Women's sports

Connecticut Sun's Alyssa Thomas reacts to a play during the first half in Game 4 of basketball's WNBA Finals against the Washington Mystics, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
October 08, 2019 - 7:17 pm
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Alyssa Thomas had 17 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds to help the Connecticut Sun stave off elimination and force a decisive Game 5 of the WNBA Finals with a 90-86 win over the Washington Mystics on Tuesday night. The title will be decided Thursday night in Washington...
Read More
Simone Biles of the U.S. performs on the floor during women's team final at the Gymnastics World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
October 08, 2019 - 12:37 pm
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Simone Biles won a record 21st medal at the world gymnastics championships on Tuesday as the United States retained its women's team all-around title. It was Biles' 15th career gold and broke a tie with Russian gymnast Svetlana Khorkina for the most medals overall by a...
Read More
Washington Mystics' Elena Delle Donne stands on the court during the second half in Game 3 of basketball's WNBA Finals, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
October 07, 2019 - 1:38 pm
Elena Delle Donne spent the last five days fighting a back injury and doing everything she could to play in the pivotal Game 3 of the WNBA Finals. She is not about to miss Game 4. The league MVP and the Washington Mystics are one win away from the first title in franchise history after an 84-71...
Read More
Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott speaks to reporters during the Pac-12 Conference women's NCAA college basketball media day, Monday, Oct. 7, 2019 in San Francisco. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)
October 07, 2019 - 1:36 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott has expressed serious concerns about a new law that would allow college athletes in California to hire agents and be compensated for the use of their names or likenesses through endorsement deals or other money-making opportunities. The law...
Read More
FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2019, file photo, Mike Tyson attends a celebrity golf tournament in Dana Point, Calif. Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson is set to join the Professional Fighters League and host the new series “Mike Tyson’s New Fight Game: The PFL." Tyson will conduct interviews with fighters, and musicians, entertainers and other famous fans of mixed martial arts. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
October 07, 2019 - 10:31 am
Mike Tyson is ready to talk your ears off about MMA. The former heavyweight champion is set to join the Professional Fighters League as host of the new series "Mike Tyson's New Fight Game: The PFL," which will debut this week on the league's YouTube channel and other digital platforms before the...
Read More
October 07, 2019 - 10:28 am
U.S. Soccer was misleading when it asserted some players for the women's national team made more money than their male counterparts, the women's team players said in court documents filed Monday. The players say in the documents that the men's pay would have been far greater if they'd had the same...
Read More
October 06, 2019 - 2:59 pm
THE COLONY, Texas (AP) — Cheyenne Knight struggled so much her rookie season that she made the cut in only half of her tournaments and figured she was headed back to the LPGA Tour qualifying series. One week changed everything. In the only LPGA event in her home state of Texas, in what she thought...
Read More
Gold medal Nia Ali, of the United States, celebrates winning the women's 100 meter hurdles at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
October 06, 2019 - 12:04 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The United States showed off the speed and depth of its squad to win three gold medals on the final day of the world track championships. U.S. runners won the men's and women's 4x400-meter relays, and U.S. women finished first and second in the 100-meter hurdles. The U.S...
Read More
Noah Lyles of the United States crosses the finish line to win the men's 4x100 meter relay final ahead of silver medalist Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake of Great Britain & NI during the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
October 05, 2019 - 12:50 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The United States ended a 12-year wait for a gold medal in the men's 4x100-meter relay at the world track and field championships Saturday, the American women had to settle for bronze behind Jamaica. The all-star U.S. men's squad started with individual 100-meter world champion...
Read More
Joe Kovacs, of the United States, competes in the men's shot put final at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 05, 2019 - 11:22 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Latest on the world track and field championships Saturday (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Joe Kovacs of the United States has won the shot put with the biggest throw for 29 years in a contest decided by just a single centimeter. Kovacs threw 22.91 meters in the final round to...
Read More

Pages