Latest Women's sports News

Hayes helps Dream beat Liberty 92-81 in overtime

Jun. 30, 2022 22:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tiffany Hayes made the most of her first game of the season, providing the spark in overtime to lift the Atlanta Dream over the New York Liberty. Hayes, who missed the first 19 games with a right knee injury, scored nine of her 21 points in OT to lift the Dream to a...

Fordham parts ways with women's basketball coach Gaitley

Jun. 30, 2022 19:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Fordham has parted ways with women's basketball coach Stephanie Gaitley on Thursday night the school announced. Gaitley took over the program in 2011 and in her 11 years at the school became the program's winningest coach. She had nine postseason berths and won two...

Wimbledon updates | Kyrgios fined $10K for conduct in 1st Rd

Jun. 30, 2022 17:41 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 10:35 p.m. Nick Kyrgios was fined $10,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct in his first-round Wimbledon victory, the largest of the penalties announced so far at the tournament. ...

Most American men reach Wimbledon's 3rd round since 1995

Jun. 30, 2022 17:03 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Brandon Nakashima’s victory over 2021 Wimbledon semifinalist Denis Shapovalov at Court 12 on Thursday at the All England Club? Martin Blackman was there. That came after Taylor Fritz used a full-on, headfirst dive to reach an unreachable shot on the way...

Boulter overcomes loss of grandmother to win at Wimbledon

Jun. 30, 2022 16:50 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Two days after the death of her grandmother, Katie Boulter was back on the grass at Wimbledon. She wasn’t going to miss a chance to play at her grandma’s favorite tennis tournament. Her grandfather was right there on Centre Court watching every twist...

Engel-Natzke joins Caps, 1st woman to become NHL video coach

Jun. 30, 2022 14:23 PM EDT

Emily Engel-Natzke wanted to make the National Hockey League as a video coach. When the Washington Capitals named Engel-Natzke video coordinator on Thursday, she not only accomplished that goal, but she also became the first woman to hold a full-time position on an NHL coaching...

Lewis Hamilton pushes back against 'old voices' over racism

Jun. 30, 2022 13:54 PM EDT

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Lewis Hamilton said Thursday that Formula One should ignore “old voices” and reject racism as it focuses on becoming more inclusive, even as reigning world champion Max Verstappen said his “father-in-law” should not be banned from the F1 paddock. ...

One year into NIL era, fresh questions about its future

Jun. 30, 2022 13:22 PM EDT

The first year of the athlete compensation era in college sports evolved into almost everything the NCAA didn't want when it gave the green light last summer. What was envisioned as a way for college athletes to make some pocket money based on their celebrity has turned into bidding...

Texas woman accused in cyclist death arrested in Costa Rica

Jun. 30, 2022 12:24 PM EDT

A Texas woman suspected in the fatal shooting of professional cyclist Anna Moriah Wilson at an Austin home has been arrested in Costa Rica, the U.S. Marshals Service said Thursday. Kaitlin Marie Armstrong, 34, was arrested Wednesday at a hostel on Santa Teresa Beach in Provincia de...

Bird sets WNBA career wins record as Storm beat Aces 88-78

Jun. 30, 2022 08:28 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Sue Bird became the WNBA's leader in career wins with 324 on Wednesday night as the Seattle Storm beat the Las Vegas Aces 88-78. Bird, who has announced this will be her final season, passed former Minnesota star Lindsay Whalen. Jewell Loyd led...