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Hannah Jump's 19 points lead No. 2 Stanford by Santa Clara

Dec. 01, 2022 00:33 AM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford is running a new offense with more ball screens and reverses. The Cardinal are still searching for a rhythm with different rotations and combinations. Santa Clara shined using a similar system and gave a top program quite a push. ...

Report: No altitude advice before Dallas air show crash

Nov. 30, 2022 23:43 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Just before a midair collision that killed six at a Dallas air show, a group of historic fighter planes was told to fly ahead of a formation of bombers without any prior plan for coordinating altitude, according to a federal report released Wednesday. The report did not give a cause...

Mikesell leads No. 4 Buckeyes past No. 18 Louisville 96-77

Nov. 30, 2022 22:45 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Taylor Mikesell scored a season-high 26 points to help lead No. 4 Ohio State to a 96-77 victory over No. 18 Louisville in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge Wednesday night. In a battle of teams with similar styles, the Buckeyes (7-0) survived a sluggish first half to...

No. 13 Tennessee shuts down McNeese 76-40

Nov. 30, 2022 22:23 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Santiago Vescovi scored 16 points to lead No. 13 Tennessee to a 76-40 victory over McNeese on Wednesday night. The Volunteers (6-1) won their fifth straight game and their first since winning the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas. Julian Phillips scored 12...

WNBA teams to play record 40-game schedule

Nov. 30, 2022 15:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — WNBA teams will play a record 40-game schedule this upcoming season that begins on May 19 the league announced Wednesday. All 12 teams will have games the opening weekend, starting with New York playing Washington and Connecticut facing Indiana. The regular season...

Social media makes Jada Williams a face of high school NIL

Nov. 30, 2022 15:10 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — It’s the middle of the afternoon and Jada Williams begins a live stream on Instagram. In a heartbeat, more than 1,000 of her 671,000 followers join the broadcast and begin typing in questions and comments. Williams does her best to follow along as the comments...

Athlete flipped the bird, lost scholarship, now wins appeal

Nov. 30, 2022 14:49 PM EST

A federal appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit brought by a former University of Connecticut women’s soccer player who lost her scholarship after she gave the middle finger to a television camera as the Huskies celebrated winning a conference championship. The former student...

California man pleads guilty in theft of Olympic gold medal

Nov. 30, 2022 14:24 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man received a jail sentence after admitting he stole an Olympic gold medal belonging to a member of the 2020 U.S. Women’s Volleyball Team. Jordyn Poulter reported the medal stolen May 25 after the Olympian found her car broken into...

World Cup win increases prize money for American men, women

Nov. 30, 2022 13:16 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The U.S. women's team will make at least three times more from the men’s World Cup than they received for winning the 2019 women’s tournament, thanks to a new deal to split World Cup earnings. A 1-0 win by the men over Iran on Tuesday night increased their...

Moren's No. 11 Hoosiers continue building on recent success

Nov. 30, 2022 12:48 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Coach Teri Moren spent nine seasons patiently constructing her program at Indiana. She worked hard to convince prep stars and transfers to take a chance on the Hoosiers, placed a premium on developing bonds and skills and carefully pieced it all together. ...