Women's sports

FILE - In this March 21, 2018, file photo, Serena Williams makes a return against Naomi Osaka, of Japan, during the Miami Open tennis tournament in Key Biscayne, Fla. Serena Williams will be competing in the French Open tennis tournament that begins on Sunday, May 27.(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
May 24, 2018 - 11:20 am
PARIS (AP) — French Open organizers say two-time champions Serena and Venus Williams will compete in the doubles tournament at Roland Garros. The American sisters have been handed a wild-card entry into the tournament they won together in 1999 and in 2010. They have not played doubles together at a...
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May 24, 2018 - 10:34 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Emails show USA Gymnastics in 2015 came up with false excuses to account for the absence of a sports doctor who had been accused of sexually assaulting female athletes. Larry Nassar suggested that USA Gymnastics tell people that he couldn't attend two major events because he was...
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FILE - In this May 19, 2018, file photo, Romania's Simona Halep returns the ball to Russia's Maria Sharapova during their semifinal match at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome. Halep will be competing in the French Open tennis tournament that begins on Sunday, May 27.(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)
May 24, 2018 - 7:49 am
PARIS (AP) — Simona Halep has learned from her mistakes, and she is hoping to put her newly acquired knowledge to the test at this year's French Open. The top-ranked Romanian led Jelena Ostapenko by a set and 3-0 in last year's final at Roland Garros. She looked to be on the verge of claiming her...
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Arizona players mob Haley Moore, center, after Arizona defeated Alabama during the final round of the NCAA Division I women's golf championship in Stillwater, Okla., Wednesday, May 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
May 23, 2018 - 10:29 pm
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Haley Moore beat Lakareber Abe with a birdie on the first extra hole Wednesday to give Arizona a 3-2 victory over Alabama in the NCAA women's golf championship. Three days after the Wildcats were one putt away from being eliminated, Moore made a 4-foot putt on the par-5...
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May 23, 2018 - 9:50 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The LPGA Tour and BMW Group Korea have reached an agreement for a South Korean tournament that will start next year. LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan and BMW Group Korea Chairman Hyo Joon Kim announced Wednesday that the first event will be played in October 2019 at LPGA...
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FILE - In this April 20, 2018, file photo, Moriya Jutanugarn, of Thailand, watches her shot from the seventh tee during the second round of the LPGA Tour's HUGEL-JTBC LA Open golf tournament at Wilshire Country Club in Los Angeles. Ariya and Moriya Jutanugarn play golf and live life differently. The sisters from Thailand have won two of the last four LPGA tournaments and are attempting at the Volvik Championship to become the first two-time winner this year. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
May 23, 2018 - 5:39 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Ariya and Moriya Jutanugarn play golf and live life differently. The sisters from Thailand do have the same goal on the LPGA Tour, hoping their shot-to-shot focus leads to titles. The Jutanugarns are two of six women with a shot at the Volvik Championship to become the...
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Tennessee Titans owner Amy Adams Strunk holds a football as she and NFL commissioner Roger Goodall prepare for a photo after it was announced that Nashville will host the 2019 NFL draft during the NFL owner's spring meeting Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
May 23, 2018 - 1:00 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The NFL draft is heading to Music City. League owners awarded the 2019 draft to Nashville during their annual spring meetings on Wednesday, clearly impressed with the city's turnout for events such as the NHL Stanley Cup Final and a party to unveil redesigned uniforms for the...
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May 23, 2018 - 12:27 pm
NUREMBERG, Germany (AP) — Yulia Putintseva came from a set down to defeat top-seeded Sloane Stephens 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 (3) in a match played over two days in the first round of the Nuremberg Cup. Their match has been suspended due to darkness at 3-3 in the final set on Tuesday, and Putintseva went on...
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FILE - In this May 19, 2018, file photo, Romania's Simona Halep returns the ball to Russia's Maria Sharapova during their semifinal match at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome. Halep will be competing in the French Open tennis tournament that begins on Sunday, May 27.(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)
May 23, 2018 - 2:53 am
PARIS (AP) — Women to watch at the French Open, where play begins Sunday: ___ SIMONA HALEP Ranked: 1 Age: 26 Country: Romania 2018 Match Record: 28-6 2018 Singles Titles: 1 Career Singles Titles: 16 Major Titles: 0 — Best: RU, at French Open ('14, '17), Australian Open ('18) Last 5 French Opens: '...
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May 23, 2018 - 2:52 am
PARIS (AP) — How well do you know the French Open? Give this quiz a try: ___ 1st Round: Which of these players saved a match point en route to winning a title at Roland Garros? a.) Serena Williams. b.) Michael Chang. c.) Adriano Panatta. d.) Jennifer Capriati. ___ 2nd Round: In what year did the...
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