Women's sports

United States' Mikaela Shiffrin, center, winner of an alpine ski World Cup women's parallel slalom city event, celebrates on the podium with second-placed Germany's Christina Geiger, left, and third-placed Sweden's Anna Swenn Larsson, in Hammarbybacken, Stockholm, Sweden, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. (Christine Olsson/TT via AP)
March 01, 2019 - 12:35 am
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — The second-to-last women's downhill of the World Cup season has been canceled in Russia after poor course conditions meant a mandatory training session was canceled for three straight days. The International Ski Federation said the Saturday morning race slot at the...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2017, file photo, Michelle Wie of the United States tees off on the 2nd hole during the HSBC Women's Champions golf tournament at Sentosa Golf Club's Tanjong course in Singapore. The LPGA Tour completes its four-week swing through Australia and Asia with a healthy Wie defending her title at the 2019 HSBC Women’s World Championship at the course. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
February 28, 2019 - 6:26 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — No. 1-ranked Ariya Jutanugarn's 10-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole gave her a 4-under 68 and a five-way share of the first-round lead at the HSBC Women's World Championship on Thursday. Tied with Jutanugarn were No. 3 Minjee Lee, Amy Olson, Yu Liu and Celine Boutier, who won her...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2016, file photo, Baylor defensive lineman Shawn Oakman performs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine Feb. 28, 2016, in Indianapolis. A Central Texas jury on Thursday, Feb. 29, 2019, found the former Baylor football player not guilty of raping another student in 2016, the latest case linked to a scandal that rocked the nation’s largest Baptist university and led to the departure of several top leaders. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan, File)
February 28, 2019 - 6:05 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — A Central Texas jury on Thursday found a former Baylor University football player not guilty of raping another student in 2016, the latest case linked to a scandal that rocked the nation's largest Baptist university and led to the departure of several top leaders. The McLennan...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal plays the ball during his Mexican Tennis Open round 2 match against Australia's Nick Kyrgios, in Acapulco, Mexico, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
February 28, 2019 - 9:35 am
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Rafael Nadal tumbled out of the Mexican Open on Wednesday night, squandering three match points in a 3-6, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (6) loss to Australia's Nick Kyrgios. The top seed also fell in the women's event, with Sloane Stephens losing to Brazilian qualifier Beatriz Haddad Maia 6-...
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February 27, 2019 - 12:14 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Maria Sharapova says she has undergone a "small procedure" on her right shoulder that will need a few weeks to heal, requiring her to pull out of next month's Miami Open. Sharapova said she has struggled since last summer with shoulder pain caused by a fraying tendon and small labrum...
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Women Downhill winners pose on the podium, with from left, second placed Joana Haehlen of Switzerland, winner Sofia Goggia of Italy and third placed Lara Gut-Behrami of Switzerland, celebrate during the winner's ceremony after the women's Downhill race of the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup season in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019. The results were corrected after problems with timekeeping, promoting Gut-Behrami from fourth to third place. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
February 26, 2019 - 10:47 am
GENEVA (AP) — Call it a case of bad timing, in Switzerland of all places. In a nation renowned for precision clocks and Alpine skiing, Swiss timekeepers of a World Cup race got things so wrong that the results of a women's downhill had to be altered three days after it was run — with two skiers...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2018, file photo, Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer reacts in the final minutes of an NCAA college basketball game against Maryland in Baltimore. Rutgers won, 73-65. Coach Stringer, who earlier this season posted her 1,000th victory, is taking off the rest of the regular season on the advice of doctors. The announcement Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, by the Big Ten Conference school came three days after the 70-year-old Hall of Famer missed a game at Michigan. (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)
February 25, 2019 - 11:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Rutgers women's basketball team overcame some turmoil off the court over the past few days to beat Wisconsin. The school announced on Sunday that Hall of Fame coach C. Vivian Stringer would step away from the program to rest on the advice of doctors. That news was sandwiched...
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February 25, 2019 - 5:27 am
SYDNEY (AP) — The Australian Press Council has ruled there was no breach of its standards of practice in a cartoon of tennis star Serena Williams which attracted global condemnation after being published by Melbourne's Herald Sun newspaper last September. The depiction of Williams by cartoonist...
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February 24, 2019 - 10:26 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 91st Academy Awards, which are being presented Sunday night at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Rami Malek may have had a brief fall from the heights of his best-actor Oscar victory for "Bohemian Rhapsody" but he recovered in time...
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February 24, 2019 - 1:47 pm
Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer, who earlier this season posted her 1,000th victory, is taking off the rest of the regular season on the advice of doctors. The announcement Sunday by the Big Ten Conference school came three days after the 70-year-old Hall of Famer missed a game at Michigan...
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