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Lynx seeking answers after another 0-4 start to season

May. 17, 2022 15:31 PM EDT

This definitely wasn't the start that the Minnesota Lynx envisioned to their season — the final of Sylvia Fowles' career. For the second consecutive year the Lynx have lost their first four games. They hope they can turn things around the way they did last season when Cheryl...

World Cup schedule adds Alpine ski races at 2 more US sites

May. 17, 2022 13:17 PM EDT

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The World Cup circuit will be making two more ski racing stops in the United States by adding Alpine events at Palisades Tahoe in California and Aspen, Colorado. U.S. Ski & Snowboard announced the new competitions Tuesday, which will join two American...

Major time again as PGA Championship goes to Southern Hills

May. 17, 2022 09:45 AM EDT

PGA OF AMERICA PGA CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Tulsa, Oklahoma. Course: Southern Hills CC. Yardage: 7,556. Par: 70. Television: Thursday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (ESPN+), 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. (ESPN); Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (ESPN), 1 p.m. to...

English soccer player Jake Daniels says he is gay

May. 16, 2022 20:02 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — English soccer player Jake Daniels said he is gay on Monday in a trailblazing moment for the European men's game. The 17-year-old forward made the announcement at the end of his first season as a professional player with second division club Blackpool. ...

Fotopolous' push helps get Bohon to Florida as soccer coach

May. 16, 2022 17:30 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — One of Samantha Bohon's best friends started nudging her toward the Florida women's soccer job a year ago. The friend happened to be the greatest scorer in NCAA history. Danielle Fotopolous first suggested Bohon for the Gators' head coaching position when...

Kelsey Plum embracing role as Hammon's 'un-guardable' guard

May. 16, 2022 16:36 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — First-year Las Vegas Aces coach Becky Hammon told Kelsey Plum before the season began that she would be the hardest guard in the league to defend. Plum’s offensive prowess is no secret. But her versatility in being able to thread passing seams in the Aces’ new...

Texas guard/forward Audrey Warren transfers to Georgia

May. 16, 2022 16:23 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia has landed transfer Audrey Warren, who helped Texas reach back-to-back regionals finals in the women’s NCAA Tournament. Warren will be a fifth-year senior for new Lady Bulldogs coach Katie Abrahamson-Henderson, who announced the signing Monday. ...

Former MVP Delle Donne's return gives Mystics, WNBA a boost

May. 16, 2022 13:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When a player of Elena Delle Donne's stature returns after a long absence, the entire sport can feel the impact. Her coach, her Washington Mystics teammates, and even her opponents like what they see so far. “She’s not 100% healthy, but to be...

British govt yet to OK Chelsea sale by sanctioned Abramovich

May. 16, 2022 13:22 PM EDT

The British government has yet to approve the sale of Premier League club Chelsea to a consortium fronted by Los Angeles Dodgers part-owner Todd Boehly. Outgoing Russian owner Roman Abramovich is not allowed to profit from the proceeds of the sale since he was sanctioned and his...

Swiatek on streak entering French Open, with Ukraine on mind

May. 16, 2022 11:37 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — If there’s been one point during Iga Swiatek’s three-month unbeaten run that encapsulates why the top-ranked player has become nearly impossible to beat, it's surely a 19-shot rally that she won against Ons Jabeur in the Italian Open final. The point showed off all...