystal Rivers (STU) – 21 points (8 break points), 18 kills BASKETBALL Würzburg 80, Fraport 72. Michael Kessens (FRA) – 11 minutes, 4 points (2-2 FG), 4 rebounds. Tortona 83, Casale 43. Corban Collins (CAS) – 24 minutes, 11 points (2-5 2pg, 2-6 3pg, 1-1 FT), 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, 2 fouls. Utah 109, Denver 105. JaMychal Green – 20 minutes, 5 points (1-5 2pg, 1-3 3pg), 6 rebounds, 1 block, 1 foul. New Orleans 128, Sacramento 123. Kira Lewis – 15 minutes, 3 points (1-5 FG, 1-2 FT), 2 rebounds, 5 assists, 0 turnovers, 3 fouls. FOOTBALL AFC Divisional Playoff: Kansas City 22, Cleveland 17. Gehrig Dieter – no stats Mack Wilson – 5 tackles Ronnie Harrison – 3 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 QBH Jedrick Wills – no stats GOLF Sony Open in Hawaii final: Robby Shelton – 66-67-65-68, -14, T25 Michael Thompson – 66-68-66-66, -14, T25 TRACK & FIELD Valencia (Spain) indoor meet Women’s 200m: Olivia Fotopoulou – 23.85 seconds, 1st