Latest Women's sports News

No. 4 Maryland expected to be top Big Ten women's hoops team

Oct. 27, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

No. 4 Maryland is expected to be the Big Ten's best women's basketball team this season, returning all five starters from the nation's highest-scoring team that won the conference championship. The Terrapins will be as prepared as possible to play...

Court upholds settlement in women’s sports case at Brown

Oct. 27, 2021 16:50 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a settlement between Brown University and student-athletes who had challenged the Ivy League school’s decision to drop several women’s varsity sports. The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sided...

Mulkey gone as Baylor coach, but Bears still Big 12 favorite

Oct. 27, 2021 16:13 PM EDT

Longtime Baylor women's basketball coach Kim Mulkey has left for LSU, but the Bears still are Big 12 favorites. Mulkey led the Bears to three national championships and a combined 23 Big 12 regular-season and tournament titles. ...

Editorial Roundup: Louisiana

Oct. 27, 2021 15:45 PM EDT

The Advocate. October 21, 2021. Editorial: LSU acts quickly in sexual misconduct case in French Studies. But not in Athletics. LSU acted swiftly in removing Adelaide Russo as chair of the Department of French Studies after six women filed a lawsuit...

No. 3 Stanford leads the way as Pac-12 looks to shine again

Oct. 27, 2021 14:04 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Pac-12 won't catch anyone by surprise anymore. Not with the way conference teams shined on the national stage yet again. Coaches and players throughout the Pac-12 knew well before last spring's NCAA Tournament that they had one of the most...

No. 5 NC State, No. 6 Louisville again headline ACC race

Oct. 27, 2021 13:10 PM EDT

The Atlantic Coast Conference women’s basketball race has settled into a familiar pattern the past two seasons: Louisville claims the regular-season crown, North Carolina State wins the ACC Tournament. They're set up for another battle at the top of the league in...

SEC: Expectations sky high for No. 1 South Carolina, Staley

Oct. 27, 2021 13:08 PM EDT

Dawn Staley already knows she is facing outsized expectations with what South Carolina's women's basketball program has accomplished. They come from players, fans and even the university president. Interim school President Harris Pastides, speaking...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Oct. 27, 2021 12:04 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct. 22 The Toronto Star on Glasgow climate summit and the credibility of governments: As we noted on Friday, the prospects for COP26, the United Nations climate...

Loaded UConn women push for program's 12th national title

Oct. 27, 2021 09:17 AM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn fans are getting a little antsy. After all, the Huskies haven't won a women's national championship since 2016. Connecticut comes into this season ranked No. 2, having added the nation's top recruit, guard Azzi Fudd, to a team that returns...

Carli Lloyd plays final match for US in rout of South Korea

Oct. 26, 2021 23:15 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Carli Lloyd didn't score in her final game for the United States, but it hardly mattered. The night was all about her. Fans chanted Lloyd’s name before Tuesday night's match, a 6-0 U.S. rout of South Korea, with one holding a sign that read:...