Women's sports

FILE - In this Saturday, March 13, 2010 file photo Lindsey Vonn, of the United States, poses with all the Olympic medals and Women's World Cup skiing trophies she won in her career, in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta, File)
February 10, 2019 - 1:21 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — After heavy early-morning snowfall, the skies have cleared for Lindsey Vonn's final race. Vonn is retiring after the downhill at the world championships Sunday. The race is scheduled to start at 12:30 p.m. (1130 GMT) with Vonn starting third in a field of 37 skiers. Battling pain...
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Baylor center Kalani Brown, right, reacts to her score while heading up court with TCU forward Yummy Morris, left, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Rod Aydelotte)
February 09, 2019 - 1:49 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — Kalani Brown had some key stretches for No. 1 Baylor while scoring a season-high 32 points. Brown finished 11-of-12 shooting and made all 10 of her free throws, including two quick five-point efforts as the Lady Bears stretched their Big 12 winning streak to 34 in a row with an...
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United State's Sofia Kenin returns a shot to Australia's Ashleigh Barty during their first-round Fed Cup tennis match in Asheville, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
February 09, 2019 - 1:28 pm
France and Belarus were in command of their Fed Cup first-round ties while 2018 finalists the Czech Republic and the United States were level in their ties on Saturday. Australian Open semifinalist Karolina Pliskova won the first point for the Czechs against Romania after easing past Mihaela...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010 file photo Lindsey Vonn of the United States celebrates after winning the gold medal in the Women's downhill at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia. Lindsey Vonn is planning to compete in her last race on Sunday, ending a ski career in which she has made herself one of the greatest athletes of all time. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer, File)
February 09, 2019 - 12:34 pm
ARE, Sweden (AP) — What the world of skiing and beyond said about Lindsey Vonn, who is retiring from skiing after the downhill at the worlds championships on Sunday: ___ Bode Miller, retired U.S. skier "There are so many different ways to measure the best of all time and she basically checks every...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 file photo United States' Lindsey Vonn is assisted after crashing during the women's super G at the alpine ski World Championships, in Are, Sweden. (Pontus Lundahl/TT via AP, File)
February 09, 2019 - 10:58 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Anyone expecting Lindsey Vonn to take it easy in her last race should think again. Doesn't matter if she's still banged up from a crash with a black eye, a sore rib — not to mention the pain in both of her knees that forced her to move up her retirement. "Whether I'm ready or not...
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Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal reacts in the finish area after the men's downhill race, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
February 09, 2019 - 8:53 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — If anyone had to beat Aksel Lund Svindal in his final race, he seemed just fine with it being Norwegian teammate Kjetil Jansrud. After an emotional moment when he leaned back, stretched his arms out and looked to the sky, Svindal was all smiles despite finishing a close second in...
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February 09, 2019 - 2:57 am
BARWON HEADS, Australia (AP) — Second-round leader Kim Kaufman holed out from the bunker for birdie on the par-3 seventh hole which helped her take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the LPGA's Vic Open. The American otherwise had a forgettable third round with four bogeys and a double bogey...
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Light traffic passes by as a highway sign over Interstate 90 warns of expected snow later in the day Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, in Seattle. Officials have issued a winter storm warning for the Puget Sound region including Seattle. The National Weather Service says the warning will be in effect from noon Friday to noon Saturday, with snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches expected in the interior lowland areas. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
February 09, 2019 - 2:02 am
SEATTLE (AP) — A winter storm pounded Washington state Friday, forcing the cancellation of 200 flights in Seattle as officials worked to get people off the streets and into shelters during the nation's latest bout with winter weather. Snow began falling north of Seattle with some areas recording 8...
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Switzerland's Wendy Holdener celebrates after winning the women's combined, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
February 08, 2019 - 8:22 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Wendy Holdener retained her Alpine combined title at the skiing world championships Friday by beating Petra Vlhova by 0.03 seconds. The Swiss racer was in fifth place after the downhill leg, and lost time on Vlhova in the top section of the slalom. She was tied with the Slovakian...
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Italy's Dominik Paris speeds down the course during training for the men's downhill, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)
February 08, 2019 - 5:50 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Latest from the skiing world championships (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Fresh off his win in the super-G, Dominik Paris was fastest in a truncated downhill training run. The Italian skier was 0.10 seconds quicker than Johan Clarey, who was runner-up to Paris in the super-G on...
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