Embiid (knee), who has already been ruled out Tuesday againt the Clippers and Wednesday against the Bucks, is expected to return to the court Friday against the Rockets, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports.
McIlroy (ribs) is setting his sights on returning to the field for the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship in the first week of March, PGATour.com reports. "I'd like to ease my way back in gently," McIlroy said on Monday's The Clubhouse podcast. "Mexico is the perfect time to return because it's four rounds, there's no cut. I can see how everything feels. I'll have a week off after that. All signs point toward Mexico being the one I could come back to and be 100 percent comfortable at."
Love's Travel Stops will extend its successful partnership with Front Row Motorsports into the 2017 season, joining Cassill and the No. 34 team for 18 races in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Front Row Motorsports PR reports.