Women's sports

Houston guard Tramon Mark shoots a 3-point basket during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Lamar, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
November 25, 2020 - 11:35 pm
The strangest anticipated season in college basketball history kicked off Wednesday with dozens of games at arenas across the country. Like everything else in this pandemic world, it was odd and disjointed. Cancellations, protests, quarantined players, piped-in crowd noise, masked cheerleaders,...
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November 25, 2020 - 11:42 am
The National Women’s Hockey League season will be limited to a two-week run and played in a bubble in Lake Placid, New York, as a result of COVID-19 restrictions. The league announced Wednesday that its sixth season will be Jan. 23 to Feb. 5. Each of the six teams will play each other once,...
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November 25, 2020 - 8:07 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Two Romanian weightlifters were stripped of their 2012 London Olympics medals on Wednesday after positive tests for steroids, bringing its record total of doping cases at any Summer or Winter Games to 77. The International Olympic Committee said silver medalist Roxana...
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Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Devin Duvernay, left, tries to bring down Tennessee Titans safety Amani Hooker after he intercepted a pass from Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
November 24, 2020 - 5:07 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Baltimore Ravens have placed outside linebacker Pernell McPhee on the reserve/COVID-19 list, making him ineligible to play Thursday night in Pittsburgh. McPhee joins running backs Mark Ingram and J.K. Dobbins...
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FILE - In this July 27, 2019, file photo, Deiveson Figueiredo, right, knees Alexandre Pantoja during a mixed martial arts bout at UFC 240 in Edmonton, Alberta. The UFC is hoping to stoke interest in its men's flyweight division with the main-event matchup of Brazilian champion Deiveson Figueiredo and American contender Alex Perez at UFC 255, Saturday night in Las Vegas. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
November 22, 2020 - 12:23 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Deiveson Figueiredo stopped Alex Perez with a guillotine choke in the first round at UFC 255 on Saturday night, defending his men's flyweight championship for the first time. Valentina Shevchenko defended the UFC women's flyweight title with a surprisingly difficult unanimous...
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Cincinnati running back Jerome Ford celebrates his touchdown during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against East Carolina, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)
November 20, 2020 - 6:00 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Washington State athletic director Pat Chun says the school has nine football players in COVID-19 protocols and four players had to be put into the protocol Friday morning leading to the cancellation of the...
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Tottenham Hotspur's Alex Morgan, center, vies for the ball with Reading's Angharad James during the English Women's Super League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Reading at the Hive stadium in London Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. Morgan came on as a 69th minute substitute, the game ended in a 1-1 draw. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
November 19, 2020 - 4:02 am
GENEVA (AP) — (asterisk)(asterisk)EMBARGO UNTIL FIFA RELEASE ABOUT 10:00GMT(asterisk)(asterisk) Female soccer players should soon get their maternity rights protected under new employment rules announced Thursday by FIFA. The governing body of soccer is preparing to mandate clubs to allow at least...
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Fans wearing face masks to help protect against the spread of the coronavirus cheer during Game 1 of the Korean Series, the Korea Baseball Organization's championship round, between Doosan Bears and NC Dinos at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. South Korea says it will tighten social distancing rules in the greater Seoul area and some parts of eastern Gangwon province to try to suppress a coronavirus resurgence there. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
November 18, 2020 - 9:06 am
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Professional soccer and hockey clubs in Switzerland can get federal funds to compensate for lost ticket sales if they cut salaries. The Swiss Federal Council says it wants to “compensate clubs for up to two thirds...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2020, file photo, Louisville coach Jeff Walz yells to players during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Boston College in Louisville, Ky. Walz knows that games will be lost at the last minute this season because of the coronavirus. So he set up a group text with fellow coaches at about a dozen schools that are within driving distance. The premise is that if a team loses a game late, they have a quick way to see if someone else needed a game. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)
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November 18, 2020 - 3:53 am
Louisville women's basketball coach Jeff Walz knows it's likely games will be scrapped at the last minute this season because of the coronavirus. So he set up a group text with fellow coaches at about a dozen schools within driving distance. The idea is, if a game gets canceled late, they have a...
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Wake Forest wide receiver Jaquarii Roberson (5) scores a touchdown against North Carolina during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
November 17, 2020 - 9:55 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Atlantic Coast Conference says this weekend’s game between Duke and Wake Forest won’t be played due to coronavirus issues and injuries within the Demon Deacons’ football program. The league made the...
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