Women's sports

Oregon State's Aleah Goodman (1) looks for a way past Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu (20) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)
February 18, 2019 - 11:31 pm
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — The outcome of that first game against the Ducks didn't sit so well with the Beavers. Following a loss to Oregon in Eugene on Friday night, Aleah Goodman had 22 points and No. 12 Oregon State snapped the No. 2 Ducks' 17-game winning streak with a 67-62 victory before a...
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South Africa's runner Caster Semenya, current 800-meter Olympic gold medalist and world champion, arrives for the first day of her hearing at the international Court of Arbitration for Sport, CAS, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Semenya has filed an appeal in the CAS against the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) ruling, forcing female runners to medicate to reduce their testosterone levels for six months before racing internationally. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP)
February 18, 2019 - 1:50 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The longtime standoff between Olympic champion Caster Semenya and track and field's governing body over issues of gender, hormones and performance in sports reached a pivotal phase on Monday as a key tribunal began hosting a planned five-day hearing in a case that could...
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FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2019, file photo, Rice coach Tina Langley talks to players during an NCAA college basketball game against Western Kentucky, in Bowling Green, Ky. Buoyed by the second-longest winning streak in the country, Rice has entered The Associated Press women’s basketball poll for the first time in school history. The Owls have won 15 straight games and are ranked 25th in Monday’s poll. (Bac Totrong/Daily News via AP, File)/
February 18, 2019 - 1:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Langley had a vision when she took over Rice's women's basketball program four years ago. The Owls have been steadily improving every season and now can add an appearance in the AP Top 25 to their achievements. Rice entered The Associated Press women's basketball poll for the...
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February 18, 2019 - 12:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Baylor remains No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll; Oregon moves up to second; Rice enters Top 25.
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin poses after winning the women's slalom, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
February 17, 2019 - 7:13 pm
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Maybe Alpine skiing won't be so lost without Lindsey Vonn and Aksel Lund Svindal after all. One week after Vonn and Svindal retired by claiming medals in their final races, Mikaela Shiffrin and Marcel Hirscher both showed true grit by fighting through debilitating sickness to...
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Miami forward Emese Hof (21) pulls down a rebound during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Louisville in Louisville, Ky., Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. Miami won 79-73. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
February 17, 2019 - 6:00 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Emese Hof and No. 20 Miami think they can play with anyone, and it shows. Hof scored 18 of her 25 points in the second half to help the 20th-ranked Hurricanes rally for a 79-73 victory against No. 2 Louisville on Sunday. Laura Cornelius added 16 points and six assists as...
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Austria's Marcel Hirscher shows the gold and silver medals of the men's slalom and giant slalom, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
February 17, 2019 - 10:38 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Latest on skiing world championships (all times local): ___ 5:30 p.m. Marcel Hirscher says he has likely skied in his last world championships and could even decide to retire at the end of this season. The Austrian says he will compete in 10 more races this season and then...
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Austria's Marcel Hirscher gets to the finish area after completing the men's giant slalom, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
February 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin defied illness to win the slalom at the skiing world championships. Can Marcel Hirscher do the same? Hirscher, the seven-time overall World Cup champion, will start as the favorite for the last medal event of these championships, even though he is still nursing a...
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Austria's Marcel Hirscher gets to the finish area after completing the men's giant slalom, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
February 17, 2019 - 3:52 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin defied illness to win the slalom at the skiing world championships. Can Marcel Hirscher do the same? Hirscher, the seven-time overall World Cup champion, will start as the favorite for the last medal event of these championships, even though he is still nursing a...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin shows her gold medal of the women's slalom, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
February 16, 2019 - 12:38 pm
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin couldn't breathe. She felt like she was suffocating. She had no energy, and self-doubt had set in. Then came some words of encouragement from her coaches: "The reality is you have to push for 60 seconds. Everything else doesn't matter. Just 60 seconds." They were...
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