NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Championship

April 12, 2018 - 6:46 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Gophers fans wondered if Lindsay Whalen might retire from the WNBA when the head coaching job suddenly opened up at the school where she remains a star. Turns out Whalen had another idea: Why not do both? Whalen was named Thursday to take over the program she led to the...
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April 09, 2018 - 5:36 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — University of Minnesota women's basketball coach Marlene Stollings is leaving to take over the program at Texas Tech. Minnesota athletics director Mark Coyle confirmed Stollings' departure on Monday. Coyle says Minnesota already has begun identifying replacement candidates...
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April 07, 2018 - 10:02 am
April 8 1935 — Gene Sarazen gets a double eagle on the 15th hole to erase Craig Wood's three-stroke lead, and goes on to win the Masters. 1943 — The Detroit Red Wings beat the Boston Bruins 2-0 to win the Stanley Cup with a four-game sweep. 1956 — Jack Burke, Jr. comes back from eight strokes...
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April 07, 2018 - 4:00 am
April 8 1935 — Gene Sarazen gets a double eagle on the 15th hole to erase Craig Wood's three-stroke lead, and goes on to win the Masters. 1943 — The Detroit Red Wings beat the Boston Bruins 2-0 to win the Stanley Cup with a four-game sweep. 1956 — Jack Burke, Jr. comes back from eight strokes...
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April 06, 2018 - 8:09 am
April 7 1940 — Jimmy Demaret wins the Masters with a four-stroke triumph over Lloyd Mangrum. Mangrum shoots an opening round 64, a course record by two strokes, which stands for 46 years. Demaret parred the first 14 holes, added a two-putt birdie at the 15th, then parred the final three holes to...
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April 04, 2018 - 10:53 am
April 5 1915 — Jess Willard beats Jack Johnson in the 26th round to win the world heavyweight boxing title in Havana, Cuba. 1927 — Johnny Weissmuller breaks his own 200-meter freestyle record by seven seconds in 2:08. He also lowers his own record in the 100-yard freestyle to 51 seconds, a record...
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April 02, 2018 - 5:57 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale put an exclamation point on a thrilling women's college basketball season. Her off-balance 3-pointer in the title game capped a record comeback by Notre Dame and an incredible weekend for the sport. The Final Four got started with two stirring overtime games...
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April 02, 2018 - 5:04 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It took a historic comeback and an epic shot to give Notre Dame its second national championship. The last-second 3-pointer by Arike Ogunbowale that lifted the Irish over Mississippi State 61-58 Sunday night was a riveting — and fitting — conclusion to the greatest women's...
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April 02, 2018 - 3:40 pm
Mississippi State faces the difficult challenge of sustaining the success it has had during the brilliant careers of four Bulldog seniors, who transformed the women's basketball program from a Southeastern Conference also-ran to a national powerhouse in a few short years. A bitter loss in the...
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April 02, 2018 - 9:36 am
April 3 1930 — The Montreal Canadiens win the NHL Stanley Cup with a two-game sweep of the Boston Bruins. 1933 — Ken Doraty's overtime goal gives the Toronto Maple Leafs and 1-0 victory over the Boston Bruins in semifinals of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The goal comes at 1 hour, 44 minutes, 46...
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