China League One football club Shijiazhuang Ever Bright announced here on Monday that they have signed Brazilian striker Carlos Adriano from South Korean side FC Seoul.
China's football association said Monday it plans a series of measures in response to "irrational" spending by clubs on transfer fees and salaries paid to players.
James Harden had 22 points in his 12th triple-double of the season as the Houston Rockets easily ended their first losing streak of the season by beating the Brooklyn Nets 137-112 on Sunday night.
Former Napoli star Diego Maradona is in talks to work with the Serie A side, where he is still idolized nearly 27 years after leaving the club.
Challenged only by the record book, Justin Thomas won the Sony Open on Sunday with the lowest 72-hole score in PGA Tour history.
Two-time FIFA world player of the year Ronaldinho is hopeful of returning to football with a South American club this year, according to his brother and agent.
China's Ding Junhui won his first match at the snooker Masters since 2011 with a 6-3 victory over world number 16 Kyren Wilson.
Valencia has signed striker Simone Zaza on loan from Juventus until the end of the season.
Free-scoring Monaco moved to the top of the French league on goal difference by crushing Marseille 4-1 Sunday.
Zhang, 27, who can play either midfielder or defender, is the first Chinese to show up in the world's top leagues, playing in Portugal and Spain.