Women's sports

Mexico's Azteca Stadium is seen from above in Mexico City, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. The NFL has moved the Los Angeles Rams' Monday night showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs from Mexico City to Los Angeles due to the poor condition of the field at Azteca Stadium. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)
November 14, 2018 - 1:32 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The NFL*s decision to move the regular-season game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Rams due to the poor condition of the turf at Azteca Stadium has left many Mexicans disappointed, angered and wondering how it will affect the relationship with the league for...
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FILE - In this June 3, 2018, file photo, Ariya Jutanugarn, of Thailand, holds up the trophy after winning in a four hole playoff during the final round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament at Shoal Creek, in Birmingham, Ala. Jutanugarn is already the LPGA's player of the year and leading moneywinner this season. She'll look to cap the season with a win in the CME Group Tour Championship that begins Thursday, Nov. 15. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)
November 14, 2018 - 10:26 am
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn is occasionally fearful on the golf course, which might seem peculiar given her resume. She's already clinched the LPGA's player of the year award, her second in the last three seasons. She's already clinched the money title, also for the second time in three...
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Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer poses in front of a banner that will hang from the rafters after Rutgers defeated Central Connecticut for Stringer's 1,000th career NCAA college basketball game win, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Piscataway, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
November 13, 2018 - 8:03 pm
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — As the red and white confetti rained down on the court to celebrate C. Vivian Stringer's 1,000th career victory, the Hall of Fame coach took a moment to soak it all in. She was surrounded by family, friends, former players and coaches from all three schools where she coached...
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Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale (24) tries to shoot past Pennsylvania's Ashley Russell (25) during an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 12, 2018 at Purcell Pavilion in South Bend, Ind. (Michael Caterina/South Bend Tribune via AP)
November 12, 2018 - 6:47 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale overcame poor shooting to finish with 21 points and lead four players in double figures as No. 1 Notre Dame pulled away from Penn in the second half on the way to a 75-55 victory on Monday night. Jessica Shepard had 17 points, Brianna Turner 16 and Jackie...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, file photo, Minnesota head coach Lindsay Whalen watches as guard Jasmine Brunson (21) brings the ball up against New Hampshire during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Minneapolis. Whalen got her first win as a coach as Minnesota won 70-47. (Aaron Lavinksy/Star Tribune via AP, File)
November 12, 2018 - 10:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Lindsay Whalen has Minnesota in the AP Top 25 women's basketball poll. The first-year coach became the 39th person to play and coach a team that was ranked when her alma mater entered the women's basketball poll Monday at No. 25. Whalen is the 12th to accomplish the feat at the same...
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2016, file photo, Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer shouts to her players during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan State, in Piscataway, N.J. Stringer is one victory away from becoming the fifth Division I women's basketball coach to reach 1,000 victories. She'll get her first chance to join the exclusive club Tuesday night, Nov. 13, 2018, against Central Connecticut State. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
November 12, 2018 - 9:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — When C. Vivian Stringer first started coaching 46 years ago, there weren't many female African-American basketball coaches to turn to for advice. So she looked elsewhere. "Everyone that was helping me was men," she said in a phone interview with The Associated Press. "Men like John...
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Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic reacts after scoring a point against Sofia Kenin of the United States during their tennis match of the Fed Cup Final between Czech Republic and United States in Prague, Czech Republic, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
November 11, 2018 - 7:06 am
PRAGUE (AP) — Katerina Siniakova won the first reverse singles on Sunday to lead the Czech Republic to its sixth Fed Cup title in eight years. Siniakova defeated Sofia Kenin 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 to give the Czechs an insurmountable 3-0 lead over the defending champion United States in the best-of-five...
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Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic reacts after scoring a point against Sofia Kenin of the United States during their tennis match of the Fed Cup Final between Czech Republic and United States in Prague, Czech Republic, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
November 10, 2018 - 8:05 am
PRAGUE (AP) — Barbora Strycova rallied from a set down to give the Czech Republic a 1-0 lead over defending champion United States in the Fed Cup final on Saturday. Playing in the last Fed Cup fixture of her career, the 32-year-old Strycova overcame an early scare to defeat Sofia Kenin 6-7 (5), 6-1...
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Canada forward Brianne Jenner and Finland forward Noora Tulus collide with Finland goaltender Noora Raty during the third period of a Four Nations Cup hockey preliminary game in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (Liam Richards/The Canadian Press via AP)
November 09, 2018 - 8:27 pm
SASKATOON, Saskatchewan (AP) — Sydney Brodt, Melissa Samoskevich and Hannah Brandt scored in the first period and the U.S. women's hockey team beat Sweden 5-1 on Friday to cruise into the Four Nations Cup title game. The United States will face Canada in the championship game Saturday night. The U...
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US captain Kathy Rinaldi, left, talks to Danielle Rose Collins, right, during a training session prior to the final match of the Fed Cup between Czech Republic and USA in Prague, Czech Republic, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
November 07, 2018 - 6:31 am
PRAGUE (AP) — United States captain Kathy Rinaldi has had a winning formula since taking over the Fed Cup team, and she's not expected to change anything in this year's final against the Czech Republic. Under her charge since 2017, the U.S. has won five straight matches, including last year's final...
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