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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...

Ex-athlete charged with 6 sex assaults awaits rape sentence

Nov. 22, 2019 1:14 AM EST

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A former University of Delaware baseball player accused of sexually assaulting six women awaits sentencing for his rape conviction in the first case to go to trial. Sussex County Superior Court Judge Richard Stokes is scheduled to sentence 23-year-old Clay Conaway on Friday for the...

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...

No. 2 Baylor women beat Lamar 90-28 for 34th win in row

Nov. 21, 2019 11:44 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Things evened out pretty nicely for No. 2 Baylor in its second game in three nights, and before traveling about 2,200 miles for a holiday trip when the Lady Bears will play three games in three days. Graduate transfer Erin DeGrate scored 19 points, NaLyssa Smith added 18 on 8-of-8...

Humphries formally selected for USA Bobsled's national team

Nov. 21, 2019 10:38 PM EST

Kaillie Humphries is officially part of USA Bobsled's national team. The two-time Olympic champion for Canada was selected Thursday night as a member of the U.S. team for this season. The announcement was merely a formality, since Humphries won the U.S. team trials in Lake Placid, New York, earlier this week....

Boston leads South Carolina’s 80-point rout of SC Upstate

Nov. 21, 2019 10:09 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley wanted the milestone more than her senior point guard Tyasha Harris did. “We’re trying to get the most out of her last year,” Staley said. “She’s probably the person to be the example for our younger point...

Yale women’s soccer coach leaves amid report of misconduct

Nov. 21, 2019 10:08 PM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Yale University’s women’s soccer coach has left the school amid allegations of sexual misconduct by former players at a college where he previously coached. Yale officials said Brendan Faherty’s last day was Wednesday, nearly a year after he was hired to replace...

Evans scores 18 as No. 9 Louisville throttles Chattanooga

Nov. 21, 2019 10:04 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville’s defense never rested as the Cardinals overwhelmed Chattanooga. Dana Evans scored 18 points to lead No. 8 Louisville to an 86-37 victory over the Mocs on Thursday night. Despite posting a season high in points, the Cardinals (4-0) were more impressive on defense....

Howard, No. 13 Kentucky women beat Morehead St. 79-54

Nov. 21, 2019 9:49 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Rhyne Howard hit five 3-pointers and finished with 24 points to lead four players scoring in double figures for No. 13 Kentucky as the Wildcats beat Morehead State 79-54 on Thursday night. Sabrina Haines had 14 points, Blair Green scored 12 and Tatyana Wyatt had 10 points and eight...