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Ex-college athlete sentenced to 5 years in prison for rape

Nov. 22, 2019 5:57 PM EST

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A former University of Delaware baseball player accused of sexually assaulting six women was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for his rape conviction in the first case to go to trial. Sussex County Superior Court Judge Richard Stokes also sentenced 23-year-old Clay Conaway...

Kim stays 2 shots up, halfway to $1.5 million at LPGA finale

Nov. 22, 2019 5:38 PM EST

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Sei Young Kim wasted two good birdie chances late in the second round Friday when she got a pep talk from an unlikely source. Cristie Kerr was working as a commentator for Golf Channel, and on the long walk to the 18th tee, she told Kim that a strong finish in the CME Group Tour...

President Trump meets with 22 college championship teams

Nov. 22, 2019 5:11 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump met Friday with athletes and coaches from 22 collegiate national championship teams. Traditional White House visits for champion college and pro sports teams have become politically loaded events during Trump’s presidency, and Friday’s gathering was no...

No. 16 Miami women beat NC A&T 68-67 in Maggie Dixon Classic

Nov. 22, 2019 4:55 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Mykea Gray scored 19 points, including a go-ahead 3-pionter with 18 seconds left, Beatrice Mompremier had 18 points, eight rebounds and four blocks, and No. 16 Miami beat North Carolina A&T 68-67 on Friday in the Maggie Dixon Classic. Miami trailed 67-61 with 1:25 remaining but closed on...

AP Exclusive: Kaillie Humphries now ‘safe’ with USA Bobsled

Nov. 22, 2019 2:46 PM EST

Kaillie Humphries was on what bobsledders call a track walk a few days ago. The two-time Olympic champion was checking out the ice-covered sliding chute at Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid, New York, when she unexpectedly crossed paths with some members of Canada’s bobsled team. Brief hellos were...

No. 19 DePaul women make 16 3s, beat Arkansas State 109-64

Nov. 22, 2019 2:42 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Jolene Daninger led six DePaul players in double figures with 16 points and the 19th-ranked Blue Demons beat Arkansas State 109-64 on Friday in the Maggie Dixon Classic. The Blue Demons made nine 3-pointers in the first quarter to take a 45-15 lead and had 10 3s and a 29-point advantage at...

LPGA schedule features 32 events with record prize money

Nov. 22, 2019 1:46 PM EST

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — The LPGA Tour has two new tournaments in Florida as part of a 2020 schedule that features a record $75.1 million in prize money and 500 hours of television, huge gains from a decade ago. Sixteen of the 33 tournaments have prize money of at least $2 million. The LPGA starts its season...

2020 LPGA Schedule

Nov. 22, 2019 10:16 AM EST

Jan. 16-19 — Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions, Four Seasons Golf and Sports Club Orlando, Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Jan. 23-26 — Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio, Boca Rio GC, Boca Raton, Fla. Feb. 6-9 — ISPS Handa Vic Open, 13th Beach GL, Barwon Heads, Australia. Feb. 13-16 — ISPS...

Snowboarding visionary Jake Burton Carpenter dies at 65

Nov. 21, 2019 11:57 PM EST

Whether you had a gold medal hanging from your neck, were just learning how to stand on a snowboard, or were one of those flustered skiers wondering where all the kids in the baggy pants were coming from, you knew the name “Burton.” Jake Burton Carpenter, the man who changed the game on the mountain...

No. 10 Mississippi State women rout Jackson State 92-53

Nov. 21, 2019 11:49 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jessika Carter had 21 points and eight rebounds to help No. 10 Mississippi State rout Jackson State 92-53 on Thursday night. Freshman Rickea Jackson added 13 points, Andra Espinoza-Hunter had 12, and Myah Taylor finished with 11 points and five assists for the Bulldogs (5-0) in their...