Women's sports

FILE - In this April 13, 2016 file photo a giant banner congratulating Kobe Bryant is draped around Staples Center before his last NBA basketball game, a contest against the Utah Jazz, in downtown Los Angeles. Bryant, a five-time NBA champion and a two-time Olympic gold medalist, died in a helicopter crash in California on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. He was 41. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, file)
January 26, 2020 - 9:35 pm
Reaction from the basketball world and beyond on the death of retired NBA superstar Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, in a helicopter crash on Sunday: “Words can't describe the pain I am feeling. I loved Kobe — he was like a little brother to me. We used to talk often, and I will...
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Pittsburgh guard Dayshanette Harris (1) drives around Louisville guard Elizabeth Balogun (4) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
January 26, 2020 - 7:54 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Nearly everybody got into the act for Louisville on Sunday. Six players scored in double figures as the No. 5 Cardinals cruised to an 83-49 victory over Pittsburgh. The two teams came into the Yum Center heading in opposite directions, and a 14-0 first quarter run for the...
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January 26, 2020 - 7:53 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Elissa Cunane had 22 points and 17 rebounds to help No. 8 North Carolina State beat North Carolina 76-68 on Sunday night. Aislinn Konig added 16 points and Kai Crutchfield had 13 for the Wolfpack (19-1, 8-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), who improved to 12-0 at home. N.C. State...
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January 26, 2020 - 7:30 pm
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Jessika Carter scored 24 points and pulled down 11 rebounds and No. 9 Mississippi State routed Ole Miss 80-39 on Sunday. The victory for the Bulldogs was the largest in the longtime series, besting the 31-point wins they had in each of the last two years. The Rebels (7-13,...
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FILE - In this March 28, 2016, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers forward Kobe Bryant (24) waves as he walks off the court during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Salt Lake City. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
January 26, 2020 - 6:25 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. He was 41. Bryant died in the foggy hills above Calabasas,...
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South Carolina guard Brea Beal (12) prepares to shoot past Georgia's guard Chloe Chapman (1) against during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/Tami Chappell)
January 26, 2020 - 6:21 pm
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Tyasha Harris is realizing the value of her scoring even as she has claimed a new title as South Carolina's career assists leader. Harris scored 13 points and added seven assists and No. 1 South Carolina rode an overwhelming opening period to its 13th consecutive win, beating...
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Oregon's Satou Sabally (0) drives to the basket around teammate Minyon Moore (23) and Oregon State's Kat Tudor (22) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)
January 26, 2020 - 6:17 pm
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu scored 19 points and Satou Sabally added 16 to help No. 4 Oregon beat seventh-ranked Oregon State 66-57 on Sunday, sweeping the two-game Civil War series. The Ducks (17-2, 7-1 Pac-12) dominated the final 20 minutes after trailing by three points at the half...
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Sofia Kenin, right, of the U.S. is embraced by compatriot Coco Gauff after winning their fourth round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
January 26, 2020 - 7:46 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It made sense to Sofia Kenin that Coco Gauff would be the one getting all of the attention and generating all of the buzz. That's only natural when Gauff is 15 and making tennis history time and time again. “Yeah, I mean, the hype is for her. She's obviously done great...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer makes a forehand return to Hungary's Marton Fucsovics during their fourth round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 26, 2020 - 7:29 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 11:25 p.m. Roger Federer rallied after a tough opening set to beat Marton Fucsovics 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 and reach the Australian Open quarterfinals, extending his record to 57 trips to the last eight of a major. No. 3-...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal serves to compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta during their third round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
January 26, 2020 - 7:24 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A quick look at the Australian Open: LOOKAHEAD TO MONDAY All the ingredients are there for a classic fourth-round match between Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios at night on Rod Laver Arena. Their matches are always close, Nadal leads 4-3 in career head-to-heads, and they're...
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