International basketball

September 26, 2018 - 3:03 pm
SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Women's World Cup quarterfinal qualifier (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Sandrine Gruda scored 20 points and Endene Miyem added 18 to help France beat Turkey 78-61 in the quarterfinal qualifier of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup. France blew...
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September 25, 2018 - 8:36 am
SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the FIBA Women's World Cup Day 3 (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Liz Cambage scored 24 of her 25 points in the first half, hitting her first 11 shots, to help Australia rout Turkey 90-64 on the final day of group play at the FIBA World Cup. The 6-foot...
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September 23, 2018 - 8:33 am
SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Women's Basketball World Cup Day 2 (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Kia Nurse scored 20 of her 29 points in the second quarter and Canada beat South Korea 82-63 on Sunday. Canada (2-0) led 18-13 early in the second quarter before Nurse sparked a 25...
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September 22, 2018 - 4:51 pm
TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the FIBA Women's World Cup (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Marta Xargay scored 15 points to help Spain beat Japan 84-70 on Saturday night. Spain (1-0) jumped out to an 18-point halftime lead, holding Japan to just 21 points in the opening 20 minutes in front of a...
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September 22, 2018 - 10:56 am
TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the FIBA Women's World Cup (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Tilbe Senyurek scored 13 points and Bahar Caglar added 12 to help Turkey beat Argentina 63-37 on Saturday. Turkey (1-0) led 33-20 at the half and outscored the South American nation 18-4 in the third...
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September 22, 2018 - 5:11 am
TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — The FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup gets underway on Saturday with eight games. The U.S. will tip off against Senegal in its quest for a third consecutive championship, something the Americans have never done in their storied history. While the U.S. has been the dominant...
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FILE - In this July 14, 2018, file photo, people, left, talk to tellers while placing bets at the Meadowlands Racetrack, in East Rutherford, N.J. Dozens of states are rushing to capitalize on the U.S. Supreme Court lifting a federal ban on sports gambling. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
September 17, 2018 - 10:00 am
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — It's early in a college basketball game and Team A, playing methodically and using up most of the 30-second shot clock, falls behind 10-6. Scattered around the bleachers, several fans staring at their smartphones celebrate silently: they have bet on Team B to be the first to...
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Members of combined Koreas team celebrate their victory during the ceremony for women's 500-meter dragon boat at the 18th Asian Games in Palembang, Indonesia, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. (Kim Do-hun/Yonhap via AP)
August 26, 2018 - 8:56 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — There was no dividing them. The folk song Arirang played and the "unification" flag was raised to celebrate the first gold medal by a combined Koreas team at a major multi-sport event. The crew comprising South Koreans and North Koreans won the 500-meter dragon boat final...
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Members of combined Koreas team celebrate their victory during the ceremony for women's 500-meter dragon boat at the 18th Asian Games in Palembang, Indonesia, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. (Kim Do-hun/Yonhap via AP)
August 26, 2018 - 7:14 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A day after a delivering the historic first medal for a combined Koreas team, the women's dragon boat crew has upgraded to gold at the Asian Games. The crew comprising South Koreans and North Koreans won the 500-meter dragon boat final on Sunday at Palembang, which is co-...
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FILE - In this July 10, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Sparks' Maria Vadeeva passes the ball during the team's WNBA basketball game against the Seattle Storm in Seattle. While she's a rookie to the WNBA, Vadeeva has been playing professionally in Russia since she was 16. The 6-foot-4 center is on the Russian league powerhouse Dynamo Kursk that features her Sparks teammate Nneka Ogwumike and won the EuroLeague title in 2017. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
August 11, 2018 - 2:55 am
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Maria Vadeeva dreamed of playing in the WNBA after growing up watching Diana Taurasi and Lauren Jackson compete in the Russian Basketball League. It fueled her love of the sport. Now the 20-year-old Russian star is living out those childhood hopes with the Los Angeles...
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