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Osaka's coach, Bajin, wins 1st WTA Coach of the Year award

Dec. 10, 2018 2:19 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Sascha Bajin has been chosen as the first winner of the WTA Coach of the Year award after helping Naomi Osaka collect the U.S. Open title. The women's tennis tour announced its annual honors Monday. The first season as a team for Bajin and Osaka produced her first WTA title at...

No. 7 Maryland rolls past Loyola-Maryland, improves to 10-0

Dec. 10, 2018 2:08 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland coach Brenda Frese didn't want to take any chances with Monday's late morning game against Loyola of Maryland. Hence the use of a press to ensure the Terrapins were fully engaged. The defense was sharp from the start, and the offense eventually caught up, as No. 7 Maryland...

Michigan State enters AP women's poll after beating Oregon

Dec. 10, 2018 1:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A win over Oregon vaulted Michigan State into the women's AP Top 25. The Spartans enter the poll at No. 23 on Monday, a day after upsetting the then-third ranked Ducks 88-82. Michigan State (8-1) only had three votes from the 31-member national media panel last week. It's the first ranking...

AP POLL ALERT: Michigan State enters AP Top 25 women's hoops poll after beating Oregon, which drops four spots to No. 7

Dec. 10, 2018 1:01 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — AP POLL ALERT: Michigan State enters AP Top 25 women's hoops poll after beating Oregon, which drops four spots to No. 7.

Oregon's No. 3 ranking to dip after loss at Michigan State

Dec. 10, 2018 12:46 PM EST

Kelly Graves thought his Oregon Ducks hadn't really done anything to deserve the No. 3 ranking in the AP Top 25 — the school's best ever. Now after suffering their first loss of the season on Sunday at Michigan State, the Ducks will fall in the poll. "We hadn't earned the ranking," the coach said after the...

Warriors named Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of Year

Dec. 10, 2018 7:04 AM EST

The three-time NBA champion Golden State Warriors are the fourth team to be honored as Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year . The Warriors join the 1980 U.S. hockey team, the 1999 U.S. Women's World Cup soccer squad and the 2004 Boston Red Sox as the other team honorees. Sports Illustrated announced the...

Real Madrid far behind top European clubs in women's soccer

Dec. 10, 2018 4:53 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — In a speech during Real Madrid's most recent general assembly, club president Florentino Perez spoke proudly about how esports will be part of the club's future. Perez also talked about plans for a possible Real Madrid theme park to be built in the Spanish capital. The president took his time...

No. 23 Missouri women beat Saint Louis 74-62

Dec. 9, 2018 9:16 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Sophie Cunningham had 18 points and eight assists, Amber Smith had her third consecutive double-double, and No. 23 Missouri held off Saint Louis for a 74-62 win on Sunday night. Smith, who has six double-doubles this season, finished with 16 points and 13 rebounds. Emmanuelle Tahane had 13...

No. 8 Oregon State women overpower Santa Clara 82-31

Dec. 9, 2018 8:13 PM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State coach Scott Rueck said he blasted his team at halftime after a stretch of sloppy play, even though the Beavers were in the middle of their second straight blowout win. "I always tell them, 'I don't care what the scoreboard says.' I'm not here to coach to a scoreboard....

No. 24 Gonzaga women beat Washington State 76-53

Dec. 9, 2018 7:33 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — LeeAnne Wirth scored 12 points, on 6-of-7 shooting, to lead six Gonzaga players in double figures and the No. 24 Bulldogs beat Washington State 76-53 on Sunday. Jill Townsend and Katie Campbell each had 11 points and Laura Stockton, Zykera Rice and Chandler Smith scored 10 apiece for...