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In this photo provided by the Portland Thorns, Portland Thorns' Sophia Smith looks on during an NWSL soccer match against Utah on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Portland, Ore. The No. 1 pick in the National Women's Soccer League draft and U.S. national team prospect, Smith comes from a family of basketball players — and it was just assumed she'd head in the same direction. Turned out Smith was right to choose soccer. It paved her way to Stanford, and now to a career in the NWSL.   (Craig Mitchelldyer/Portland Thorns via AP)

Rookie Smith hopes to build on successful Thorns debut

Sep. 29, 2020 6:54 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Thorns rookie Sophia Smith laughs when she recalls the conversation with her dad back in high school about her blossoming soccer career. The No. 1 pick in the National Women's Soccer League draft and U.S. national team prospect comes from a family of basketball players...

Carolina University student dies in quarry drowning

Sep. 2, 2020 8:38 AM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A soccer player and student at Carolina University in Winston-Salem has drowned in a quarry. The Winston-Salem Journal reported Wednesday that Emmanuel Korwor Konneh 19, drowned at Balfour Quarry in Salisbury. He and three friends had gone to the area to swim Konneh had moved...

A player carries his shoes and a lunch bag in front of a closed gate leading to Memorial Stadium's playing field in Lincoln, Neb., Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. The Big Ten won't play football this fall because of concerns about COVID-19, becoming the first of college sports' power conferences to yield to the pandemic. The move announced Tuesday. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

The Latest: Cowboys owner confident about having fans

Aug. 13, 2020 7:17 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is confident about having fans for all home games, and the club has now announced details toward that end. The Cowboys say they are selling tickets in groups to try to prevent people who don't...

FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2015, file photo, Southern Utah celebrates with the trophy after defeating Northern Arizona in an NCAA college football game for the Big Sky Conference title Cedar City, Utah. The Big Sky Conference postponed its football season on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, to the spring because of the coronavirus pandemic and called for the FCS playoffs to be moved to the second semester as well.(Jordan Allred/The Spectrum via AP)

The Latest: Clemson's Trevor Lawrence considered opting out

Aug. 7, 2020 7:38 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence said he considered opting out of this season when he was unsure what college football would look like going forward amid the coronavirus pandemic. But Lawrence said Friday once he understood...