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Boston, Cardoso and No. 1 Gamecocks top Memphis 79-54

Dec. 03, 2022 18:13 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Kamilla Cardoso is showing South Carolina's inside game is much more than throw it down low to All-American Aliyah Boston. The 6-foot-7 Cardoso had team-high 18 points and 10 rebounds as the top-ranked Gamecocks used their sizeable height advantage to take...

Friedrich, Kalicki get bobsled wins for Germany in Park City

Dec. 03, 2022 18:01 PM EST

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Germany’s Francesco Friedrich continued the perfect start to his bobsled season Saturday, winning a four-man race for his 70th career World Cup victory. Friedrich and the team of Thorsten Margis, Candy Bauer and Alexander Schüller finished their two runs...

Goggia wins downhill for 2nd straight day at Lake Louise

Dec. 03, 2022 16:23 PM EST

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — Sofia Goggia of Italy captured a World Cup downhill race for a second straight day at Lake Louise. Goggia only got stronger throughout the race Saturday, finishing with a time of 1 minute, 28.96 seconds. Goggia withstood a late charge by Austria’s...

Polynesian pride: Three-day canoe voyage in mid-Pacific

Dec. 03, 2022 14:26 PM EST

RAPA NUI, Chile (AP) — The causes are worthy, the course is daunting – almost 500 kilometers (about 300 miles) across a stretch of the Pacific Ocean in a large canoe. It’s the Hoki Mai Challenge, which started Saturday in Rapa Nui, a territory in the Pacific that is part of...

Austria sweeps World Cup luge races, Sweeney wins silver

Dec. 03, 2022 10:11 AM EST

IGLS, Austria (AP) — Madeleine Egle won a women’s luge World Cup race Saturday to lead the Austrians' dominant season-opening showing on home ice, while Emily Sweeney of the U.S. finished second in the women’s race to match her best finish on the circuit in five years. Austria...

UCLA women blank Alabama, will play North Carolina for title

Dec. 02, 2022 23:03 PM EST

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Reilyn Turner gave top-ranked UCLA the lead, Quincy McMahon and Madelyn Desiano added insurance goals and the Bruins defeated Alabama 3-0 in the semifinal round of the NCAA Division I women’s soccer championship on Friday night. UCLA (21-2-1) will play North...

Puisis, Tsineke lead S. Florida past No. 22 Texas 70-65

Dec. 02, 2022 22:03 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Sammie Puisis scored 25 points and Elena Tsineke scored 22 and South Florida beat No. 22 Texas 70-65 on Friday night ending the Longhorns' two-game win streak. The unranked Bulls improved to 8-2 following a seven-game win streak to start the season. The...

UConn opens Big East play with 98-53 victory over Providence

Dec. 02, 2022 21:04 PM EST

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Lou Lopez Senechal and Aubrey Griffin scored 18 points apiece and No. 3 UConn beat Providence 98-53 Friday night in the Big East Conference opener for both teams. Azzi Fudd scored 17 points, Aaliyah Edwards had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Nika Muhl added 12...

No. 13 Creighton women rally, beat No. 25 Villanova 67-46

Dec. 02, 2022 21:59 PM EST

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Molly Mogensen scored 22 points, Morgan Maly added 16 points on 7-for-10 shooting and No. 13 Creighton beat 25th-ranked Villanova 67-46 on Friday night. The Wildcats built a 19-9 first quarter lead and their success ended there. Creighton (7-0, 2-0 Big East)...

Camel pageant is among World Cup's sidelines attractions

Dec. 02, 2022 20:59 PM EST

ASH-SHHANIYA, Qatar (AP) — Like all good pageant contestants, Nazaa'a displayed not only dazzling beauty but also poise and grace. She batted her eyelashes and flashed a toothy smile for the television cameras at the Mzayen World Cup, a pageant held in the Qatari desert about 15...