Latest Women's sports News

The Latest: Raonic into 4th round at Australian Open

Jan. 19, 2019 1:38 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Saturday at the Australian Open (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Milos Raonic eased to a 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (6) win over Pierre-Hugues Herbert to move into the fourth round of the Australian Open for the sixth time. It came after Raonic had two tough opening matches with...

Slocum nets 24 points, No. 10 Beavers beat Arizona 86-64

Jan. 19, 2019 1:15 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State coach Scott Rueck said his team took a step toward becoming a great team. Rueck said the Beavers played a "clean" game, taking care of the basketball, taking good shots and playing defense without sending one of the premier scorers in the nation to the free throw line....

Ionescu scores 31, No. 5 Ducks top No. 19 Sun Devils 77-71

Jan. 19, 2019 12:53 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon coach Kelly Graves knew his team would find out what Baylor, Louisville and Stanford already learned in close calls against Arizona State. Beating the Sun Devils wouldn't come without a measure of discomfort for the Ducks. Sabrina Ionescu scored 31 points and No. 5 Oregon fought...

Smith's 27 points carry No. 6 Stanford women past Washington

Jan. 19, 2019 12:23 AM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — There are some games when Stanford finds its groove from the opening tip, methodically handles business, and the key thing coach Tara VanDerveer takes from a victory afterward was the opportunity to rest her regulars and find positives from the small strides. Alanna Smith scored 11...

No. 5 Oregon outlasts No. 19 Arizona State 77-71

Jan. 19, 2019 12:10 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu scored 31 points and No. 5 Oregon fought off a late 3-point barrage and outlasted No. 19 Arizona State 77-71 on Friday night. Maite Cazorla added 16 points and Ruthy Hebard had 14 for the Ducks (16-1, 5-0 Pac-12), who won their ninth game in a row. Oregon made its last...

Serena into Australian 4th Rd; dropped 9 total games so far

Jan. 19, 2019 12:09 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Maybe Serena Williams will be tested in the Australian Open's fourth round, because no one has come close to making her work too hard so far. Playing clean and powerful tennis, Williams overwhelmed 18-year-old Dayana Yastremska of Ukraine 6-2, 6-1 on Saturday. Williams grabbed a...

Jury convicts ex-Utah State football player of rape charges

Jan. 18, 2019 11:41 PM EST

BRIGHAM CITY, Utah (AP) — A jury Friday found a former Utah State University football player guilty of sexually assaulting six women while he was in college. The jury convicted 25-year-old Torrey Green of five counts of rape, one charge of object rape, a count of forcible sexual abuse and one charge of...

No. 24 DePaul women hold off St. John's 73-64

Jan. 18, 2019 10:17 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Chante Stonewall scored 22 points and No. 24 DePaul used an early fourth-quarter burst to hold off St. John's 73-64 on Friday night. Stonewall, who sank four 3-pointers, scored 16 points in the first half as the Blue Demons (13-5, 4-2 Big East Conference) led 19-10 after one quarter and...

Hiedeman leads No. 14 Marquette women past Seton Hall, 96-60

Jan. 18, 2019 5:24 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Natisha Hiedeman scored 28 points to lead No. 14 Marquette past Seton Hall 96-60 on Friday. Amani Wilborn added 20 points for the Golden Eagles (15-3, 6-0 Big East). Erika Davenport had 12 points and 10 rebounds. Danielle King had 12 points, eight rebounds and six assists. Marquette scored...

Brooke Henderson leads by 2 shots in LPGA opener in Florida

Jan. 18, 2019 4:39 PM EST

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Brooke Henderson of Canada kept out of trouble and kept bogeys off her card Friday on her way to a 4-under 67 and a two-shot lead in the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions, the winners-only start to the LPGA Tour season. Henderson had the only bogey-free round at...