Women's sports

United States' Sloane Stephens, left, and Coco Vandeweghe celebrate after their teammate Madison Keys won her Fed Cup semifinal singles tennis match against France's Pauline Parmentier, in Aix-en-Provence, southern France, Sunday, April 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
April 22, 2018 - 1:12 pm
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (AP) — Defending champion United States will play in a second consecutive Fed Cup final after defeating France 3-2 on Sunday. Madison Keys secured the decisive point for the visiting team by beating Pauline Parmentier 7-6 (4), 6-4 in the second reverse singles. Keys' victory...
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April 22, 2018 - 9:35 am
Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA April 23 1903 — The New York Highlanders, later renamed Yankees, win their first game as a major league team, 7-2 over the Washington Senators. 1946 — Ed Head of the Brooklyn Dodgers pitches a no-hitter against the Boston Braves 5-0 at Ebbets Field. 1950 — The Detroit Red...
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April 22, 2018 - 9:30 am
All Times EDT BASEBALL Cleveland at Baltimore, 1:05 p.m. Toronto at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m. Kansas City at Detroit, 1:10 p.m. Minnesota at Tampa Bay, 1:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Atlanta, 1:35 p.m. Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 1:35 p.m. Houston at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m. Miami at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m...
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Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge reacts after crossing the finish line to win the Men's race in the London Marathon in central London, Sunday, April 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
April 22, 2018 - 9:00 am
LONDON (AP) — The hottest-ever London Marathon featured a Kenyan double as Eliud Kipchoge swept to a third victory in front of Buckingham Palace joining Vivian Cheruiyot who won the women's race on Sunday. The 33-year-old Kipchoge ran the 26.2-mile (42.2-kilometer) course in 2 hours, 4 minutes, 27...
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Jin Young Ko, of South Korea, tees off on the 14th hole during the third round of the LPGA Tour's HUGEL-JTBC LA Open golf tournament at Wilshire Country Club on Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
April 21, 2018 - 10:19 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A player eager for her first win and a rookie top the leaderboard at the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open. Lurking two shots back is a Hall of Famer. Winless Moriya Jutanugarn overcame a poor start and birdied the 18th for a hard-earned 1-under 70 to tie rookie Jin Young Ko at 9 under on...
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FILE - This undated photo shows boxer Jack Johnson. President Donald Trump says he's considering "a Full Pardon!" for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of "immorality" for one of his relationships. Trump tweets that the actor Sylvester Stallone called him to share Johnson's story. Trump says Johnson's "trials and tribulations were great, his life complex and controversial." The president adds: "Others have looked at this over the years, most thought it would be done, but yes, I am considering a Full Pardon!" (AP Photo/File
April 21, 2018 - 4:59 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's considering a posthumous pardon for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after the late Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of accompanying a white woman across state lines. Trump announced Saturday on...
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France's Kristina Mladenovic celebrates after winning her Fed Cup semifinal singles tennis match against United States' Coco Vandeweghe, in Aix-en-Provence, southern France, Saturday, April 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
April 21, 2018 - 1:40 pm
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (AP) — Kristina Mladenovic rallied to beat CoCo Vandeweghe 1-6, 6-3, 6-2 and draw France level with defending champion United States in their Fed Cup semifinal on Saturday. The 20th-ranked Mladenovic dropped serve five times but broke No. 16 Vandeweghe's serve six times...
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Moriya Jutanugarn, of Thailand, hits out of a bunker on the 18th hole during the second round of the LPGA Tour's HUGEL-JTBC LA Open golf tournament at Wilshire Country Club on Friday, April 20, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
April 21, 2018 - 8:39 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Moriya Jutanugarn took a one-shot lead into the weekend at the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open in her latest bid to join younger sister Ariya as an LPGA Tour winner. Moriya Jutanugarn shot a bogey-free 5-under 66 on Friday at Wilshire Country Club to get to 8-under 134 in the LPGA Tour's...
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FILE - In this June 29, 2012, file photo, Bela, left, and Martha Karolyi talk on the arena floor before the start of the preliminary round of the women's Olympic gymnastics trials in San Jose, Calif. Former USA Gymnastics women's national team coordinator Martha Karolyi and her husband Bela tell NBC they were unaware of the abusive behavior by a former national team doctor now serving decades in prison. Martha Karolyi led the national team for 15 years before retiring after the 2016 Rio Olympics. She tells Savannah Guthrie in "no way" did she suspect Larry Nassar was sexually abusing athletes. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
April 20, 2018 - 6:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Former USA Gymnastics women's national team coordinator Martha Karolyi and husband Bela tell NBC they were unaware of the abusive behavior by a former national team doctor now serving decades in prison. Martha Karolyi led the national team for 15 years before retiring after the 2016...
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April 20, 2018 - 2:01 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — USA Gymnastics has reached a confidential settlement in a Georgia lawsuit that spurred a newspaper investigation into the organization's practices for reporting child abuse. A former gymnast filed the lawsuit against USA Gymnastics in 2013, alleging that the organization that...
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