Women's sports

FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2015, file photo, Dallas Mavericks team owner Mark Cuban shouts in the direction of an official during an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns, in Dallas. The Mavericks have hired outside counsel to investigate allegations of inappropriate conduct by former team president Terdema Ussery in a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile workplace for women. Cuban told the magazine that the team was establishing a hotline for counseling and support services for past and current employees. He is mandating sensitivity training for all employees, himself included. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
February 21, 2018 - 5:32 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The NBA fined outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $600,000 on Wednesday for comments about tanking during a podcast with Hall of Famer Julius Erving. Commissioner Adam Silver said the fine was for "public statements detrimental to the NBA." The league said the podcast with...
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Oregon guard Sabrina Ionescu celebrates in the last minutes of their Pac-12 NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Ore., Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Oregon won, 101-94 in overtime. (Andy Nelson/The Register-Guard via AP)
February 21, 2018 - 5:28 pm
As of late Monday night, Oregon coach Kelly Graves wasn't even sure who the No. 8 Ducks were playing the final week of the regular season. "It's somewhere down in the desert — and we've got more work to do," he said. The importance of the Pac-12's final week was certainly not lost on Graves. The...
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February 21, 2018 - 5:09 pm
BASEBALL MLB — Suspended Houston RHP Forrest Whitley (Double-A Corpus Christi) 50 games without pay for a violation of baseball's minor league drug prevention and treatment program. American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Agreed to terms with OF Colby Rasmus on a minor league contract. TEXAS RANGERS —...
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February 21, 2018 - 4:36 pm
MLB-NEWS Orioles bring back Chris Tillman to rotation UNDATED (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have signed pitcher Chris Tillman to a $3 million, one-year contract that includes performance bonuses. Tillman likely will join right-handers Dylan Bundy, Kevin Gausman and Andrew Cashner in the rotation...
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FILE- In this Feb. 13, 2018, file photo, Chloe Kim, of the United States, celebrates winning gold after the women's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Before Kim won gold in the snowboarding halfpipe event, her infectious personality and heartwarming origin story had already won her sponsorships from Toyota, Samsung, Visa and others. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
February 21, 2018 - 3:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The aerial wizardry of snowboarders Shaun White and Chloe Kim lifted the Winter Olympics and NBC to a weekly ratings victory. Veteran White's gold-medal comeback in the halfpipe gave NBC the most-watched night in prime-time last week, according to Nielsen ratings released...
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February 21, 2018 - 3:33 pm
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February 21, 2018 - 3:12 pm
BASEBALL MLB — Suspended Houston RHP Forrest Whitley (Double-A Corpus Christi) 50 games without pay for a violation of baseball's minor league drug prevention and treatment program. American League TEXAS RANGERS — Acquired international slot compensation from Cincinnati for RHP Miguel Medrano...
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February 21, 2018 - 10:57 am
OLYMPICS Vonn takes bronze, Goggia wins PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Lindsey Vonn fell a little short of winning her second women's Olympic downhill gold medal. The American came away with the bronze by finishing 0.47 seconds behind the gold medal-winning Sofia Goggia (GOH'-jah) of Italy. The 33...
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Gold medal winners Kikkan Randall, of the United States, and Jessica Diggins is flanked by silver medal winners Stina Nilsson, of Sweden, and Charlotte Kalla, left, and bronze medal winners Marit Bjoergen, of Norway, and Maiken Caspersen Falla during the venue ceremony after women's team sprint freestyle cross-country skiing final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
February 21, 2018 - 10:27 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:25 a.m. Marit Bjoergen is now the most decorated Winter Olympian of all time after her Norwegian team took bronze in the women's cross-country skiing sprint relay, increasing her career tally to 14 Olympic...
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