Women's sports

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 - 12:45 pm
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, center, and her teammates of the Czech Republic lift the trophy after winning the tennis Fed Cup Final between Czech Republic and United States in Prague, Czech Republic, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. The Czech Republic won the final 3-0. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
November 11, 2018 - 5:00 pm
PRAGUE (AP) — Six finals, six victories. The Czech Republic kept its perfect record in the Fed Cup finals by capturing the trophy for the sixth time in eight years by defeating defending champion United States. Katerina Siniakova saved two match points before defeating Sofia Kenin 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 in...
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Katerina Siniakova, center, and her teammates of the Czech Republic lift the trophy after winning the tennis Fed Cup Final between Czech Republic and United States in Prague, Czech Republic, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. The Czech Republic won the final 3-0. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
November 11, 2018 - 11:00 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 saved two match points before defeating Sofia Kenin 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 to give the Czechs an insurmountable 3-0 lead over defending champion United...
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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 - 10:06 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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November 10, 2018 - 7:58 pm
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu had 26 points and 10 rebounds and Erin Boley made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 51 seconds left, helping No. 3 Oregon hold off No. 18 Syracuse 75-73 on Saturday. Ionescu, a preseason All-America guard coming off her 11th career triple-double, hit back-to-back 3-...
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Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic celebrates after winning her tennis match against Sofia Kenin of the United States at 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 - 12:04 pm
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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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 - 11:05 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 - 11:27 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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November 09, 2018 - 9:46 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Six years after retiring from UConn, Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun was back on the sideline Friday night for the University of Saint Joseph, a Division III school playing its first men's basketball game. His Blue Jays overcame a 13-point deficit in the second half to beat...
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November 09, 2018 - 9:37 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Laura Ferreira had 21 points, six rebounds and four assists to help No. 22 South Florida beat Albany 74-37 Friday night. Ferreira made a career-high nine field goals on 12 attempts. Kitija Laska added 13 points, on just 4-of-15 shooting, and Sydni Harvey scored 10 for USF (2-0)...
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