Women's sports

FILE -In this Feb. 20, 2010 file photo, bronze medalist Lindsey Vonn of the United States hold the Stars and Stripes during the flower ceremony for the Women's super-G at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia. Vonn announced Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, that she will retire from ski racing after this month's world championships in Sweden. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer, File)
February 01, 2019 - 4:52 pm
Lindsey Vonn transcended her sport in a way only a handful of Olympic athletes could even imagine. She was about more than skiing. She was about more than medals. She was about more than winning. She was often in the spotlight, appearing in the pages of mainstream and sports magazines, walking the...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, July 21, 2016, Russian high jumper Ivan Ukhov during the Russian Athletics Cup, at Zhukovsky, outside Moscow, Russia. Olympic high jump champion Ivan Ukhov is among 12 Russian track and field athletes found guilty of taking part in state-backed doping, according to an announcement Friday Feb. 1, 2019, by The Court of Arbitration for Sport. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, FILE)
February 01, 2019 - 11:42 am
GENEVA (AP) — Olympic high jump champion Ivan Ukhov was among 12 Russian track and field athletes found guilty Friday of taking part in state-backed doping. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said Ukhov has been disqualified from the 2012 London Olympics, while hammer thrower Tatyana Lysenko and...
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Slovakia's Petra Vlhova celebrates at the finish area of an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom, in Maribor, Slovenia, Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)
February 01, 2019 - 8:14 am
MARIBOR, Slovenia (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin and Petra Vlhova shared victory Friday in the final women's World Cup giant slalom before the world championships. Shiffrin, the Olympic champion in the event, held a lead of 0.48 seconds over Vlhova after the opening run, but the Slovakian skier posted the...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, file photo, snowboarder Chloe Kim smiles at an X Games press conference in Aspen, Colo. Heading to Princeton next fall, Kim is trading her board for books as she tries to blend in and become your normal college freshman. (Anna Stonehouse/The Aspen Times via AP, File)
February 01, 2019 - 2:05 am
DENVER (AP) — Snowboarder Chloe Kim has long been in a class by her herself in the lofty subjects of double corks and front-side twists. Soon, instead of defying physics, she could be learning some. And instead of making history, she will study it. Kim is trading in a few trips down the halfpipe...
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Louisville coach Jeff Walz argues a call with game official Maj Forsberg during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Connecticut in Louisville, Ky., Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
February 01, 2019 - 2:03 am
Jeff Walz has had some really good teams at Louisville since taking over the Cardinals program in 2007. They've made three trips to the Final Four and appeared in the title game twice. Yet in his 12 years at the school, Walz and his Cardinals never could find a way to beat UConn. That changed...
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Louisville guard Asia Durr (25) shoots over Connecticut guard Christyn Williams (13) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. Louisville won 78-69. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
February 01, 2019 - 12:43 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Asia Durr's first basket was just a matter of time and the right look. When it came from long range, two more soon followed to spark No. 3 Louisville past No. 2 UConn. Most important for the Cardinals, they didn't let up on the Huskies. That resulted in a long-sought victory...
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January 31, 2019 - 9:38 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Kiara Leslie scored 23 points, and No. 7 North Carolina State remained unbeaten with a 59-50 victory over Wake Forest on Thursday night. Leslie scored 17 of her points in the second half for the Wolfpack (21-0, 8-0 Atlantic Coast Conference), who never trailed after...
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2019, file photo, United States' Kendall Coyne Schofield skates during the Skills Competition, part of the NHL All-Star weekend, in San Jose, Calif. Coyne Schofield says she doesn’t believe NBC Sports analyst Pierre McGuire questioned her knowledge of the sport during an awkward pre-game interaction. McGuire was criticized on social media for telling Coyne Schofield which sides the Penguins and Lightning were on during their broadcast of the game on NBC Sports Network on Wednesday night and for saying the network was paying her to be an analyst and not a fan. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
January 31, 2019 - 9:38 pm
Women's hockey star Kendall Coyne Schofield said Thursday she doesn't believe NBC Sports analyst Pierre McGuire questioned her knowledge of the sport during an awkward pre-game interaction this week. McGuire was criticized on social media for the situation that occurred during Wednesday night's...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2018, file photo, a Missouri football helmet sits on the bench during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Georgia in Columbia, Mo. The NCAA has sanctioned Missouri's football, baseball and softball programs on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, after an investigation revealed academic misconduct involving a tutor who completed coursework for athletes. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson, File)
January 31, 2019 - 9:34 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The NCAA banned Missouri's football, baseball and softball programs from the postseason for a year and placed the entire athletic department on probation Thursday after a two-year investigation revealed academic misconduct involving a former tutor. The penalties mean the...
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January 31, 2019 - 8:54 pm
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Alexa Jennings scored 18 points with 12 rebounds, Te'a Cooper added 17 points and No. 16 South Carolina held off No. 19 Kentucky on Thursday night. Cooper had back-to-back baskets early in the fourth quarter to put the Gamecocks up 17 and Jennings had two baskets down the...
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